Leeds Optometrist raising funds for new homeless clinic

Yorkshire optometrist, Paul Appleson, is raising funds and awareness for a new Vision Care for Homeless People clinic in Leeds. The new centre, which will be located in St George’s…

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Optom runner raises £736 for VCHP

London locum optometrist, Surbhi Joshi, has raised £736 and highlighted the work of Vision Care for Homeless People by running for the charity in the London marathon. Surbhi was delighted…

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Cash boost from City Bridge Trust to expand VCHP London services

The City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust, has given £37,100 to Vision Care for Homeless People, a charity that supports thousands of homeless people in London every…

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Optom running London Marathon for VCHP

London locum optometrist Surbhi Joshi, is striding out in the London Marathon for Vision Care for Homeless People and is keen to raise funds for the charity. Her first full…

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Anglia Ruskin & Aston students raising money for VCHP

Undergraduates at Anglia Ruskin University combined learning with charity fundraising recently when they hosted a one-day Out of the Box Optics event. The initiative saw third-year optometry students from Anglia…

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Video promotes work of VCHP

A new video has been produced by Bellyflop TV for Vision Care for Homeless People to promote the work of the charity. The minute and a half footage brings to…

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Volunteer Ben sets his sights on helping homeless people

Optometrist Ben Richardson, aged 28, who lives in Maidenhead and works at Vision Express in Reading, travelled to the London Crisis Skylight Centre recently to spend the day volunteering for…

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eyedoo donates to VCHP

The launch of ‘eyedoo’, the on-line high quality, yet affordable, prescription specs business, announced that 5% of every purchase is being donated to Vision Care for Homeless People. eyedoo’s pop-up…

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Crisis opticians service enthuses volunteers

Volunteers powered up eyecare clinics throughout London during the Crisis week – and saw hundreds of clients, dispensing glasses with extreme powers ranging from -9.5 to +10.5 dioptres. Organised by…

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Crisis at Christmas results in 279 eye tests

Crisis at Christmas, in conjunction with Vision Care for Homeless People, at its clinics around London resulted in 279 eye examinations, with 192 pairs of single vision specs dispensed, and…

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