-The Source hosts event to raise money for Orbis, the world’s only flying eye hospital-
The Source, the Hi-tech media information resource for journalists and PR professionals, is hosting "In Full View", a charity event designed to raise money for Orbis, the eyesight charity. The event will be held on 30th November at West One Four, (North End Road, West Kensington), and doors will open at 7pm.
-There are 45 million blind and a further 135 million people with low vision, the majority of whom live in the developing world. Tragically, it is estimated that 80% of these people are needlessly blind due to the lack of relevant medical care.-
During the event, 10 men and 10 women who have volunteered to be "Slaves for a day" - including the Source’s founder and Managing Director, Daryl Willcox, will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Other highlights include live music and a raffle, plus a DJ to help you enjoy the evening to the full.
Tickets cost £7 on the door and only £5 if pre-booked - however there are a limited number of places available at this one-off event, so if you are interested in coming, please make sure you e-mail Helen Holloway, the event organiser, at email@example.com by Wed. 22nd November.
If you are interested in offering help, donating prizes or sponsoring the event, please e-mail either Helen Holloway: firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Allen: email@example.com.
Orbis is an international charity dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness by training local doctors, nurses and other health-care workers in the developing world in vital sight-saving techniques. The Orbis team is joined by hundreds of volunteer eye surgeons and medical professionals who donate their time to share their skills.
Programmes are held on-board the Orbis plane, the world’s only flying eye hospital, and in local hospitals and clinics in the developing world. Since Orbis first took flight in 1982, it has held more than 400 programmes in 80 countries and conducted training and demonstrations to over 50,000 healthcare professionals.
To date, it is estimated that Orbis volunteers and trained doctors have restored or preserved the sight of over nine million people.
For more information see http://www.orbis.org
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Date: 30th November
Place: West One Four, North End Road, West Kensington
Nearest tube: West Kensington
Time: Doors open at 7pm
Cost: On-door £6; Pre-book £5
Helen Holloway - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Allen - email@example.com
or call: 0207 720 1222
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