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Food banks in Leeds give out more help than before

Food banks across Leeds are facing shortages as they give out more support to people in need.

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PEDAL POWER: The students preparing to embark on their mammoth cycle to the Czech Republic.

Prague trip helps raise thousands for Leeds Candlelighters charity

students from Leeds University have already raised more than £20,000 for the city’s Candlelighters charity – with even more likely to follow.

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EVENTS: The Martin House colour run.

Family fun run to help Leeds’s Martin House Children’s Hospice

A rainbow riot of fun is in store for families taking part in the all-new colour run for Martin House Children’s Hospice.

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SUPPORT: More than 1,000 students donated to the stem cell register this year.

More than 1,000 Leeds students donate to Anthony Nolan stem cell register

Blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan is saying thank you to students from Leeds Marrow, who recruited over a thousand people to the stem cell register this academic year.

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Jane Tomlinson pictured in 2005.

New direction for Leeds charity will be ideal tribute to heroic Jane

THE charity set up by the late Leeds cancer heroine and fundraiser Jane Tomlinson today announced an important new direction as it continues to build on her legacy of courage and compassion.

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Leeds Community Foundation supports Bramhope riding charity

Leeds Community Foundation supports Bramhope riding charity

Leeds Community Foundation (LCF) is a grant giving charity that invests in local community organisations.

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VIDEO: Thousands of women and children join the fight against cancer at Race for Life in Leeds

This weekend thousands of women – and kids - joined the fight against cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Leeds.

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The 28 photos which sum up the spirit and togetherness of Leeds Race for Life and Pretty Muddy

THERE was a sea of pink - and a lot of mud - as thousands turned out for a weekend of fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

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Leeds golfers’ charity challenge across Yorkshire

An intrepid group of golfers are tee-ing off on a challenge they suspect has never been attempted before - to play four rounds of golf in one day over the four parts of Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire man’s ITU World Triathlon Leeds bid for Epilepsy Action

Yorkshire man’s ITU World Triathlon Leeds bid for Epilepsy Action

A man living with epilepsy will tackle a Leeds triathlon to raise funds for people who suffer more severely from the condition than him.

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ON A MISSION: Jamie Sheard, left, Lena Hughes and Sam Gibson, right, who will tomorrow set off from Liverpool on their 127-mile journey back to Leeds, in aid of charity.

Trio of big-hearted Leeds fundraisers going the distance in memory of loved ones

A trio of big-hearted fundraisers are preparing for a lung-busting challenge scaling the length of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, as a tribute to loved ones.

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Ernest Carr, who has deid this week, was reputed to be Britain's oldest poppy seller.

The Yorkshire Post says: A modest hero. 103-year-old poppy seller’s lifetime of service

THERE WILL be countless war veterans who owe a debt of gratitude to Ernest Carr, Britain’s oldest poppy seller, who has died at the venerable age of 103. Born during the Great War, he was a modest hero who was honoured with the French Légion d’Honneur for his role in the D-Day landings.

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One thousand free Race for Life places up for grabs

One thousand free Race for Life places up for grabs

Local women in Leeds are being invited to sign up for Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and take advantage of 1,000 free places, on offer from Tesco and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

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Curry & Chaat raises 240 for Mental Health Foundation

Curry and Chaat raises a spicy £240 for Mental Health Foundation

A Curry and Chaat fundraiser by Yorkshire Post Media staff today raised a spicy £240 for The Mental Health Foundation as part of Mental Health Awareness Week..​
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Bob Howe has been invited to royal birthday bash

Leeds Samaritan volunteer heads to palace for royal birthday bash

Three Samaritans volunteers from the Yorkshire and Humberside region will be joining their fellow volunteers from across the UK (39 volunteers in total) and will be donning their posh frocks and suits, for His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday bash on Tuesday, May 22.

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Image �Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. 15/02/2018. London, United Kingdom. Tesco Community Food Connection Programme. Tesco Community Food Connection Programme Highams Park. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Tesco offers summer food aid to community groups in Leeds

Charities and community groups across Leeds are being invited to receive free surplus food from Tesco this summer.

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Volunteer Geraldine Foley

Leeds heroine named volunteer of the year

Dedicated school’s volunteer Geraldine Foley has been named the North of England’s Schools Volunteer of the Year by the NSPCC for their Childhood Champion Awards – devised to recognise the dedication and commitment of the charity’s volunteers across the UK.

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Representatives outside Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds United and Bradford City team up for airport charity partnership

Leeds Bradford Airport has announced its first ever official charity partnership – bringing together the foundations of both Leeds United and Bradford City.

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Leeds firm raises £3,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Barrister and President of the Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society, Leila Benyounes from Parklane Plowden Chambers, has visited the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at Nostell Air Support Unit to present the air ambulance crew with a cheque for £3,000.

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TOP MARKS: The clothes are showcased at the Martin House shop in Headingley. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Charitable link-up is a good fit for Leeds Arts University students

LEEDS Arts University students have put their creative talents to stylish use in aid of Martin House Children’s Hospice.

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