Fight for Sight’s Radio 4 appeal raises £35,000 in five weeks AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 22 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 21 October 2003 | News Tagged with: Individual giving Recruitment / people Research / statistics Fight for Sight has raised £35,000 with a radio appeal launched by Baroness Betty Boothroyd, PC, President of the charity which funds research into the prevention of blindness and treatment of eye disease.Baroness Betty Boothroyd, PC, President of Fight for Sight, launched the appeal with a broadcast on 7 September 2003. The broadcast, which was aired three times on Radio 4, described the plight of Michael, who has macular degeneration, and how Fight for Sight funds research to help people like him. Over a thousand listeners were inspired by the broadcast to donate money to Fight for Sight. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.