Post Tagged with: “charity”

Leeds based charity for disabled artists celebrates 30th anniversary with new exhibition at the Tetley

Leeds based charity for disabled artists celebrates 30th anniversary with new exhibition at the Tetley

By Florence Pepper Please note this article was written prior to social distancing due to COVID-19. A thought-provoking exhibition of work by disabled artists is taking place in Leeds Tetley Gallery to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a charity that supports people with learning disabilities. The ‘Hidden art/artists’ exhibition is free and remains at The Tetley until October 2020. Pyramid […]

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Animal rights charity targets northern communities in latest publicity drive

The Humane League UK protesting for better food standards outside a McDonalds

By Jack Walker The animal rights charity The Humane League has urged people in northern communities to join its campaigns to increase animal welfare standards across the food industry. The charity, which has bases in the U.K. as well as the United States, Japan and Mexico, has been working on its mission to end the abuse of animals raised for […]

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Leeds and Huddersfield fans march together in support of local foodbanks

Leeds and Huddersfield fans march together in support of local foodbanks

By Jamie Heron Fans of Leeds United and Huddersfield Town have organised a charity walk in support of local food banks over the festive period. The walk is 13 miles long and will see fans from both clubs walk all the way from Elland Road to The John Smith’s stadium ahead of Huddersfield Town vs Leeds United this Saturday lunchtime. […]

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Santa Fun Run fundraiser: Leeds Trinity staff and students raise money for a good Claus

Santa Fun Run fundraiser: Leeds Trinity staff and students raise money for a good Claus

By Richard Liddle Staff and students at Leeds Trinity University have taken part in a Christmas-themed fun run to raise money for charity. The runners turned up in festive outfits and were given Santa hats to wear as they ran the 5km course beginning and ending with a lap on the university’s running track. The first runner to cross the […]

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Leeds instructors swim 10 miles to raise £500 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Leeds instructors swim 10 miles to raise £500 for Teenage Cancer Trust

By Immy Share The swimming instructors from Swimbrite Swim School swam 10 miles collectively last Tuesday evening at the Leeds David Lloyd Health Club to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust, raising £500 in total. Each of the instructors swam a mile – with some swimming more if they wanted to – to clock-up the distance. The chosen charity is […]

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Law students take the stage in aid of Leeds’ oldest charity

Law students take the stage in aid of Leeds’ oldest charity

By Joe Greenough Students from Leeds took part in the sixth annual Law’s Got Talent show last night to raise money for the Leeds Children’s Charity. Organised by the University of Leeds Law Society, the event invites law students to perform before a panel of judges and a sold-out venue, projected to raise record funds. The Leeds Children’s Charity is […]

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The Big Sleep: Leeds fundraisers brave a cold night at Headingley Stadium to support charities

The Big Sleep: Leeds fundraisers brave a cold night at Headingley Stadium to support charities

By Richard Liddle Nearly 250 fundraisers slept outside at the Emerald Headingley Stadium last night to raise money for Leeds charities helping homeless and vulnerable people. The Big Sleep is a shared event between St. George’s Crypt, St. Gemma’s Hospice and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, with the proceeds split equally between the three. This is the third year the event […]

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Charity fundraisers prepare to sleep out at Headingley Stadium for the Leeds Big Sleep

Charity fundraisers prepare to sleep out at Headingley Stadium for the Leeds Big Sleep

By Alice Young Charity fundraisers prepare to swap their warm beds for sleeping bags at the Leeds Big Sleep this Thursday November 28 at Emerald Headingley Stadium. The Leeds Big Sleep is a collaborative fundraising event which brings the Leeds community together to raise money and awareness for three local charities; St George’s Crypt, Leeds Rhinos Foundation and St Gemma’s […]

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Horsforth to get 1000 new trees to help battle climate change

Horsforth to get 1000 new trees to help battle climate change

By Sarah Smith The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign – urging the public to pick up their spades and act on climate change. It will be planting 1000 trees in Horsforth as part of its campaign Big Climate Fightback, saying every tree counts. The event will be happening on November 30 on Calverley Lane […]

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Rotherham kids’ storytelling game goes into production thanks to £5000 Kickstarter campaign

Rotherham kids’ storytelling game goes into production thanks to £5000 Kickstarter campaign

By Samantha Lewis A charity in Yorkshire has raised enough money for a storytelling game, created by a group of young people, to be brought to life. The Kickstarter campaign by Rotherham literacy charity, Grimm & Co, aimed to raise £5000 for a game created by 19 children who attend their Saturday club. Louise Treloar, Grimm & Co’s communications coordinator, […]

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