Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People, as we are a small local society not linked to any other larger national or regional sight loss charity, are very much reliant on donations & the income from fundraising events.
The Society has a busy schedule of activities arranged to help us meet our costs and further our work with blind and partially sighted people.
There are several ways you can make a difference to the lives of our clients:
Attend a Fundraising Event
If you would like to get involded in a fundraising event, please take a look at our News and events pages to see what's coming up soon. Furthermore, you can now see photos from previous events in our photo gallery.
If you or a loved one has been touched by the work that the Society does and would like to make a donation to the charity we would be very grateful. Please send a cheque made payable to Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People to the following address:
Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People,
4 Tenterden Street
We are now working with 'Virgin Money Giving' to create an easier way for our supporters to make either one off or regular donations. From this site you can also create your own sponsored event, sponsor one of our staff for a challenge event they are completing ir donate your own sponsorship from a marathon, hike, sponsored baked bean bath, the skies the limit. Click on the link below to explore the possibilities.
This fantastic site also automatically collects gift aid from UK tax payers with their permission which in itself raised invaluable unretsricted funding each year.
Or you can always call in and see us at the Resource Centre at the above address. If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact us.
Text BURY33 £5 to 70070
(You can change the £5 to whatever amount you would like to donate and Vodaphone send the money directly to us without costs insurred to the society)
Do you own a banger that’s merely gathering dust in the garage? Then you can do your bit for charity!
Giveacar is a UK based fundraising organisation that specialises in donating unwanted and scrap cars to charitable causes throughout the world, including Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People.
They provide a FREE service which is available throughout the UK. They can arrange the collection of the vehicle, depending on its age and condition.
To arrange collection of a car, visit Giveacar.co.uk or call 020 0011 1664, quoting Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People as your preferred charity.
Recycling to raise funds
Did you know that if you bring in your old printer cartridges to the society we can recyle them, we also collect mobile phones and jewellery, every penny counts and your contribution would be much appreciated.
We now have a 'sale' table in our new premises and plan to host car boot sales and attend fetes and now have room to collect donated bric-a-brac from our supporters - please donate and quality goods you can to the society anything at all is much appreciated. Books, cd's, dvd's, etc
We now have an account with Ebay - we can sell items donated that may have more value than the every day bric-a-brac donated but also supporters can now search for our name when selling their own goods and donate a percentage of the final sales to us direct. Donations can also be made direct this way through your paypal account using your ebay account.
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