Celebrate Community Award winners at St Luke’s CARES

The St Luke’s CARES Community Awards reaches its crescendo next Thursday (24 May 2018) and everyone’s invited to the party!

Jackson Turner, St Luke’s CARES Manager and Jeremy Morton, editor of South Leeds Life outside the Dewsbury Road shop

Back in January we helped St Luke’s CARES launch the scheme which saw 23 wonderful community projects in South Leeds tell their story and ask for a grant. An independent panel met in March to whittle that down to a shortlist of five:

Then in April shoppers at St Luke’s CARES shops in Beeston and Middleton voted for the project that they felt should receive the three grants of £1,000, £750 and £250.

Jackson Turner, Manager at St Luke’s CARES said:

“It’s been great to read about all the fabulous projects and now it’s time to celebrate the winners. Next Thursday is party time! Come down to the St Luke’s CARES charity shop on Dewsbury Road at 4pm where we will be celebrating all the great work of community groups across South Leeds.”

There’s a lot on offer:

  • Live Music from Richard Stirland
  • Free food from local volunteers
  • Free Ice Cream from Taste of Italy
  • Smoothie Bikes
  • Performance from Reetwirlers Majorettes

and…

  • St Luke’s CARES & South Leeds Life Awards

So why not come down and join us, and support the work of St Luke’s CARES and South Leeds Life.

 

 

 

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About the Author:

I've lived in Beeston in South Leeds since 1984 and I love the area. I am involved in various community activities including Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

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