Charity

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New development gives hope to vulnerabe housed people in Leeds

A Leeds homeless charity that is celebrating its 90th anniversary believes it could have a blueprint to tackle housing vulnerability in the city, as it prepares to unveil a pioneering new homes development specifically designed for people who find themselves in precarious housing situations. St George’s Crypt’s purpose-built

Community Foundation for Calderdale welcome back sport with grants of £3,000 for sports clubs

As the UK begins to plan for a post-pandemic future, sport and community clubs need to play a vital role in our recovery so the Community Foundation for Calderdale have partnered with Made by Sport to make grants of up to £3,000 available to local sports clubs to save,

Welcome to Yorkshire team up with rugby league legend, Rob Burrow, for tree planting charity campaign

Welcome to Yorkshire’s My Y personal membership was launched on Yorkshire Day, 1st August 2020, promoting Yorkshire across the globe and uniting those connected to the county by planting a tree for each and every member. It’s a great honour for Welcome to Yorkshire to now be joining

Running fanatic raises over £3000 for charity in under 7 days

David Slater, a running fanatic from Leeds, has raised over £3000 for charity in under seven days, as part of his mission to run 10k every day for 10 weeks. The initiative, dreamt up by David to assist his recovery from long-term health issues, is designed to inspire a positive

CFFC launches the Local Care Direct Health & Wellbeing Fund to support Calderdale residents

The Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC) have partnered with Local Care Direct to support people with their health and wellbeing. With grants of up to £5,000 available to organisations, the new fund created by Local Care Direct aims to make a real difference in these difficult times. Steve Duncan,

Corporate lawyers make a mighty effort to raise funds for Macmillan

Corporate lawyers and support staff from LCF Law have raised over £800 for cancer charity, Macmillan by taking part in the Mighty Miles challenge. Twelve members of the corporate and employment team challenged themselves to keep active whilst fundraising for Macmillan. The team set themselves a target of raising £500

Cancer Research UK Yorkshire shops back in action

PEOPLE across Yorkshire are being urged to help Cancer Research UK shops get back to the business of beating cancer as restrictions on non-essential retail lift from April 12. Staff and volunteers are rolling up their sleeves ready to try and claw back millions of pounds in lost sales. But