Monthly Archives: AUGUST 2011
Overall, CLARITY (formerly as "The Incorporated Association for The General Welfare of the Blind"!) has been providing blind and disabled people with meaningful employment since 1854. However, in 1936 a generous grant by trustee and Victoria Cross recipient, Captain Sir Beachcroft Towse, and fellow trustee Lord Nuffield meant that we branched out into soap manufacture. Some of the original fragrances included Carbolic, Coal Tar and Eau de Cologne and single 3oz tablets cost 6d each.
CLARITY has moved with the times and today our commemorative soaps have been developed in conjunction with speciality fragrance house Ungerer to create contemporary, environmentally friendly soaps for you to enjoy yourself or buy as an ideal gift ...
Our very own Mandy Woodman has helped to promote CLARITY following the success of Stephen Fry's tweet about us. She will take up tweeting for CLARITY and has really enjoyed her first venture into the twittersphere. Her local paper, the Braintree and Witham Times interviewed her (see below) with the intention that larger companies would hear about CLARITY and consider the possibility of taking on someone who is blind or has multiple disabilities for a full time job.
"A blind mum is inspiring other visually impaired people to find work and boost their confidence.
Mandy Woodman, 44, works for CLARITY in London, which employs blind and disabled people to make beauty and cleaning products.
It is her first job after 21 years as a full-time mum and her job includes staff training and development, helping staff run the reception and switchboard, and helping ...
Stephen Fry tweets to his 2.8 million followers on Twitter about the Inspirational UK Charity: CLARITY
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CLARITY has been in existence for over 150 years. Their aim is to maintain and increase meaningful job opportunities for the blind, visually impaired and disabled. Funding to make this happen is achieved by selling the quality products they make from their London Factory. Please support and buy CLARITY Products.