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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Sarah

Sarah

"It’s all attitude, and Vista have really helped me realise I can do this. Life can get better, and I am the proof.”"

When Sarah was involved in a life changing road traffic collision, she was scared that she'd lose all her independence. With help from Vista she's growing in confidence again.

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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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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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Steve

Steve

Managing a range of services can be challenging, but the diversity of what we offer for local people is something I'm very proud of.

Steve has worked for Vista for over ten years, and now has responsibility for almost forty members of staff.

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