York Golf Club Raises £10,000 for MySight York

Posted: Monday 8 July 2024 | Louise Calpin

MySight York was nominated by York Golf Club as their Captains’ Charity of the Year and they have raised an impressive £10,000 in total.


Four people (two representing York Golf Club, two representing MySight York) holding a large cheque for £10,000 in front of a green York Golf Club sign.

Over the past year, members of York Golf Club and MySight York embraced the opportunity to make a difference for local people living with sight loss. Through various fundraising efforts, including a tombola, a Christmas Fair, a charity golf challenge and social gatherings, the club’s members and supporters have contributed to this worthy cause.


Alan Jamieson and Sarah Anderson, the 2023 Captains of York Golf Club, expressed their heartfelt gratitude for the overwhelming support received from club members and the community. “We are immensely proud to have nominated MySight York as our Captains’ Charity of the Year. Their commitment to enhancing the lives of local people living with sight loss resonates with us both. We extend our sincere appreciation to everyone who contributed to this fundraising effort, demonstrating the kindness and compassion that is part of York Golf Club.”


“We are deeply grateful to York Golf Club for their incredible generosity and commitment to making a difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted people here in York” said Scott Jobson, Chief Executive at MySight York. “Their phenomenal fundraising efforts will significantly enhance the services we provide at MySight York, such as our specialist equipment and information, counselling and befriending services. On behalf of everyone here at MySight York, I extend our heartfelt thanks to the Captains, members and management of York Golf Club for their amazing support, of our local charity.”


If your local business or the company you work for wishes to nominate MySight York as Charity of the Year, please contact us directly on 01904 636269 or visit our Corporate Support page for more information.