The NCBI Charity Shop in Athlone is currently seeking volunteers.
The shop is located in Unit 1, Townhouse Centre, Athlone. It offers quality second hand clothes, books and other items to raise funds for the support and services provided by the charity to 1,028 people with sight loss in county Westmeath.
NCBI must raise €4 out of every €10 it spends on services. Its 97 charity shops around the country make a vital contribution to its fundraising efforts.
NCBI’s services include emotional support and counselling, low vision solutions like magnifiers, technology advice and training, and rehabilitation training (including independent living skills and using a long cane ). It also has a large print, audio and Braille library. The organisation also has an online shop with lots of practical solutions.
If you would like to volunteer in the Athlone shop call (087 ) 1394360. Any time you can give, no matter how little, would be hugely appreciated.