Living a life without limits
Blind Week is a very important time for us to be generous as a community and to focus on the people who benefit from that generosity. People like those featured in the stories below, who are living their best lives thanks to our wonderful supporters.
Supporting Lottie and her family
Nelson couple Hayley and Sam were blissfully 36 weeks pregnant with their first child when a routine check-up shattered their world. Scans revealed that their precious unborn daughter had suffered a brain haemorrhage.
June’s bright future
In 2011, macular degeneration took hold of June’s eyesight, leaving her frustrated and worried about how she would cope. With the help of Blind Foundation counsellor’s, June discovered that life would never be the same, but it was going to be different and enjoyable in new ways.
Stepping back into the light
Jenny’s world was turned upside down when she developed a rare genetic condition in both eyes. With help from the Blind Foundation and the latest technology, Jenny now has access to a whole world of books that was closed to her.
Make life magical for children like Brianna
Brianna has been blind since birth, but that has not held her back. With the Blind Foundation by her side, Talking Books have opened up a whole new world of imagination and wonder for her.
Donate now so Brianna and others can continue enjoying the stories they love.