We rely heavily on fundraising in the local community as we receive no statutory grants.

If you fundraise for us, you will be helping to make a real difference to people living locally with sight loss.


Elkington House Fete, free
Saturday 10th August, 2-4pm
Stalls, cream tea, raffle, tombola and live music in the gardens of Elkington House Care Home, Westcliff

 Autumn Quiz, St Peter’s Church Hall, Westcliff
Saturday 19th October, 7pm
£6 per person, teams of 6-8

Christmas Carols at Porters
Wednesday 11th December, 2-4pm
Carols from Westcliff High School for Girls with a Christmas tea
and raffle at the Mayor’s residence.
£10 per person

Please call Catherine on 01702 342131 for more information or to book your place.

Mayor’s Charity 2018/2019

Southend in Sight are delighted to have been chosen by The Worshipful the Mayor, Cllr Derek Jarvis as his chosen charity while
in office.

Derek and his wife Val have been busy organising and attending events around the town and fundraising for us. If you would like to attend one of their lunches or dinners please click on the link below to find out what’s on:

Southend in Sight Charity Shop

We have a wonderful independent charity shop at our premises on Hamlet Court Road.  Any donations we receive are sold and the funds are used to help run our Community Services.

If you have any unwanted clothes, shoes, books, bric a bac, pictures, vinyl, CDs, cassettes, electrical or homeware we would love you to donate it to us. 

Easter Pop-up Shop

We are holding an Easter pop-up shop on Saturday 6th April from 9.30am – 4.00pm at the SIS centre. The whole family are welcome to come along and pick up a bargain.

All sorts of fabulous Easter gifts will be available as well as clothes starting at just £1. We have also been promised a visit from the Easter bunny!


Become a member of our Diamond Club for just £5 a month

Can you spare £5 a month to help us continue our community services?

Join our lottery today with an annual subscription of just £60

There will be 12 monthly prize draws:
January to November: 1st prize £75, 2nd prize £50
December: 1st prize £200, 2nd prize £100, 3rd prize £50

You must be over 18 to join and can apply for up to 5 numbers.

Your donation will help us support visually impaired people in Southend.

For more information, please call Catherine on (01702) 342131

February Winners

1st Prize – No.50
2nd Prize – No.23

Southend in Sight is the Community Services Division of Southend Blind Welfare Organisation. Southend Blind Welfare Organisation is an independent charity providing practical support and advice to those living with visual impairment and blindness in the Southend-on-Sea area. Registered Charity No: 1069765