Help prevent blindness

We all have the chance to do something amazing this Christmas to help others.

Monday, 19th December 2016, 9:31 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:11 pm

As an ambassador of Sightsavers, the charity that works to prevent and cure blindness in developing countries, I would love readers to help make a real difference to someone’s life by funding a life changing operation.

Sightsavers has pledged to make ‘A Million Miracles’ happen in some of the world’s poorest countries by raising enough money to fund one million sight restoring operations.

A cataract operation that takes around 10 minutes and costs Sightsavers just £30, could save someone from a future of blindness.

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I have been supporting Sightsavers for many years and have seen first-hand in Kenya how a simple eye operation can totally transform someone’s life.

So with this in mind, I would encourage readers to help Sightsavers perform a Christmas miracle by donating £30, or whatever they can, and give the gift of sight at millionmiracles.org.

It would be a truly wonderful Christmas present: the chance to change someone’s life.

Thank you so very much.

Lorraine Kelly