Brave youngsters being treated at Leeds Children’s Hospital will be rewarded for their courage thanks to a grant from a Yorkshire charity.
The hospital has been boosted by a donation of over £600 from 96.3 Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids charity, which will pay for a year’s supply of bravery stickers.
The grant is one of nine by Cash for Kids as it dishes out £15,000 to benefit around 31,000 needy children across Leeds and West Yorkshire this summer.
Other causes set to benefit include Willow Young Carers, which has been given £2,990 to fund 10 activity days for youngsters who look after a family member, and Little London Community Primary, which has been boosted by funds for a school trip to Scarborough.
Play leader at Leeds Children’s Hospital Neoma Jacobs said: “While it may seem like a small thing, these stickers make a world of difference to the children staying with us. They provide a morale boost to give them the confidence to get through tough times.”
Another cause to benefit is Belle Isle’s Broomfield South SILC school, which has been given £2,000 for musical instruments for pupils with learning disabilities. A school spokeswoman said: “We are looking forward to hearing the new tunes and sounds that pupils will be able to make with these fantastic new instruments.”
Other causes to benefit include Women’s Health Matters,the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, Wakefield-based KIDS and the families of Amelia Quadeer, who has cerebral palsy, and Briany Lambert, who is unable to walk, talk or eat.
Lisa Sullivan, Cash for Kids’ charity manager, said: “Cash for Kids are very proud to be able to help so many children living in Leeds and West Yorkshire.”
For information visit www.radioaire.com/cashforkids or call 0113 2835555.