opticians appeals for donations for charity sale
Burnham-On-Sea opticians is appealing to customers to show their
support for Blind Veterans UK by donating unwanted items to be
sold off in store.
team at Specsavers in the High Street is asking customers to drop
off unwanted clothes, books, games and toys before tomorrow, Saturday
will then host a charity sale in store throughout Armed Forces
Week (20-26 June) to raise funds for Blind Veterans, with any
leftover items being donated to local charity shops.
will also be invited to 'Make a Spectacle' of themselves as part
of the charity's national campaign which is supported by Barbara
delighted to be supporting Blind Veterans UK this year by hosting
a charity sale in store," says Rama Venkat, store director
at Specsavers Burnham-on-Sea.
hoping lots of customers will come and drop off some of their
unwanted clothes which we can sell on during Armed Forces Week
to raise much needed funds for the charity."
optometrist, Dr Nicola Phelps, who also serves as a Flight Lieutenant
in the RAF, will also join us on the Wednesday in her official
uniform, helping to raise awareness for the charity."
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.
drop off unwanted items or to find out more about the store's
support of Blind Veterans UK, pop into Specsavers at 3 High Street.