The team at Specsavers in Didcot raised more than £80 for Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) by hosting a week of international lunches for staff.

Members of the team from Thailand, Spain, Romania, England, Scotland, and of Indian and Pakistani origin, each cooked something typical from their country over a five-day week. Other members of the team then got to enjoy the delights in return for donations to RNIB.

‘This was a great way to not only raise funds for RNIB, but to also celebrate our team’s wealth of different cultures and make our lunches more enjoyable,’ said store director Rukhsana Bi.

Royal National Institute of Blind People

RNIB is a charity which provides practical and emotional support for people experiencing sight loss. It is their aim to help those who are suffering from sight loss and vision problems face the future with confidence.

The charity encourages people to use their helpline where they offer advice and answer any questions or queries. Within the helpline there are teams to handle all issues such as the Eye Information Service, the Tax Advice Service and counselling.

RNIB also offer services to make life easier for those who experience difficulty when reading. This includes libraries with braille and audio books to specifically help people with sight problems.

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