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SVI is managed and run by blind and visually impaired (VI) people. We give information and support to anyone in Sandwell with an interest in visual impairment. We provide services to enable VI people to be as independent as possible and help overcome the challenges of sight loss. We make sure that the needs and concerns of VI people in Sandwell are embedded in local service planning and delivery.

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World Sight Day 2019

SVI members and friends took the message of 'Vision First' out to the people of West Bromwich on World Sight Day, Thursday 9 October. We had an information stand in Tesco, where we talked to people about the importance of looking after their eyes. To spread the message further, we had been …

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Three Peaks Fundraiser: We Did It!

Fantastic news from our amazing Information and Support Worker Cassie. Well done. SVI are so proud of you. “I completed Snowdon, the final mountain of the Three Peak’s challenge, on Saturday 5 October! It was drizzly and pretty misty throughout the day but the climb went great. We decided to take …

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Eye Health Week makes an impact

With help from our friends, we visited five stores in Smethwick, Blackheath, Cradley Heath, Oldbury and Great Bridge Tipton. We had a total of 14 volunteer helpers throughout the week and raised £560.94 towards SVI activities and services. This on top of our great fund raising day at Morrisons …

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