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Dorset Blind Association asks people to #TryItBlind


Dorset Blind Association has launched #TryItBlind, a campaign which asks people to try things blindfolded on social media in the hope of raising £15,000 to fund employment services for blind people.

The campaign, which has so far received support from Barclays UK, Bournemouth University, ASDA Bournemouth, Createful and ITSB, asks people to upload a clip of themselves trying a task blindfolded onto social media with the hashtag #TryItBlind, text ‘MPLY22 £3 to 70070’ or donate online at the campaign’s website and nominate their friends to do something blindfolded.

“Some of us reluctantly returned to work after the bank holiday, but for many with sight-loss, going to work is an unrealised goal” a spokesperson from the Dorset Blind Association revealed.

Jaya Da Costa, Fundraising Manager for Dorset Blind Association added:

“You can choose one of our #tryitblind examples like writing your name or doing a high-five, or you can get creative and think of something personal to you or your company. For example, SWEA Football League are taking penalties blindfolded.  You can even nominate friends to do something you choose. Of course, we urge people to put safety first with whatever they decide to do.”

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