Telephone : 01772 744148

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Charity number : 526088

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Galloway's Society for the Blind is, this year, celebrating its 140th Anniversary. It was founded at a meeting in the Corn Exchange, Preston on 11 March 1867 and today supports more than 6,000 blind and partially sighted people. Galloway's does not receive any statutory funding and needs to raise over £500,000 every year.

A number of fundraising events, which are detailed below, have been arranged. If you, your family, friends or colleagues would like to take part and support Galloway's, please contact our Appeals Manager, George Turner :

Telephone : 01772 753706 or 07743 825818.

Email :

Web site : click here.

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Month Date Event Details
    Virgin London Marathon We’re all booked up for this year, so thanks and good luck to this year’s runners.
      It’s never too early to start your training, so if you fancy taking part in one of the world’s most prestigious marathon races put your name down for 2011 or 2012 now.
      If you’ve managed to obtain a place through the ballot, please consider raising money for Galloway’s Society for the Blind. We shall be delighted to hear from you.
May 27 Abseil – Peel Tower This year we are hoping to hold our first evening / moonlight abseil and have provisionally booked 27 May, which is a full moon!
      We are still waiting to receive final confirmation of the date from the abseil organisers but, if you are interested, please let us know and we will let you have confirmed details as soon as we can.
June 5 & 6 Morecambe Bay Walks This year’s Walks Across Morecambe Bay will take place on 5 / 6 June 2010.
      Please contact Kevin Lonergan on 01772 753702 for more details
June 19 Strawberry Fayre & Strawberry Teas Join us at Howick House on 19 June for our second Annual Strawberry Fayre.
      And why don’t you organise your own Strawberry Tea during Wimbledon fortnight?
      You can cheer on Andy whilst supporting Galloway’s.
June 25 Annual Concert at The Minster Church, Preston Preston Concert Band are planning to pay a ‘Tribute to the 60’s’ concert on 25 June.
      Tickets are just £5.00 and available now from Galloway’s.
      So dig out that crazy 60’s gear – this is not to be missed.
September 19 BUPA Great North Run We have a limited number of guaranteed places so, if you are interested in joining our team in Newcastle on 19 September, please contact George Turner as soon as possible.
      Telephone : 01772 753706 or 07743 825818.
September 24 Walk The Lights The best way to see the lights is on foot and you can join Galloway's Walk The Lights on 24 September 2010..
      So put your name down now and have an early start to your sponsorship gathering.
      Please contact George Turner for more details.
      Telephone : 01772 753706 or 07743 825818.

Dreams can come true

Have you got a dream?

Whether it’s parachuting, flying an aeroplane or taking part in an overseas adventure, we are here to help you to make your dreams come true and raise funds for Galloway’s at the same time.

Give us a call today – you never know what might happen next!

If you would like further information about these events/activities, please telephone George Turner on 01772 753706 or 07743 825818.

You can also email


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