We are able to offer the services and activities that we do due to the kind donations of people like you. We rely solely on private donations and fundraising activities. If you would like to help us with our fundraising efforts or would like to donate to us we would be very happy to hear from you.

Here are a few ways in which you can donate and help us continue our work.

1) Virgin Money Giving

You can donate to our charity page or set up a fundraising page on Virgin Money Giving by following the link below.

Virgin money donate button

2) Regular Giving

If you would like to make a regular donation to Vision Support Harrogate District, please complete the form below and return it to us.  We will do the rest.

Standing Order Form

As a registered charity (No. 211436), the Society is able to increase the value of any cash donations by about 25%, using the Gift Aid Scheme. This applies to all donations made by people who pay UK income tax.

3) Donations

Cheques should be made payable to  The Harrogate & District Society for the Blind and sent to us at:

Vision Support Centre, 23 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5LF

4) Declutter and donate

Fundraising just got easier! Thanks to a little thinking outside the box, you can now donate your unwanted items to support our work through @VMGiving. Join us this #GivingTuesdayNow and get started by clicking on the button below #DeclutterAndDonate. A collaboration between Virgin Money Giving and Ziffit, there is no cost to you or us! They even collect parcels over 5kg for free!

Declutter and donate button

5)We’ve Launched our Local Lotto Page!

We are pleased to be supported by the LOCAL LOTTO, help us raise funds click here to buy your LOCAL LOTTO TICKET through our Local Lotto Page.

View Posters lotto launch

5) Easy Fundraising

If you or family and friends buy online we would be most grateful if you could help raise funds for the society AT NO COST TO YOURSELF. All you have to do is:

a) Register as a user at Easyfundraising

b) Click on the “Support a good cause” tab.

c) Then enter HARROGATE & DISTRICT (INCL RIPON) SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND as your chosen charity.

d) Complete your registration.

e) Make purchases in the usual way with your chosen online retailer/supplier

The Society then receives a varying percentage of the value of your purchases and it doesn’t cost you a penny! For instance if you make a purchase with Amazon, 2.5% will be donated to the Society. There are 2000+ Brand name retailers registered on this site and by visiting it BEFORE making your purchase you can help us raise much needed funds – it’s that simple. REMEMBER THIS IS A COMPLETELY FREE SERVICE, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS REGISTER SO THEY KNOW WHICH CHARITY YOU SUPPORT.

Thank you for your support.