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Chris Bennett

Member Of CooperVision London Revolution Cycling Challenge

Cycling London for

Optometry Giving Sight


As an early season starter for this year's Optician sporting challenge Editor, Chris Bennett, will be joining a CooperVision team competing in the London Revolution.

Over the weekend the team will cycle 185 miles around the capital taking in iconic views and some epic climbs.

Please help the team raise money for Optometry Giving Sight by donating on this website.

Below you can find out more about how the money will be used.

Thank you,


Chris Bennett




Cycle for sight – help us to make a big difference

185 miles. 360º loop around London. Two days. One great cause.

Sight is the most treasured of our five senses. We see the world and its myriad of colours and shapes through the windows of our eyes. We learn with them. We laugh with them. We communicate with them. We provide for our families with them. We see our loved ones with them. Sight can make the difference between a life of poverty and a life of opportunity.

That’s why we are ‘cycling for sight’ – raising money for the charity Optometry Giving Sight to support their amazing work around the world, which focuses on targeting the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error.

Who we are

We are like-minded individuals who work in the optical industry. We’re getting together to form a team to take on the challenge because we passionately believe in the life-changing power of sight. Many of us support a range of optical charitable initiatives and wanted to come together to raise as much as we can through this challenge so that Optometry Giving Sight can continue their amazing work.  

The challenge 

We are taking on the London Revolution. It’s a round-London cycle challenge that will cover over 185 miles in two days. It takes place on the 13th and 14th May 2017

How your support will make a difference

More than 600 million people around the world are blind or vision impaired because they do not have access to the eye examination and glasses they need. Your donations allow Optometry Giving Sight to fund the solution by supporting programs that:

  • Train – local eye care professionals and;
  • Establish – vision centres for sustainability to;
  • Deliver – eye care and low cost glasses.

How can you help?

Click ‘Sponsor me’ to make a donation. It’s simple, secure and all funds go directly to Optometry Giving Sight.

Donations will be processed in British Pounds! Please ignore the '$' sign on this page.

Please forward this page to your friends and family – every donation makes a real difference.

Thank you for your support – it means so much.

77%
  • Goal $750.00
  • Raised $575.00
Top Donations
  • Anonymous - $200.00
  • Marc Bennett - $125.00
  • Ocuco Limited - $100.00
  • Martin Batho - $100.00
  • Eyespace - $50.00
Sponsors
Donor Date Amount Message
Eyespace 3/30/2017 $50.00 A great cause and an incredible challenge. Good luck, from us all at Eyespace!
Ocuco Limited 3/29/2017 $100.00 Best of luck Chris
Anonymous 3/21/2017 $200.00 Good Luck Chris
Martin Batho 3/20/2017 $100.00 Chris, Good luck from the Team at Hoya
Marc Bennett 3/13/2017 $125.00 Great effort for a very worthwhile cause. Good Luck Chris !