Charity

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Tech boss tackles 286km charity challenge in ONE WEEK

Huddersfield-based tech boss Tim Mercer has today embarked on a gruelling 286km challenge in aid of the charity Borne. The five-day feat will see Tim – the CEO of cloud technology firm Vapour – complete 13km of runs, 20km of rowing and 211km of cycling, as well as the 42km Yorkshire Three

Big increase in homelessness expected across West Yorkshire warns charity

West Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets is warning of an expected increase in people turning to our streets, blaming the end of the eviction ban, furlough, and Universal Credit uplift. The charity which supports rough sleepers and vulnerable people across Leeds, Bradford and Kirklees has already seen an exponential

Community Foundation for Calderdale achieves quality accreditation

Over the past year the Community Foundation for Calderdale has had an internal audit of its policies and procedures, compiled a submission of documents for external review and participated in interviews with an independent assessor. The assessment, which was carried out by Ideas to Impact, evaluated the ongoing practices and

Travel team walk marathon to help children’s charity build ‘magical kids village’

A six-strong team from a Leeds-based travel company is aiming to walk the distance of a marathon this Sunday, to raise vital funds for a children’s terminal illness respite charity. Individuals from Ventur, a travel management consultancy, are taking part in the Royal Pride Charity Challenge on behalf of

Yorkshire-based Scriba aims to raise £8k to support literacy in young people

Yorkshire wordsmiths Scriba PR and not for profit Grimm & Co have joined forces to help young people bolster their literary skills around creativity and writing. Having named Grimm & Co as its ‘charity of the year’, a jampacked calendar of fundraising events is well underway as Scriba’s 13-strong

Forget Me Not launches Platinum Partners business consortium

The official launch of the new consortium of businesses, known as Platinum Partners, brought together with the aim of helping secure the future of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, took place last week at John Smith’s Stadium. Hosted by Platinum Partners president, Ken Davy and KSDL managing director,

Tattu tees off as sponsor for homelessness charity golf event

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has announced the headline sponsor of its upcoming golf fundraising event, Simon on the Tee. Simon on the Streets, which offers support to rough sleepers and vulnerable people across Leeds, Bradford and Kirklees has partnered with Leeds-based restaurant Tattu to deliver the event. Held on