EYECAN Christmas Raffle Winners

image shows five people including staff and sponsors dressed in festive clothes around a table in Westlea Centre’s main hall. On the table is a the red tombolo surrounded by festive items.

EYECAN’s Christmas Raffle has just been drawn and we have the winning tickets. 1st prize 0937 2nd prize 0472 3rd prize 0855 Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket. Special thanks to G4S Secure Solutions Jersey for once again sponsoring our Christmas Raffle. Merry Christmas everyone.

EYECAN supports International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Local sight impairment Charity EYECAN marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities by thanking the retail businesses in Jersey who have helped their members, particularly during the Covid pandemic. The International Awareness Day on Friday 3rd December seeks to raise awareness of challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities in the context […]

Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition with Emilie

EYECAN member Emilie explaining her floral white art box at the Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition

This is EYECAN member Emilie Douglas telling her story; it has been captured through her Art Box which was displayed at the Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition https://vimeo.com/videos/652073961

EYECAN Newsletter – November 2021

Hello once again to all friends of EYECAN. We hope you are keeping well, and that life is treating you kindly.  EYECAN has been very busy since we last sent you a letter, so I am taking this opportunity to bring you our latest news. On two occasions in October, we had the chance to […]

EYECAN Ceramic Christmas Tree decorations

Photo of a collection of completed ceramic Christmas Tree decorations displayed on a table]

EYECAN member and talented ceramics artist, Zena Gavey, recently taught other members how to make ceramic Christmas Tree decorations. Members worked on their individual pieces and then Zena very kindly fired them in her kiln. Everyone was delighted with their finished products!

EYECAN Christmas Raffle

Image shows EYECAN raffle ticket showing prize amounts and details of the draw date. The ticket is surrounded by candy canes, baubles, and festive gingerbread

EYECAN is holding their Christmas Raffle on 24th December at Westlea Centre. Tickets are now available for £2.50 each. First prize is £1,000. If you want to be in with a chance to win any of the three cash prizes please give us a call on 864689 or email [email protected] Be quick, they sell fast!! […]

Fundraising for EYECAN

Image of Malcolm outside Westlea Centre holding a cheque with the value of funds raised

EYECAN is very grateful to Malcolm Whittel for raising £680.82 for the Charity by way of a sponsored musical feat. Starting first thing in the morning and finishing late in the evening Malcolm played every hymn in the Hymnal, with only a 15-minute break for lunch. Malcolm, who has personal understanding of sight loss, described […]

Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition

Image of Agnetta standing under red and yellow tunnel in the Royal Square

EYECAN has been pleased to be involved in advising the Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition on ways to make the exhibition more accessible for visitors with sight loss. The information boards have been produced in contrasting colours, there are audio stories and audio description for the story boxes in the annex, and the stewards for the […]

Jean Supporting EYECAN

Image of Jean cleaning EYECAN's banner

Jean, one of our Volunteers, kindly came to Westlea Centre recently to clean all our banners. Thank you Jean! There are always little jobs that need doing and we are so thankful for all the time our volunteers give to our charity.

Collection Pots

Image of EYECAN's collection pot

Alongside other great charities and organisations, our collection boxes can be found in the following Channel Islands Co-operative stores until the 31st of October 2021: Grouville, Pontac, Maufant, Georgetown, Sion and New Era Pharmacy. EYECAN would not be able to offer its services to the Island’s residents with a sight impairment without the generous donations […]