Libby Clegg, Paralympic champion joins Vista, a local sight loss charity as a Community Fundraiser
Libby Clegg, Paralympic Champion has joined Vista as their Community Fundraiser. She has a deteriorating eye condition known as Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy disease giving her only slight peripheral vision in her left eye – she is registered blind.
Libby has represented both Scotland and Great Britain in international events. In 2019, she was the first blind contestant to star in the TV series, Dancing on Ice. At the Bydgoszcz 2021 European Championships, Clegg won gold in the T11 200m. Then three months later at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Libby was part of ParalympicGB’s silver medal-winning quartet in the 4x100m universal relay.
Libby Clegg, Community Fundraiser at Vista said:
“I'm really excited to be joining Vista's fundraising team. It's great to be a part of a charity that make such a huge difference in the local community from family support services to learning independent living skills. I'm looking forward to spreading the word about this amazing charity.”
Kate Naish, Director of Business Development, and Income Generation at Vista said:
“I am delighted to have Libby in the team. She has an enthusiasm and passion which is infectious and being able to talk to donors about her lived experience of sight loss is invaluable to the team. Vista aims to empower people with sight loss to achieve their ambitions, and supporting Libby at the start of her fundraising career is an exciting thing to do.”