Giving Back

Giving Back

Record-breaking football fan Ed has grounds for a celebration

Football fan Ed Wood was feeling just champion today after breaking the record for attending a match at all 93 league grounds in England and Wales the shortest space of time.

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LAUGHS: Leeds comedian Nick Mohammed featuring on the online The Designers series for Comic Relief.

Leeds comedian in charity sketch ahead of Red Nose Day

A new online sketch series featuring a Leeds comedian is being launched ahead of Red Nose Day.

Bradley Lowery. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Bradley Lowery will give charity match in memory of Leeds United fan a real boost

IT IS fitting that a terminally-ill child will attending a charity football match in memory of a Leeds United fan.

Leigh Bromby.

Ex-Leeds United player is class act with funding help for schools

Schools can net themselves a funding boost with the help of former Leeds United footballer Leigh Bromby.

Staff at the William Merritt Disabled Living Centre celebrate after moving into a new purposely renovated building in Rodley which was officially opened by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson in January 2017. Picture Tony Johnson.

Video gamers to play for charity

Committed video gamers from the William Merritt Centre are gearing up to burn the midnight oil to raise money for people with disabilities.

ORGANISERS: Bethany Denison and Elliot Carroll who organised a fundraiser at Leeds City College.

Leeds teenagers ran charity event

GENEROUS STUDENTS from Leeds City College’s 14+ Apprenticeship Academy have helped raise more than £1,000 charity.

PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Generous Asda gift will make a real difference

HARDLY A week goes by without more statistics revealing worrying rises the number of people suffering mental health problems.

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CASH BONUS: Representatives from the Leeds Community Foundation, Asda Foundation and members of the community projects outside the St Georges Centre in Leeds. PIC: Simon Hulme

Thousands donated to mental health projects in Leeds

A total of £380,000 has been allocated to mental health projects in Leeds thanks to backing from a charity fund.

PURE POETRY: Poet Matthew Hedley-Stoppard with Fund CEO Sharon Coyle.

Valentine’s project to raise cash for charity

A Town poet is putting his skills to good use to ‘pen personalised poems for £1’ for Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Fund.


Leeds diners donate in £20,000 campaign

A campaign featuring Leeds restaurants and charitable diners has raised more than £20,000 to help the homeless.

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Sooz Moloney and Fran Hutchinson will set off in April.

Charity walk for Fran in footsteps of grandparents

Two friends will walk the breadth of the country to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society after a family member was diagnosed with the illness.


Trustees of Leeds charity failed to file accounts detailing funds

Trustees were found to have mismanaged a Leeds charity when they repeatedly failed to file accounts.

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Anita Rani sporting the 'Norse Nose', one of this year's new Red Nose characters.

2017 Red Nose Day star line-up is announced

The countdown has begun to turn on the laughter and fundraise for those less fortunate on this year’s Red Nose Day.

CHARITY VOLUNTEERING: The Morgans team lends a helping hand at Hollin Lane Allotments.

Leeds property team helps charities

Staff at a Leeds property company have stepped in to help two local charities.

THE TEAM: Lorna Hebden, Millie Fry, Lizzie Newham, Kate Pecher and baby Miriam.

From nappies to blankets: A helping hand for Leeds ‘mothers with nothing’

A charity that helps new mothers who are unable afford the basics to look after their newborn babies has opened its doors in Leeds.

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Frank was rehomed by Yorkshire Pet Rescue

Yorkshire Cat Rescue rehome stray who’s suffering from terminal cancer

A 15-year old stray has found a final loving home through rehoming charity, Yorkshire Cat Rescue – despite suffering from terminal cancer.

Imogen Tankard

YEP Says: Heart research charity deserves so much praise

THE PROGRESS made in heart research is terrific. Many people who would have died in the 1960s are now living longer and more fulfilled lives because of advances.

STAR KNITTER: Phyllis with just some of her many knitted chicks.

Leeds hospice’s knit a chick appeal

Star knitter Phyllis Heslop has raised thousands of pounds for a Leeds hospice by making knitted Easter chicks.

Staff at the William Merritt Disabled Living Centre celebrate after moving into a new  building in Rodley which was officially opened by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Leeds disability charity has new home

A Leeds centre providing specialist equipment for disabled people has celebrated moving into its new home.

WARM: The Wrap Up for Winter campaign has collected 40 bags worth of clothes for the homeless. PIC: Simon Dewhurst

Wrap Up for Winter: Clothes are donated to Leeds homeless

The Wrap Up for Winter campaign for the city’s homeless is well underway.

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