Saturday 20th September 2020
Time: 9:00am until 11:00pm

What is it?
We know everyone is fed up of being stuck in the house because of Covid-19, but Sight Support Hull & East Yorkshire (HEY) is asking you to stay in one more time this September in support of local people with sight loss!

We would like hundreds of people across Hull and East Yorkshire to show their empathy for people with sight loss, who are still struggling under social distancing regulations, by hosting a Stay in for Sight event to help raise funds and awareness for Sight Support HEY.

People like Jean:

“I was so grateful when Sight Support’s Community Advice Officer, Jan, called. She is genuinely the only person who has contacted us to offer help and I feel that I now have got someone out there to support me and Michael in our hour of need.”

When is it?
Saturday 20th September 2020.... But if this date isn’t appropriate, then please feel free to choose another date in September to suit you.

What do I do?
Host a “Stay in for Sight” event with members of your family and/or friends within your social bubble, or even your work colleagues, and ask for a donation from them to attend. You could hold your event at home or at work. It could be at night or during the day.

Some ideas are:

  • Cheese and Wine Party
  • Barbeque
  • Pie & Peas Night
  • Quiz or Games Night
  • Fancy Dress Party
  • Coffee Morning
  • Cake bake

Your event can even be a virtual one! Whatever you do, please remember to adhere to current government guidelines on social distancing and stay safe!

Why should I do it?
Sight Support HEY aims to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people across the region by offering support services to help them to reach their full potential and lead independent lives.

We are an independent local charity and receive no government funding. We rely on fundraising donations from individuals, groups and companies in order to finance the day to day costs of providing and developing our wide range of services.

Right now, many of our usual public fundraising activities, events and challenges have had to be cancelled due to the impact of Covid-19 which has left a huge deficit in our financial budgets, but your support this September will help us to maintain the vital services we offer the 2,300 visually impaired people we currently support.

What support will Sight Support HEY give me?
We can provide you with the following to support your event:

• Invitation templates for you to print and send to your friends.
• Sight Support HEY balloons to use at your event.
• Collection box to collect those all important donations.

In return for your amazing support, you will receive a thank you letter and certificate after the event to acknowledge how much you raised.

Contact us for your fundraising pack on 01482 342297 or email fundraising@sightsupport.org or get in touch using the form below.