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We’re here to help people live life to the full. We don’t have the resources or the income of the large national charities – so we have to work harder – and we need your help!

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How you can get involved

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Why choose Henshaws?

We are a specialist charity providing expert support, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss and other disabilities. Last year alone, we supported over 6,000 visually impaired people in the North of England.

Having a visual impairment or disability can mean people lose confidence in their future and find themselves isolated. We strive to support people to ensure that they do not feel alone, and that they have the skills and confidence to lead a live that is full of choice and opportunity.

We rely on your generous help to ensure we can continue this life-changing work, and we truly appreciate anything you can do to support us.

Faces of fundraising

“My daughter walked from Blackpool Tower to Old Trafford, a distance of 60 miles, wearing a blindfold and being led by her dad on foot and me behind in the family car to raise awareness and money for Henshaws.

It was much tougher than we thought but we received tremendous support along the way. We were overwhelmed by the support and affection expressed for Alicia.

It was a huge relief when we arrived at Old Trafford. I cannot begin to tell you how proud and inspired I was by what Alicia had done.”

Alicia’s Fundraising Story

Latest News

Keep up to date with all the latest news from Henshaws Fundraising Team

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    Art Anonymous Returns in 2024!

    Posted May 2024
  • A close-up of a pint glass filled with beer, featuring the "Henshaws Beer Fest 2024" logo and details, set against a blurred background of the event.
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    Beer Fest Returns and raises £26,000 for Henshaws!

    Posted May 2024
  • Matty holding his Manchester Marathon Medal and smiling at camera.
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    Matty takes on Manchester Marathon

    Posted May 2024
Group of Staff and Vounteers smiling at the camera at Henshaws Beer Festival 2023 wearing pink Henshaws tshirts,

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We are here to support you every step of the way. Find out more about visiting us or use the contact details below if you have any questions.

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Learn how to get involved

From fundraising events to volunteering, there are plenty of ways to give to make a difference at Henshaws

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