Case studies

Ray

Ray

I really look forward to working in the shop, it makes my day. I love chatting with customers and making them feel welcome.

Ray volunteers twice a week at Vista’s charity shop in Loughborough, which has become a stable part of his schedule.

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Santander

Santander

We left a stronger, closer team and felt proud of the contribution we were able to make.

The bank employees, based at the Carlton Park offices in Narborough, provide vital support by volunteering and fundraising for Vista.

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Shain

Shain

The activities have helped him understand that there are others out there who can’t see very well.

Shain was diagnosed with Albinism at birth. He can only see confidently up to a metre and a half away, and anything further is blurry and a vague shadow.

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Shane

Shane

These friendships have given me a brighter outlook, and now I'm always looking forward to the next activity.

Shane was born with Optic Atrophy, and all he can see are distorted shapes and shadows. He contacted Vista's befriending service, where his new friendship made an incredible difference.

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Sheila

Sheila

Vista's befriending service has helped me to continue living a full and happy life.

Sheila developed wet macular degeneration almost ten years ago. After being registered as partially sighted, she was referred to Vista.

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Spencer

Spencer

I want to raise money for Vista because they helps lots of visually impaired children like me.

Spencer, 9 years old, has been fundraising and spreading awareness about Vista within his school and local community.

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