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Leeds Building Society supports Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal

Leeds Building Society Armley branch, taken on Wear It Beat It day

This March, Leeds Building Society’s branches are supporting Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal. The mutual’s branch network is encouraging their customers to take a daffodil for a suggested donation of £1.

Siobhan Drane, Marie Curie’s Partnership Manager: “The Great Daffodil Appeal is our biggest annual fundraising campaign. Every donation made in return for a daffodil will help us to care for terminally ill people in their own homes and our hospices. It will also enable us to provide support to their families. We are really grateful to Leeds Building Society for their continued support.”

Trevor Garside, Leeds Building Society’s Head of Direct Distribution said: “The Great Daffodil Appeal is always very popular with our staff and customers. We are looking forward to welcoming people to our 65 national branches to make a donation for a daffodil, and hope to see many people in the areas around these branches walking around proudly displaying a daffodil.”

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Three Leeds Building Society colleagues volunteered to join Marie Curie to help the charity collect and raise valuable funds. One of the volunteers, pictured, was Christine Matthews from the Society’s Customer Liaison team.

For more information about the 2015 Marie Curie Cancer Care Great Daffodil Appeal visit www.mariecurie.org.uk/daffodil.

Leeds Building Society has 67 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £12.1bn (as at 31st December 2014). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.