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Colleagues scale peaks and bake cakes to raise 32,694 pounds for charity

Generous colleagues at Leeds Building Society have scaled peaks, baked cakes and put their quiz knowledge to the test to raise £32,694 for charity.

The total raised will be shared between Mind and Macmillan and will be used to support their valuable work.*

Colleagues have tackled a number of challenges to raise the £32,694 total, including scaling the Three Peaks, holding quizzes and cake sales and organising a football tournament.

Sarah Grindall, chair of the Colleague Charity Group, which organises and co-ordinates colleague fundraising at the Society, said: “Our colleagues have put in a fantastic effort to raise this impressive total.

“So many have given their time and as a result of their support and generosity this money can be used to make a real difference in the communities we serve.

“A big Thank You to everybody who has thrown themselves into all kinds of fundraising activities to help others.”


Notes to Editors

Colleagues from Leeds Building Society’s Colleague Charity Group reveal their fundraising total.

Leeds Building Society operates throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and has assets of £17.3bn at 30th June 2017 (£14.9bn at 30th June 2016). The Society’s head office has been based in the centre of Leeds since 1886.

*Mind provides help and support to empower those experiencing mental health problems. Macmillan supports those with cancer, giving them the inspiration and help to live their lives.