Optelec Magnifying Glass for Grandad

My Grandad, Hendry, is 89 and has age-related macular degeneration which means that he finds it incredibly difficult to see without the use of visual aids.

The NHS have provided him with several small magnifying devices, but unfortunately they don’t have the budget to be able to afford to provide him with a more powerful magnifier.

I’m fundraising to hopefully be able to get him the Optelec Traveller magnifier, which would enable him to read enlarged text. The magnifier is being bought second hand through the WESC Foundation, a specialist centre for visual impairment, so the money raised will be going back into the charity via the purchase!

The charity have kindly lowered the price of the magnifier to £400 + P&P.


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    • £25 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Maxine Davies 
Newcastle Upon Tyne, North East England, United Kingdom
Julie Davies 
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