Come together and walk Eye to Eye 2021 with us to support Moorfields and to create a future without sight loss. By choosing to walk you’ll be making a difference to the lives of the researchers, staff and patients of Moorfields Eye Hospital and its academic partner, the UCL Institute of Ophthalmogy.

Register for a place

Registration is now open with a free to £10 registration fee and pledge to raise a minimum of £100.

Register now

Book your place before the 18 October 2020 to get half price early bird tickets!

Eye to Eye is our annual fundraising event, where you can choose to walk four or 14 miles on a route that will take you past some of London’s most iconic landmarks. You can walk solo (we can buddy you up with a volunteer if you wish) or as part of a team with your colleagues, friends or family with all ages and abilities welcome. Once you sign up, you can spread the word and start getting sponsored- we ask all adults raise a minimum of £100 but the more you raise, the more we can support those living with sight loss.

Your safety

Please be assured your health and safety is paramount to us and as we plan the event, we will continue to monitor and follow the latest government guidelines around Covid-19 to ensure it is as safe as possible for you on the day. If you have any particular concerns, please get in touch.

Virtual Eye to Eye

This year, we wanted to give you the opportunity to walk Eye to Eye no matter where you are. Perhaps you don’t feel comfortable travelling yet, you live too far away from Moorfields or you can’t make the date? By walking your own four or 14 miles route on any day between 14-28 March, you can still fundraise and show your love for Moorfields.

I decided to walk Eye to Eye for the first time in 2016 in order to thank Moorfields for the excellent care I had received (by that point I’d had five retinal reattachment operations, three of which were performed at Moorfields), and also because it was something positive I could do in an attempt to help other people affected by sight loss.

Emma Beasley, Moorfields patient and Eye to Eye walker 2020

Check out our highlights of 2020’s walk!

How we will support you

We want to make sure you have a great experience as part of #TeamMoorfields and we can offer as much support as you need in the run up to the big day to make sure you reach your £100 target. We are only ever a phone call or email away!

  • We will send you an Eye to Eye t-shirt to wear on the day
  • All walkers will have access to our Facebook event community where you can chat with Moorfields supporters and keep up to date with the latest Eye to Eye updates and gossip
  • You’ll get emailed newsletters sending you regular motivation and fundraising tips
  • We have created a community space on Facebook for all walkers to interact and hear all the latest updates and general charity gossip
  • We can offer guidance on how to set up your Just Giving fundraising page

You can now link a Strava account to your Just Giving page so you can automatically share your fitness tracking, training pictures, maps and miles to your fundraising page and show your loved ones how committed you are in the run up to the big day.

Please tag us in any of your social media posts using #TeamMoorfields and #EyetoEye and be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram- we will re-share the best ones.

an Eye to Eye supporter taking a photo on a smartphone of a pair of event participants at the finish line

#TeamMoorfields

Any more questions?

We would love to have you as part of #TeamMoorfields. We will be making Eye to Eye a safe environment and will strictly be following the latest government guidance on the day. If you need any more support or have queries please get in touch, we’d love to chat to you.

All plans are subject to change due to Covid-19 government guidelines. If closer to March it appears that the event cannot happen in person, we will offer all participants the opportunity to walk virtually between 14-28 March 2021 so you can still fundraise for Moorfields.

Contact Details

Telephone: 020 7566 2565

Email: moorfields.eyecharity@nhs.net

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