Charity

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Hat-trick of corporate supporters latest to back homelessness charity

A West Yorkshire homelessness charity has signed up three supporters to its corporate partnership scheme. Simon on the Streets welcomed Leeds-based IT support firm, Everon and Huddersfield-based Inspired Kitchens to its 5 for 5 scheme at the end of 2020 with the charity’s newest member, Leeds-based independent bottlers, Peg

Food4Heroes providing nutritious meals to those most in need

Food4Heroes is back. The charity, which was founded in March 2020 to provide nutritious meals to NHS and key worker staff, is now providing meals to families in the local community who are affected by food poverty. Following a successful pilot, the charity is working with food banks enabling them

Communities rally to support home-schooled children

Calderdale’s kindness is shining through once again, as thousands of pounds worth of donations are being made to support children and young people to learn from home during national lockdown. Building on the success of the Never Hungry Again fund launched last October to end child hunger in the

Cancer Research UK urges Yorkshire to unite for world cancer day

People in Yorkshire are being urged to show support on World Cancer Day for everyone affected by the disease. Cancer Research UK is calling on the public to donate or wear one of the charity’s Unity Bands with pride on Thursday, February 4. Every year, around 31,000 people

Book your appointment now to make a will and support Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley people are being urged to use their time in lockdown to make a will for free in exchange for a donation to Barnsley Hospice. Several local solicitors are waiving their fees and offering telephone and video appointments to hospice supporters as part of the charity’s annual ‘Make a

Bereavement charity to benefit from funeral book proceeds

A Leeds bereavement charity that helps people dealing with grief to write and record an original song in memory of someone who has died has won support from the Yorkshire author behind a funeral self-help book. The Swan Song Project helps people dealing with a bereavement to create their own

Digital firm commits to Race the Sun triathlon for Action Medical Research

Whilst many of us are already erasing our New Year's resolutions, the team at Leeds digital agency Ascensor are training hard for a gruelling off-road endurance event, to raise £7,200 for Action Medical Research. Andrew Firth, MD of Ascensor explains “We’re busy preparing for an extremely challenging dawn