Tag: volunteering

New-look Lantern Festival lights up the community

Last Saturday (12 December 2020) saw LS11 residents out in (socially-distant) numbers, to enjoy the spectacle of Christmas carols and festive cheer blasting out from an illuminated open-top bus and bicycle procession – as a Covid-safe alternative to the popular annual Lantern Festival. Over two hours, the bus wove its

Community rallies to bring Christmas cheer to Hunslet Moor

Volunteer elves in Hunslet Moor braved heaving rain last Sunday (13 December 2020) to help Father Christmas deliver gift hampers to 124 children around the Longroyds and Garnets neighbourhoods. The project was the brainchild of members of the Friends of Hunslet Moor, to inject some Christmas cheer and spirit into

Help needed for Christmas Junk Food Project

The acclaimed Real Junk Food Project in Stourton is making an urgent appeal for volunteers to help with their Kindness Christmas initiative. The initiative is running all month until Wednesday 23 December 2020, and aims to provide families within West Yorkshire – who have registered – with a hamper of

Call to join the St Gemma’s Hospice Volunteer Team

St Gemma’s Hospice is a Leeds-based charity providing expert care and support for local people with life-limiting illnesses. The Hospice in Moortown has a fantastic opportunity for Day Services Driver Volunteers on Wednesdays or Thursdays. If you want to directly make a difference to patients living with a terminal illness,