The Duke of Devonshire, KCVO, CBE, DL

"I'm delighted to witness an innovative business partnership between the charity and Flint Bishop Solicitors. Their work together creates a fantastic opportunity to promote legacy giving and ensure that blind and partially sighted people throughout Derbyshire receive the support and services they deserve."

CEO at Sight Support Derbyshire

Claire Winfield was appointed as the CEO at Sight Support Derbyshire in January 2013.  Claire joins us from the Royal Air Forces Association where she worked as the Director of Welfare.

 

Run for free

Run for free in the Derby 10k on the 1st April 2012

Whether it is a New Years resolution, February blues, to get fit or try something new, we have the perfect solution. Take part in the Derby 10k for free by raising just £50 sponsorship to support blind and visually impaired people locally in Derbyshire.


Marsha O’Sullivan is taking part and hoping to raise £500 for Sight Support Derbyshire. Marsha says “I have struggled to do much exercise since giving birth to my two girls. Pregnancy does crazy things to the body and mine has been left a bit battered, but having seen Sight Support Derbyshire’s advert I'm grasping the nettle and hanging the consequences as I take on the Derby 10K to raise money for them. I have chosen this charity because I know a couple of people who, in later life, have lost or are in danger of losing their sight. It's with the support of organisations such as this that they've been able to face the change in their circumstances with fortitude and resolve. It’s a worthwhile cause I’m happy to put my best foot forward for”.


To sponsor Marsha please visit http://www.justgiving.com/Marsha-OSullivan


The 11th Derby 10k and 3k is taking place at Pride Park Stadium on the 1st April 2012. We are looking for people who want a challenge whilst raising money at the same time. As Derby County’s Charity of the Year, Sight Support Derbyshire will pay the entrance fee if you commit to raising sponsorship for Sight Support Derbyshire.

For the first time ever, Sight Support Derbyshire will also pay the entrance fee of the 3k if you commit to raising sponsorship for Sight Support Derbyshire.

Robin Toal , Fundraising Manager of Sight Support Derbyshire says’ We are so excited to be able to offer free participation in the 10k and 3k if you commit to raising sponsorship for Sight Support Derbyshire. This makes the run an event for the whole family’.

Sight Support Derbyshire is a local charity making a real difference to local blind and visually impaired adults and children.

The run takes place on the 1st April 2012 at 9.30am at Pride Park Stadium.

We have limited places available and are accepting applications now. Sight Support Derbyshire will pay for anybody’s entrance fee who agrees to raise sponsorship for the charity in return, meaning that you can participate for free.

For more information or to apply contact Sight Support Derbyshire on 01332 287 027 or fundraising@sightsupportderbyshire.org.uk

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