Post Tagged with: “charity”

The Real Junk Food Project café praised for tackling loneliness in Horsforth

The Real Junk Food Project café praised for tackling loneliness in Horsforth

by Abbey Maclure Horsforth residents have praised the Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) café for tackling loneliness in the local community. The café, held at St Margaret’s parish centre in Horsforth every Monday, was set up over two years ago and uses surplus food from supermarkets to make meals for local people. Visitors pay-as-they-feel for meals and the café has diverted […]

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St Gemma’s Hospice annual vintage fair another success

The vintage fair raised £4000 for the charity.

By Emily Smith St Gemma’s Hospice hosted their annual vintage fair on Saturday November 10 where stallholders from Yorkshire displayed their timeless retro items to raise money for the charity. The event took place at the hospice’s academic unit of palliative care on Harrogate Road in Leeds, which was open to the public with entry to the fair by donation. […]

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Sue Ryder Charity Shop bags £5,000 cash anonymous donation.

Sue Ryder Charity Shop bags £5,000 cash anonymous donation.

Volunteers at a Leeds charity shop were stunned to receive £5,000 from an anonymous donor. The mystery woman dropped off an envelope containing cash at the Sue Ryder vintage shop in Headingley. The charity, which was founded in Leeds in 1953, runs care homes for people with terminal illnesses and complex needs. The donation will fund a hospice nurse for […]

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Dogs treated to visit from Santa Paws at Leeds Dogs Trust event

Dogs meeting  Santa at Dogs Trust in Leeds

By Jazmine Ella Blackah DOGS had a chance to get all their Christmas wishes when they met Father Christmas at the Dogs Trust’s charity centre in Leeds.

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Comedians unite to tackle serious problem of homelessness

Comedians unite to tackle serious problem of homelessness

By Kate Whitaker A SERIES of comedy nights are running throughout December across the UK to raise money for homeless charities.

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10-year anniversary for Bradford’s 10K charity run for Epilepsy Action

10-year anniversary for Bradford’s 10K charity run for Epilepsy Action

  By Chelsey Ward OVER 1,700 runners laced their trainers to tackle Bradford’s 10k run raising £42,000, for Epilepsy Action.

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Barnsley fanzine group tackle 50-mile walk to raise awareness of suicide

Pride Park is the destination for the walkers to watch Derby County v Barnsley.

By Peter Hampshire Nearly 500 people have already pledged over £8,000 in support of the charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) in memory of Ashley Salkeld, who died aged just 25 last year. Good Hecky words to @WestStandBogs fundraisers 'If they pass a few pubs not sure too many will get to Derby. Chose route wisely #barnsleyfc — leon wobschall (@LeonWobYP) […]

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Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

  By Hannah McDonagh CAMPAIGNERS are calling for mental health awareness to be taught in schools after studies showed that one in 10 children and young people aged five to 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder.

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Experts welcome Theresa May’s promise to tackle mental health crisis in secondary schools

Experts welcome Theresa May’s promise to tackle mental health crisis in secondary schools

By Chelsey Ward SECONDARY schools across the UK are being urged to improve mental health support policies as figures show at least 90 per cent of teenagers who commit suicide have some type of mental illness. Research shows half of mental health problems start by the age of 14 and 75 per cent by the age of 18. This comes after Prime […]

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Whitby Town stars’ gift to brave teenager fighting cancer

Whitby Town stars’ gift to brave teenager fighting cancer

By Paul Connolly Whitby Town’s players and management have raised £230 for a brave teenager who is fighting a rare form of cancer.

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