Make a difference – make a donation
Can you imagine the impact on your life if you were to lose some or all of your sight tomorrow?
Currently 250 people per day are diagnosed with sight loss. By 2050 this figure is set to double and worldwide it is set to triple. Any one of us could be included in that number.
If you would like to support our work at The Partially Sighted Society you can be sure your donation will be put to good use providing help and support to somebody living with sight loss.
Read Terry Hitchin’s story here to find out why your donation is so important.
Amongst other things, in 2017-18 we provided :
- 26,000+ school books for children with visual impairment
- 200+ Low vision assessments
- 150+ Sight examinations
- 25 + Telephone support calls per day to people all over the UK
- 144 Support Group sessions
All of this was made possible by the generosity of our donors.
Ways to donate
Setting up a recurring contribution, no matter how small, provides us with a dependable source of funding. And every donation, big or small is used to make a difference to someone living with sight loss. Please click the amount in the yellow circles you would like to donate per month.
£5 a month will pay for 2 symbol of visual disability badges, an arm-band or lanyard or fund 2 bold-lined school books for a child with a visual impairment.
£10 a month will pay towards an enhanced low vision assessment – helping people to make the best use of their remaining vision.
£25 a month will pay towards a sight test with our optometrist and help fund a magnifier, light or electronic magnifier for those who cannot afford them.
To make a one-off donation online please click here or on one of the buttons below:
Donate by Text
To make a donation, text ‘PARTSIGHT 5’ to 70085 to give £5 a month. This costs £5 per month plus a std rate message. Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20 per month for example ‘PARTSIGHT 3’ will give £3 a month, ‘PARTSIGHT 15’ will give £15 a month. Thank you for your support!
Become a Friend of PSS
You can support us by becoming a Friend of The Partially Sighted Society (PSS) for just £20.00 per year. Benefits of becoming a Friend of PSS include invitations to our bi-annual conference and free attendance at our support groups. And you will also receive ‘Oculus’, our Friends of PSS magazine. To join as a Friend of PSS please give us a call.
If you would like to make a one-off donation you can send a cheque to: The Partially Sighted Society, 1 Bennetthorpe, Doncaster, DN2 6AA. Your donation can be increased by 25% under the Gift-Aid Scheme if you are a UK tax payer.
Leave a gift in your will
Leaving a gift in your will is a way to give lasting support and to continue making a difference to people with a visual impairment.
If you have organised a will, you can add a Codicil, which is a legally binding supplement to your original will.
Remembering a loved one
If The Partially Sighted Society has supported your loved one in any way, donations in lieu of flowers is often a meaningful way to support a cause that was close to their heart.
Volunteer your time
If you have a few hours a month to spare and would like to take part to raise funds please call us.
Be a corporate sponsor
Whether it is raising vital funds, sponsoring a piece of equipment or service or building awareness of living with sight loss, our corporate sponsors play a crucial role in helping us to help others. We value any contribution or commitment regardless. There are several ways you can choose to sponsor:
- You can sponsor a specific service – from £50.00 for one Low Vision Assessment up to £5000 for a piece of life-changing equipment
- Choose us as your annual charity
- Hold fundraising events with your staff
- Make a one-off donation
- Display our collection tins in your premises
The benefits of corporate sponsoship
- Advice on accessible printed material
- A 10% discount on large/bold printed material
- A 10% discount on Visual Impairment Awareness Training for your staff
- Free exhibitor stand at our Open Days
To become a corporate sponsor, please call Anita on 01302 965195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org