James Buchanan

James runs London Marathon for ORBIS

Fundraising for ORBIS UK
raised of £3,500 target
by 34 supporters
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Event: London Marathon 2018, on 22 April 2018

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We train, mentor & raise awareness to save sight and transform lives globally.


Having visited Orbis's Flying Eye Hospital this year, I was truly inspired by the mission of the charity, staff, and volunteers, and indeed the aeroplane itself. (I love aeroplanes! )  It’s very easy to be enthusiastic about the work of the charity when the impact of Orbis’s work is so dramatic and life-changing. Operation Sight is an ambitious programme and will deliver over a million eye care treatments for children and adults by the end of 2018. The gift of sight is a fantastic thing, and Orbis really do marvellous work.

I’ve been a supporter of Orbis since 2007 and I hope you will support me in raising funds for the charity.  Please give as much as you can spare and help me to reach my target. All donations, large or small will help. I'm not intending to run the marathon more than once - it's a one-off lifetime objective for me, hence the ambitious target of £3500! 

If you'd like to see my pictures and videos at The Flying Eye please click on  this link : https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=kZpzR6ZGs0ZYpYWvzCWBVYCaBfVSfCdoLis53Jk

And please do take a look at my new video to see me in action!   https://youtu.be/Os26YQmTHMo

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There 253 million people in the world who are blind or visually impaired, 75% have conditions that are preventable or treatable. We screen for and treat eye conditions, raise awareness about eye health, and train and mentor local eye care teams

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