WESC Foundation charity shop window with plants outside

Charity shop donations now being accepted

2 June 2020

  Two of our charity shops are accepting donations this week ahead of much hope-for re-opening later this month. The WESC Foundation stores in Cowick Street and Heavitree will open this Thursday 4th June between 11am and 3pm for dropp...

A small brown bottle of hand sanitiser with the Exeter Gin logo. WESC logo in background

Local support for our COVID-19 Keyworkers

30 April 2020

WESC Foundation is being topped=up with supplies of hand sanitiser, cleaning tablets and PPE thanks to the support of local businesses. Local distillers Exeter Gin are supplying hand sanitiser to WESC Foundation’s frontline workers and sp...

Eyelander Game

Computer game for visually-impaired children goes mobile

2 April 2020

A computer game which has been shown to improve functional vision in children with partial visual field loss, is now fully compatible with mobile devices.    Eyelander was developed by the University of Lincoln together with the WESC Fo...

Awards nomination for Exeter charity’s innovative talking till

1 April 2020

A talking till developed by WESC Foundation has been nominated for a national award. The audible point of sale (APOS) till – which can be operated independently by users with visual impairment and other disabilities – has been r...

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Now we're talking

Everybody has something to offer WESC Foundation, so I would strongly recommend anyone thinking about volunteering to come to meet the children and staff and find out how they can contribute. If you have a gap in your life or you’d like to learn a new skill or meet like-minded people, then please come and join us!

Angie, Volunteer - at WESC Foundation