Henry Wyndham


Orbis is dedicated to preserving and restoring the sight of the poorest people in the poorest communities across the world. Through innovative programmes and partnerships, Orbis creates long-term, lasting solutions to prevent and cure blindness worldwide. We provide the tools, training and technology for local doctors and health care professionals to develop solutions to tackle avoidable blindness in their own countries. By building long-term capabilities in eye care institutions, Orbis supports its partners in providing quality eye care services that are affordable, accessible and ultimately sustainable.

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The Henry Wyndham Walk for ORBIS

Henry Wyndham

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/HenryWyndham

In May, as a great personal challenge, I am tackling the Coast to Coast walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in Yorkshire (190 miles).

As you may know, I was involved in a rather serious shooting accident last August, in which I came very close to losing the sight in both my eyes. Had I not been wearing my glasses, I would have definitely been blinded forever. Although I sustained injuries to the face, hands and chest, I was incredibly fortunate that my eyes were spared. The experience really brought home to me how desperate life must be for those without the gift of sight and, in particular, those who are blind but don’t need to be.

As a result I have decided to raise funds for a remarkable sight-saving charity called ORBIS.

For every £10 I raise, one person who is suffering from a form of curable blindness will have his or her sight restored. Please read more about my campaign at www.orbis.org.uk/giftofsight

Please give generously - I aim to raise as much as possible to restore and save the sight of hundreds of thousands of children and adults across the world.

Thank you for sharing my vision.

Kind regards, Henry Wyndham

Recent donors





21.10.13 Well done- great cause. Looking forward to meeting in November

15.10.13 Amazing achievement, well done.

09.10.13 Wonderful recovery and wonderful commitment!

02.10.13 A wonderful story of generosity helping ORBIS treat and prevent blindness worldwide

02.10.13 An extraordinary journey for a great charity.

02.10.13 Looking up to you in every way.

01.10.13 Sincere appreciation for all you have done for Orbis and the people it works with

29.09.13 Good luck to you Brian and others in Ethipia this month.

29.09.13 Hope the trip to Ethiopia with Brian goes well.

24.09.13 We really appreciate the spotlight that you are giving ORBIS. We hope that your forthcoming trip to Ethiopia to see sight saving projects will make your impressive fundraising efforts and every step of the coast to coast challenge worthwhile.


23.09.13 I read your article in the Evening Standard and it just hooked me. I plan to donate again and tell all my family and friends to donate too. Such a worthwhile cause.

22.09.13 My brother has lost his sight to Diabetes. Good luck with the fundraising

21.09.13 Read about your efforts in the Evening Standard. Sounds an excellent cause - well done!

20.09.13 I saw the article on the Evening Standard website, and was moved to make a donation to such a worthy cause.

18.09.13 With very best wishes

16.09.13 Dearest Hen - what a good thing you've got such long legs! A small contribution for a great effort. Love Jo x


01.09.13 Well done, Henry! Congratulations on a stunning achievement for a most worthy cause.

31.07.13 Well done Henry



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