Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK, and takes place from 1st-7th June every year.
As many of you will be aware, RP Fighting Blindness was honoured last year by the British Isles Rose Society, which bred a new rose to mark our 40th anniversary.
RP Fighting Blindness recently held its first ever Families Conference in Milton Keynes, for families affected by inherited progressive sight loss.
Last weekend saw the annual Virgin Money London Marathon take place. Every year RP Fighting Blindness has a great presence at the event, and this was no exception with 16 people competing in RPFB colours, and raising money for our cause!
RPFB supporter Tim Robinson shares his experiences of running the Bath Half Marathon for us in March.
The Royal National College for the Blind has asked us to help share information about their upcoming Have a Go Activity Weekend on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017.
As part of RNIB’s #HowISee series of films, designed to educate and inform the public about visual impairment, the latest explores what it’s like being a blind or partially sighted mum.
RNC has asked us to help share information about their upcoming Have a Go Activity Weekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March 2017.
Reporter Matt Smart of the North Devon Gazette and local councillor David Chalmers joined Julie Adnams Hatch in Barnstaple town centre this month to learn more about issues faced by people with RP. They were given RPFB sim specs which simulate tunnel vision to give them an idea of the everyday challenges people with the condition can face.
RPFB supporter Alex Innes was recently featured in the Huffington Post, about his efforts to raise funds for our work.