Photo Competition

Celebrate our vision for a great cause

The Eye Care Photography Competition is a global fundraising campaign designed by Scope to help raise funds and awareness for our Charities of Choice.

 

We invite you to enter a photograph and be in with a chance of walking away with a fantastic polaroid camera. Your entry fee of 10£/€ will be matched by Scope before donating to our Charities of Choice in their local currency.

 

Below you will find the competition T&Cs, as well as the entry form. Good luck, we look forward to seeing how you celebrate your vision for a good cause.

 

Scope is a family run eyecare and healthcare company, operating across Ireland, the UK and USA. Giving back to good causes within our sector and across our communities is at the heart of our Corporate Social Responsibility.

Fundraising For
Our Charity Partners

100% of the donations raised during Scope’s Global Eye Care Photography Competition is matched by Scope and then donated to our Charities of Choice in their local currency. Admin fees are covered by Scope and are not deducted from the funds raised.
Our Charities of Choice have the knowledge and expertise to support these very special children in developing the skills they need to overcome barriers to inclusion and to live happy, healthy and independent lives as blind people in a sighted world.
ChildVision is Ireland’s only dedicated centre for children with sight loss , some of whom also have profound sensory impairments and additional disabilities. They are a national resource for families and professionals needing expert help in the area of visual impairment or visual impairment and/or additional disabilities.
Based in the UK offering a range of services including emotional support, practical advice and support services for families. The provide opportunities for children and young people to build confidence and skills through activities such as Health and Wellbeing activity camps.

Therapies

  • ChildVision provides many therapies including Speech and language, occupational therapy, Physio, Orientation and mobility, equine assisted occupational therapy and so much more.

Education services:

  • From babies to young adults of 23 years of age, ChildVision opens up all the doors to the world of learning for blind, visually impaired and multi-disabled young people all over Ireland.

Accessibility in mainstream environments:

  • ChildVision transcribes all textbooks for visually impaired children attending mainstream or special schools in Ireland.

Post school success:

  • For students aged 18+, who have a visual impairment and additional cognitive impairments, ChildVision offer a 5 year programme of Lifelong Learning. It focuses on independent living and developing skills through workplace training, social enterprises, education & training and ‘real life experiences’.
  • RSBC Dorton College is an independent specialist college in the London Borough of Bromley. They offer a day provision for vision impaired 16-25-year-olds and many of our students have additional needs. They are the only independent specialist further education provider for vision impaired young people in this area.

How to Enter & Donate

1

Select your photo

Pick a photo from your library or take a new photo that fits one of the 3 competition categories below. The photo can be of anything provided it is your own.
2

Upload with your details

Upload your photo using the form below and provide your contact details so we can contact you if you are select as a winner by our judging committee.
3

Confirm your donation

Enter your credit card details to complete your entry and charity donation. Payment will be processed securely via Stripe.

Competition Categories

On World Sight Day, we challenge you to capture an image of something that you care for. This is to get participants to think about how valuable vision is. The competition has three categories for entry:

Eye Care for my View

Share a picture of something from nature.

Eye Care for my People

Share a picture of appreciation for those closest to you.

Eye Care for my Passion

Share a picture of something that you are passionate about.

Enter The Competition

We match every donation made from our people to our Charities of Choice. This doubles the positive impact of your donation for young children with vision loss and their families.
If you have any queries relating to the competition or require assistance with your entry please contact csr@scopeeyecare.com for support.
A winner will be chosen from each of the three competition categories. First place will receive a Instax Polaroid Camera and a Scope hamper filled with goodies from Scope and our charity partners.

The runner up in each category will receive a Scope hamper filled with goodies from Scope and our charity partners.

Other ways to donate to our charity partners

If you don’t want to enter the photo competition but would still like to donate to our charity partners you can do so below. All donations will be matched by Scope.

Why donate and why support these charities?

The impact of vision on quality of life and overall health

The lived experience of a child with sight loss is very different to that of their sighted peers. Many children affected by blindness require specialist support to learn how to do everyday tasks like navigating new spaces, learning how to learn, building and maintaining friendships.

We know that just because a child can’t see, it doesn’t ‘mean they shouldn’t have a vision for their future. Our Charities of Choice have the knowledge and expertise to support these very special children in developing the skills they need to overcome barriers to inclusion and to live happy, healthy and independent lives as blind people in a sighted world.

How each charity aligns with Scope mission?

When we were looking to give back to a charity in Scope, it was almost over whelming because there are so many great causes out there. For us in Scope, it made sense to give back within our sector. It makes sense to help people with sight loss, it makes even more sense to help children with sight loss. The earlier these children can build the skills they need to grow up in a sighted world the better chance they have of leading a full and happy life.

Learn More About Scope

Scope is a family run eyecare and healthcare company, operating in Ireland, the UK and the USA. This programme is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility and commitment to Goal 3 Good Health & Wellbeing under the Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Sustainability Goal 3 - Good health and Well-being

Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

Scope’s Global Eye Care Photography Competition is a fundraising campaign designed by Scope in aid of our Charities of Choice in Ireland and UK.

  • Entry fee is 10 £/€.
  • You must pay the entry fee to be eligible to win one of the competition prizes.
  • Your entry fee is received and managed by Scope.
  • The entry fee is managed as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility and is held in our accounts as a donation for our Charities of Choice.
  • All administrative fees associated with the Eye Care Photography Competition are paid for by Scope and are not deducted from your entry fee.
  • Scope will match your donation/ entry fee of 10 £/€.
  • Our Charities of Choice will receive 100% of your entry fee by way of a donation in their local currency from Scope in Q1 of 2023.
  • The winners will be identified by an independent judging panel during Scope’s annual Winter Meeting in January 2023. The decision of the judges is final.
  • On submission, the photographer gives Scope the right to use the submitted image both internally and externally for commercial and non-commercial purposes.
  • Scope hereby reserves the right to amend any of the terms, conditions or rules contained herein at any time without advance or another form of communication to the entrant.
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