Celebrating Our 110th Birthday - Serving Warwickshire's Visually Impaired Community Since June 1911

Supporting people living with sight loss in Warwickshire since 1911

110th Birthday Virtual Fundraiser

We've launched an online virtual fundraiser to help commemorate our 110th birthday!

In this virtual fundraiser, people can make a donation and light a star – our goal is to try and light 110 stars before the end of June!

You can get involved, leave a message of support and a donation by connecting via this link: https://visufund.com/warwickshire-vision-supports-110th-birthday-party
 

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WVS Celebrates its 110th Birthday

As of June 2nd 2021, Warwickshire Vision Support is officially 110 years old.

In this time, we’ve survived two world wars, multiple conflicts and four influenza pandemics, including COVID 19!

Today, Warwickshire Vision Support is a beacon of hope for anyone who is blind or visually impaired in Warwickshire. We currently reach out to over 3000 people across the county and regularly engage with over 500 on a monthly basis.

Click the button for an overview of our history over the decades.

Amelia Takes on Leamington Half-Marathon for WVS

We would like to give a big thank you to Amelia Hobden, who will be taking part in the Leamington half-marathon on the 11th of July to help raise money for Warwickshire Vision Support.

Amelia writes "During the first COVID-19 lockdown I volunteered for Warwickshire vision support helping to deliver food parcels and food shops to vulnerable people, who are blind or visually impaired in the community. Whilst involved with Warwickshire Vision Support I could see the valuable work they provide locally, which has inspired me to want to raise money to help them continue their vital work."

Volunteer Excellence Awards Announced!

As you may be aware, this week is National Volunteers Week. Across the nation, charities are celebrating the work that all volunteers do and the amazing contribution that they make to improving the lives of others. 

For the past two years, Warwickshire Vision Support has given out a small number of Volunteer Excellence Awards and this year is no exception. We have over 250 volunteers, and every single one is so worthy in so many ways. It has been really hard to decide who should benefit this year.

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