Sponsors

We would be very grateful for any donations of equipment, spectacle frames or otherwise. If you are able to help, please contact us: info@vchp.org.uk

PLATINUM SPONSORS:

Topcon GB Ltd – Slit lamp and tonometer for the Skylight clinic – Slit lamp table for the Passage – Generous donation of a Retina Camera (£14,000) for the Skylight clinic. Donation of all the equipment for the Broadway and Brighton clinics including slit-lamp, tonometer, field screener and volk lens.
Essilor – Generous financial donation of £5000 a year for the first 3 years to VCHP Birmingham clinic. Sponsored the glazing and lenses for our Birmingham clinic from Nov 08 until May 11. Aiding in recruitment of volunteers for VCHP. All glazing and spectacle lenses for Crisis Open Christmas from 2007 to current day. Took over the glazing and lenses for our Crisis Skylight clinic which runs 2 days a week from May 2011.
Specsavers: Donated thousands of spectacle frames. Generous financial donation for the set-up of our Brighton clinic in 2012 and they are covering the running costs for the first three years.
Stratford Development Partnership Charity (SDP) – Made the biggest donation to date of £15,000 in December 2007. In March 2011 they donated £9,000 to fund the set up and first year of running of our Broadway clinic in Shepherds Bush.

GOLD SPONSORS:

Kentoptic: Free lenses and glazing to the Skylight and Passage clinics for a year and then ongoing free supply of lenses and glazing for the West London Day Centre clinic in Marylebone from May 2011.
Keeler Ltd – New Pulsair Intellipuff tonometer for The West London Day Centre clinic and a reconditioned Pulsair tonometer for Birmingham and Brighton. Donation of four sets of Retinoscopes and Ophthalmoscopes. Donation of two binocular indirect ophthalmoscopes. Free servicing of equipment.
Birmingham Optical Group – Donations from Christmas e-cards totalling £2500; Provided all the optical equipment for the set up of our Birmingham clinic in 2008; provided engineers and transport when our Birmingham clinic moved in 2012.
Pinnacle Psg – Made a donation of £2500. Provided our administrative office space, including phone and internet access, free of charge for four years and continue to provide a boardroom for trustee meetings.
Horizon Optical – thousands of spectacle frames, Complete glazing done at cost price for our first two London centres for the first seven years. They now provide free lenses and glazing for our Brighton clinic which opened in 2012.

SILVER SPONSORS:

Crisis – Provide the use of a consulting and dispensing room, free of charge since Nov 07
FMO: has adopted Vision Care for Homeless People as its official charity and is delighted that many of its members are already supporting the work in London and Birmingham with testing equipment, lenses, frames and glazing. Donated a stand at Optrafair 2011 & 2013 free of charge.
DX Courier – Providing a weekly collection service from our head office and all five of our clinics since January 2010.
Provide complete design and hosting of the Vision Care for Homeless People website free of charge. Web design company London
Shamir UK Ltd – Providing all the glazing and lenses for the Broadway Centre clinic since May 2011.
Optoplast – donated thousands of spectacle cases and cleaning cloths.
Bondeye Optical Limited – Donated a frame heater and an extensive supply of repair tools, nose pads and screws etc for the set up of our Broadway clinic and Brighton clinic. Donated a new focimeter for the Birmingham clinic. Donation of repair tools for all the London clinics.
Thomson Software Solutions – Test Chart 2000 programme for all five of our clinics, including the infra-red remote controls.
Specs of Kensington: Donated a slit lamp, visual field screener and lap top after a practice refurbishment. Bought Elaine Styles’ Olympic Torch for the 2012 Olypmic Games Torch Relay. Supported Elaine Styles in all her fundraising events and promoted Vision Care for Homeless People in the practice.
Fabris Lane Ltd – donated 600 spectacle frames
Polaroid Eyewear– Donated 1,200 pairs of ready made reading glasses with cases.
Ocuco – Provided an adapted Practice Management Solution free of charge , including two lap tops . Point Of Sale Donation – set up on their practice software systems so that customers can donate to Vision Care for Homeless People.
Sight Care – Donated hundreds of spectacle frames and Ready-made reading glasses.
Hoya Lens UK – Provided all the lenses and glazing for the Birmingham clinic since May 2011.
Boots Opticians – Once a month from 2008 until 2012, Boots Opticians paid for an optometrist and dispensing optician to work in our Marylebone clinic and our Birmingham clinic.
match2matchrecruitment – Match 2 Match provide a free recruitment service to VCHP. Match2Match Recruitment Consultancy Ltd specialise in providing bespoke permanent and temporary recruitment solutions to the ophthalmic, nursing & other industries.
P-H-Logo Prospect Health provide a free recruitment service to VCHP. Prospect Health specialise in finding, attracting and recruiting permanent professional staff for Optical Practices across the UK.
P-H-Logo TRB Chemedica UK Ltd TRB Chemedica UK Ltd supply all Vision Care for Homeless People clinics with lubricating eye drops
free of charge.

BRONZE SPONSORS:

Communication in Print – Provide all printing at no cost.
Hilco – Donate Ready Made Reading Glasses as well as repair tools, nose pads and screws.
statone-logo Stat One: Donated Two Ishihara Colour Vision Test Books
TaxiVan.net provide a free courier service for all equipment that needs to be transported between/to our centres
youreye Free advertising and promotion on Your Eye Guide website and newsletter. Your Eye Guide- Eye Health & Vision Information
eyeconnect Eye Connect UK Ltd - Free advertising and promotion Eye Connect website, facebook and myspace pages, and promotion of charity to clients.
primary-health Primary Health Net – Free advertising and promotion on Primary Health Net website.
my-local My Local Optician – Free advertising, promotion and news article on My Local Optician website.
Centre Locum Link : Sourcing volunteer optometrists and dispensing opticians at no cost to our charity
  Five members of the Performance Finance Team (Stuart Burn, Peter Ward, Pete George, Neil Verlander & Stacey Pywell) completed a Tandem Free Fall Skydive on the 20th August 2011 to raise £1,530.32 for Vision Care For Homeless People.

Short term loans:

The Outside Clinic – Aiding in recruitment of volunteers for Vision Care for Homeless People. Loan of two sets of domiciliary kits for the Crisis Christmas 2010, 2011 & 2012.
Zeiss Ltd – FDT field screener & Focimeter