Charity and Community

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Leeds Building Society launches Christmas charity campaign

Customers are being invited to help to decorate Leeds Building Society branches across the country this Christmas – and raise cash for local good causes at the same time.

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It's all aboard for Dales School in Blyth, thanks to Variety & Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society and Variety, the Children's Charity have handed over the keys to a Sunshine Coach to Dales School in Blyth to help transport special needs children where required.

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'Lending a Hand' to protect historic 'Coast to Coast' route

The 'Lending a Hand' volunteering scheme run by Leeds Building Society allows colleagues to use a day each year to help in the community.

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Hadrian's Walkers raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust

This September, the Regional Management Team will be walking the 84 mile trek along Hadrian's Wall to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust.

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Society provides volunteers to Lineham Farm

Our Management Information, Decision Support and Planning teams spent a sunny day volunteering at Lineham Farm, a residential outdoor activity centre for able and disabled children in Eccup, Leeds.

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Over £3,000 raised in Great Yorkshire Bike Ride!

Leeds Building Society would like to say a big thank you its team who cycled 73 miles from Wetherby to Filey, and to everyone who sponsored the team.

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Woofs and Wellies Walk

Sponsored dog walk run by St. Michaels Hospice

Customer advisor (and dog lover) Elaine Green of our Wetherby branch decided that a sponsored dog walk ("woofs & wellies") being run by St. Michaels Hospice would be an ideal opportunity for both Wetherby and Boston Spa branch colleagues to give something back to the community.

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Society enters two teams in Roundhay Park Dragon Boat Race

Colleagues running in the Dragon Boat Race at Roundhay Park on Sunday 18th May

We entered two teams for the fifth year running in the Dragon Boat Race at Roundhay Park on Sunday 18th May to raise funds for Martin House Children's Hospice.

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Society colleagues and members help the BHF fight for every heartbeat

British Heart Foundation visiting our Head Office

Members voting online in our Annual General Meeting (AGM) resulted in a donation of more than £9,000 shared between this year's charities - Help for Heroes, World Wide Fund for Nature, St George's Crypt, Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation and the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Leeds Building Society ramps up the red in Ripon to fight heart disease with the British Heart Foundation!

Ripon branch colleagues supporting the British Heart Foundation

Staff at Leeds Building Society's Ripon branch, supported the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by taking part in a 'Dress Red' day.

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Doncaster branch donates a feast

Members of staff from the Doncaster branch helping helping their local Food Bank

Our Doncaster branch has been helping their local Food Bank 'Trussell Trust,' by collecting food items from the public. This is to help people in poverty, requiring emergency food supplies in Doncaster.

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Brake and local police working with the Society in Chester Le Street

Members of staff from the Chester Le Street branch helping children learn about road safety

The Chester Le Street team have been heavily involved in Durham road safety week sponsored by the charity Brake.

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