Eye health

Pair of wood framed sunglasses.

Sunglasses partnership helps to raise money for Sightsavers

Canadian sunglasses brand Bôhten will donate US$5 to Sightsavers for every pair of its glasses bought online.

September 2015
Child on back of smiling woman.

UK government will double your donations before 15 December

The UK government has pledged to match donations to Sightsavers made by the UK public between 15 September and 15 December.

September 2015
Eoin Macken

Actor Eoin Macken sees our work in action

Irish actor Eoin Macken recently travelled to Mozambique with Sightsavers to make a documentary about our work treating people with cataracts.

September 2015
Close up photograph of Joanna Lumley speaking loudly throuugh a telephone.

Joanna Lumley takes to the trading floor for Sightsavers

Sightsavers ambassador Joanna Lumley turned her hand to financial trading today to help raise funds for us as part of the BGC Partners annual charity day.

September 2015
Lorraine leans over and speaks into a microphone. She has headphones on and is wearing a dark top.

Lorraine Kelly fronts Sightsavers’ Radio 4 appeal

Lorraine Kelly took part in a Comic Relief trip to Kenya where she saw our work in action. She was so impressed, she became a Sightsavers ambassador!

August 2015
Two children sit on a hospital bed, both ahve big smiles.

Richard Branson blogs about A Million Miracles

The Virgin Group founder has promoted Sightsavers’ appeal as part of a partnership that will see Virgin help deliver thousands of life-changing surgeries.

August 2015
Omari is pictured wearing white scrubs in pre operation photo. He is smiling and giving a thumbs up.

Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite helping to carry out A Million Miracles

Virgin Unite’s support of Sightsavers' A Million Miracles appeal will focus on helping to deliver thousands of life-changing cataract surgeries by 2018.

August 2015
Portrait of Brien in black shirt against white background.

Brien Holden obituary: A global leader in eye care and vision research

Sightsavers was shocked and saddened to hear the news of the sudden death of Professor Brien Holden, a global leader in eye care and vision research.

July 2015
Jacob, 9 years old, measured by a community healthworker, before being administered with is Mecitzan treatment at his home in Nigeria.

eBay partnership raises £16,550 for Sightsavers

Earlier this year we partnered with eBay to offer customers the chance to donate to Sightsavers while buying and selling their items online.

July 2015

A Million Miracles: our award-winning campaign

Sightsavers celebrated a triumphant night at the Institute of Fundraising National Awards, overcoming tough competition to pick up two trophies.

July 2015
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