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Sightsavers pays tribute to Her Majesty the Queen

September 2022
The Queen smiles as she greets staff.

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

Sightsavers will remember with affection the support we received from Her Majesty’s patronage. From endorsing our work by granting our royal status to visiting our headquarters and meeting our staff, she showed great commitment and gave tremendous validity to our cause. We are so very grateful and privileged to have had her patronage.

We are extremely proud to have worked with The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust to secure a legacy in the Queen’s honour, by making a major contribution to eliminating blinding trachoma within the Commonwealth.

The Queen was a truly remarkable person, dedicated to her position, and we offer our condolences to the royal family and all the people closest to her.

Dr Caroline Harper CBE
Sightsavers CEO

Remembering our patron, Her Majesty The Queen

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A screenshot of a video call between Peter Holland, Jalikatu Mustapha, the Queen and the Countess of Wessex.
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