We are proud to support Beacon Centre for The Blind and Severn Hospice as our chosen charities for 2013-2015. Our aim is to support the local community where we can see our contributions making a real difference to peoples lives through our Corporate Social Responsibility initiative.
Beacon Centre for the Blind is a Wolverhampton based charity aimed at helping local people with sight loss live fuller and more independent lives by offering them the finest facilities and support they can get. The Centre itself offers a range of accommodation and many activities for residents and includes 71 apartments in Beacon Court. Beacon Court, run in partnership with Bromford Housing, also offers a restaurant, cafe-bar, hairdressers, kiosk shop and sensory garden. As well as the services at the main centre in Sedgley, Beacon Centre for the Blind also operates a community outreach service and run a chain of charity shops.
Beacon Centre for the Blind - Helping local people with sight loss. (http://www.beacon4blind.co.uk/).
Severn hospice is an independent charity based in Shrewsbury opened in 1989 that cares for people who are living with complex and progressive illness. The main aim of the hospice is to sustain the quality of all patients lives, provide relief from pain and other distressing symptoms. Because incurable illnesses affect whole families Severn Hospice also offer the same loving support, help and counselling to patients families, friends and carers.
Since opening, Severn Hospice has cared for over 16,000 patients (more than the entire population of Oswestry) and now care for approximately 2500 patients each year. (http://severnhospice.org.uk)