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Sleaford salutes the troops with fundraising

22 June, 2015

Specsavers in Sleaford fundraised for Blind Veterans UK throughout Armed Forces Week 2015 (22 to 28 June). 

Specsavers in Sleaford helped celebrate 100 years of the charity’s work helping blind ex-Service men and women, by encouraging donations from customers.  

Specsavers store director for Sleaford, James Coleman, said: ‘The charity is currently supporting more than 4,000 blind veterans and with our help, they hope to reach their target of recruiting 700 new beneficiaries in the coming year.’  

About the charity

Blind Veterans UK was founded in 1915 and offers support, training and rehabilitation to blind and vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. The charity’s mission is to ensure that all blind veterans have access to the finest quality services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

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