See the difference we make and help us be the difference

This year we have reached out to the public asking for them to ‘be the difference’ to the lives of people in Cornwall living with sight loss. iSightCornwall is facing a 30% increase in demand on all of our services and our fundraising and donations are down – an unsustainable situation.

To ensure the charity is able to continuing helping people with sight loss in Cornwall, as we have done for 167 years, iSightCornwall launched a fundraising appeal in July to try and spread the word and gather support.

Asking the public to See the Difference. Be the Difference, the appeal launched in July sharing the message on bus shelters around the county, ads on social media, radio adverts and press coverage. We were so pleased to be helped by four of our fantastic clients – Jean, Barbara, Luci and Haydn who all featured in our coverage and shared their stories to help inspire people to support our work.

We were so pleased that our plea was picked up and featured on BBC Spotlight as well as BBC Radio Cornwall. iSightCornwall Chief Executive spoke to reporters about the situation and you can watch her interview on BBC Spotlight by clicking here or listen to our coverage on BBC Radio Cornwall here.

How you can help

There are a number of ways you can be the difference!

Donate to iSightCornwall:

All of the money raised will be used to help people with sight loss in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Every donation helps make a difference, whether it’s £5 or £50. The charity is 90% funded on donations and they allow us to continue offering clubs and social activities, support and demonstrations for technology and emotional support.

Become a Friend of iSightCornwall

Our Friends sign up to give regular donations each month, even just the cost of a coffee can make a huge difference to us and we are so grateful to everyone who becomes a Friend of iSightCornwall.

To find out more, or to join click here

Volunteer for iSightCornwall

We have a fantastic team of about 150 volunteers who make a huge difference to the lives of people with sight loss in Cornwall. From running and managing our social clubs to driving clients to important hospital appointments – we simply could not do what we do without them.

To find out more, or to volunteer click here

Recommend us to your business/local organisation for a talk or charity of the year

We would be delighted to visit you and talk about what we do, our history and our place in Cornwall’s heritage. We regularly visit Women’s Institutes, community hubs and youth groups such as Brownies and Scouts. We can tailor the talk based on your group and what would work best for your audience.
For more information, or to enquire about booking us for a talk, email us at:

If you are looking for a charity to chose as your Charity of the Year then we would be delighted to be considered. We would support you with our social media posts, our website and our newsletter magazine, Outlook which is delivered to all of our clients twice a year. For more information, email us at: or call us on 01872 261110.

A donation, however small, can change someone's life. Thank you for your support.

Call us 01872 261110