What is Community Match? Community Match is our in-branch, local charity voting scheme. Each quarter, branches feature three local charities/causes from customer nominations – but only one can win in that area. Customers are then invited to vote for a winner with a blue token, issued in branch. Shortlisted causes receive a £100 donation. Winning … More BREAKING NEWS – Nationwide customers have nominated Wakefield District Sight Aid to feature in their Community Match programme in branch.
Macula Clinic Christmas get-together Venue – Eye Centre, Pinderfields Hospital Saturday 19th November 2016, 2-4 PM Snacks & drinks provided! With talks from: Wakefield District Sight Aid, Eye Clinic Liaison Officers & clinic staff
Do you have sight impairment and would like to meet other people? Come and join us for a chat over a cup of tea in a friendly environment. The next one will be held on Monday 14th November. 10am to 12pmThe Church Meeting Room, Parkside Centre, Leeds Road, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PN
Online Today session Wednesday 31st August Wakefield District Sight Aid, Parkside Centre, Leeds Road, Outwood, Wakefield, WF1 2PN Beginners 10am to 12pm Advanced 1pm to 3pm Cost: FREE Spaces are limited so please contact Glen Sheader 07701 396 173 Technology can make life easier if you have hearing or sight problems, but knowing where to … More Helping people with sight loss to get online
A Wakefield District Sight Aid volunteer is celebrating thirty years with the charity this week. Margaret Dodd, who works as a befriending and events volunteer, joined the charity in 1986. She was employed as secretary and was the only member of staff. She went on to run the organisation, which was then called the West Riding … More Margaret celebrates Sight Aid anniversary
To get into the Olympic spirit we’re launching a Guess the Olympian competition, and are looking for local people, businesses and groups to take part. It’s really easy. It’s £1 to guess the name of the Olympian. If the name you choose matches that of the athlete (hidden under the scratch panel) you win a prize. … More Getting into the Olympic spirit
Chief executive Graham Bell took on the challenge of a lifetime this past weekend, cycling 140 miles coast to coast. The three-day ride started on Saturday from Whitehaven, and involved 4100m of climbing. After leaving Whitehaven Graham and his friends, Martin and Graham, cycled through the Lake District to finish day one in Penrith. On day two … More Chief executive on his bike for charity
Fish and chips anyone? We’re launching a lunch club for members and their family, friends and carers. What better way to start the new club than with fish and chips. Join us on Thursday 11th August at the Wetherby Whaler restaurant in Wakefield. Please get in touch to book your place. All welcome!
Our demonstration days take place six times a year and give people with sight impairment the chance to try out equipment, get specialist advice, or just enjoy a cup of tea and a chat. The events are held at the Parkside Centre, Leeds Road, Outwood from 10am to 2pm. There’s an event happening today. Please come … More Demonstration days
We are delighted to be nominated as Sainsbury’s local charity of the year, not once, but twice. The Ings Road and Alverthorpe Road stores in Wakefield have both selected us as finalists in their list of charities to work with. Since 2009, Sainsbury’s stores have each selected a local charity of the year to partner … More Sainsbury’s charity of the year nomination