Corporate involvement

There are so many benefits that working with Sight Service can bring. Whether you want to bulid your staff motivation or reinforce your profile by forging community links. There are a variety of ways in which you can support our work.

Organise a team fundraising event

Could you hold a fundraising event at work, in your own group, at college or school? Events could include cake sales, dress down days, sponsored head shaves, bag packs and raffles.
 
We have plenty of ideas and can offer practical help an advice.

Organise a team volunteer activity

From painting to gardening, helping out at corporate events to cheering our runners along during The Great North Run.
 
There are always oppertunities to support our work through team volunteering. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to find out how you can help.

Sight Service Collection Boxes

Are you a business that could house one of our collection boxes or do you know somewhere we could place one?
 
Just one filled box can help us raise funds to ensure those with a visual impairment can achieve their full potential.

Establish a goods donation scheme

We currently have two charity shops based on Jackson Street, Gateshead and in our centre in Gordon Street, South Shields. We have set up a company donation scheme and would welcome the opportunity to place our collection bins within your organisation.
 
Our volunteer drivers can collect your donations on an agreed date and time.

Offer work placements to someone who is visually impaired

Offering a work placement within your company to someone who is visually impaired could be a great development experience for all involved.
 
Sight Service offer support throughout to both learner and employer.

Increase your employees awareness of sight loss through our Visual Impairment Awareness Training

There are more people than ever living with sight loss and providing excellent customer service is crucial if your business is to stand out from its competitors.
 
Our Visual Impairment Awareness Training offers your company tuition by tutors with first hand experience of sight loss.
 

Become a friend of Sight Service

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Make a donation

Sight Service rely on grants and donations to help us continue to provide essential services to visually impaired people across Gateshead and South Tyneside.
 
By making a one off donation or by setting up a regular monthly gift donation you are helping our valuable work. A regular gift donation means we can plan ahead and run more events and activities that reduce isolation and loneliness.
 
To find out more please visit our donation page.