b'MoorfieldsMoorfields Teaits not tooVisionaries CircleWe are delighted to launch our new late to join the party Moorfields Visionaries Circle. The circle Throughout the summer, many of you have beenbrings together special supporters holding Moorfields Tea parties to raise money andwho have included a gift to Moorfields awareness of our work. While tea is in the title, theyEye Charity in their will, to celebrate have not all been strictly teas - our amazing hoststhe incredible impact of legacies on have held a myriad of parties including bake sales,eye health and peoples lives.school fetes and neighbourhood get togethers.The highlights include the children at St Lukes primaryMarket. We sold homemade cakes and bakes to theOur work would not be possible without theMy wife and I were thrilled to be asked to school, Islington, turning their end of year school fetegenerous public. A big thank you to the market forgenerosity of those who choose to support us throughjoin the Moorfields Visionaries Circle. The into a Moorfields Tea. Many teams across the trust havegiving us this fantastic opportunity and to everyonegifts in wills, and the Moorfields Visionaries Circleopportunity to learn about the research hosted parties in their own departments including theinvolved. The teas have raised nearly 5,000 so far andoffers us new opportunities to say thank you to thoseand developments at Moorfields has always charity team, with amazing support from the hospitalwere aiming for 10,000 by the end of the year. who are kindly supporting us in this very special way. been important to us and we are very much performance and information team who put theirHave we inspired you to host your own Moorfields Tea?Moorfields Visionaries will receive special tailoredlooking forward to sharing the benefits and money and cakes where their mouths are. Though the summer is over, there are still plenty ofcommunications, exclusive event invitations andreceiving more information about the areas On the official hottest day on record, members of staffreasons to host a party this year: Halloween, Bonfirebreaking news updates. Visionaries will be able toheroically sweltered in their own kitchens to bake forNight, Christmas or just because you want to hold aget closer to the work they are supporting, and learnwhich are of special interest to us our stall, held the next day, at the historic Spitalfieldsparty for your nearest and dearest. more about new developments in research, education Tim, Moorfields Visionaryand treatments.Its really simple, all you have to do is register online at The reason its important to me toAll those who have let us know that they have moorfieldseyecharity.org.uk/moorfields-tea, set your date, andremember Moorfields Eye Charity inincluded a gift in their will to Moorfields Eye invite your family and friends. Well send you a pack including tablemy will is, first of all, gratitude to theCharity are invited to join the visionaries.decorations and napkins. Just ask your guests to make a donation,hospital itself and all that it has done forTo let us know about a gift in your will, andbefore they tuck into the delicious food. Thanks to everyone who hasme. To have received the care that I haveto join the circle or for more information please held a Moorfields Tea or who is planning one. This enables the charityreceived, entirely free, is just incredible,contact Helen Wheeler on 0207 521 4679to fund more leading-edge research, patient care and training, andand I want to give something back or by email helen.wheeler8@nhs.netimprove the quality of peoples lives. If you have any questions please contact moorfields.eyecharity@nhs.net / 020 7566 2565 Justine, Moorfields Visionary8|Visibility Visibility|9'