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Volunteering

Veteran Volunteer Terry hangs up his hat after 50 years’ service

85-year-old Terry has raised more than £200,000 for Leeds Cares!

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Meet Karon: Breast Cancer Action Chair

Karon became Chair of Breast Cancer Action in 2019.

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Meet Caroline: Leeds Cares Volunteer

Caroline and her husband have both been affected by cancer, so she decided to volunteer to give something back

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Meet Madeline: Leeds Cares Volunteer

After doctors at Leeds Cancer Centre saved her life, Madeline vowed to come back and volunteer. She has volunteered in our charity shop for over three years.

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Launch of parent volunteering scheme at Leeds Hospital

A new volunteer programme to support families of premature babies launched alongside celebrations for World Prematurity Day.

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Direct Line Group plant thousands of bulbs at St James’s Hospital!

Thank you to Direct Line Group who visited Leeds Teaching Hospitals to spruce up the outdoor space by Trust Headquarters.

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Green fingered Asda Technology staff spruce up LGI Gardens!

Volunteers tidy and replant Coach Garden & Clarendon Wing Entrance flowerbeds

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How an NCS group project supported Day One Trauma Support

Last year, 10 young people enrolled on the NCS (National Citizen Service) autumn programme decided to collaborate with Day One on their project. ‘Team Jackman’ met Day One peer support volunteers and the Day One Case Worker at the LGI to find out more about the needs of the Day One trauma support service.

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Meet Catherine Clark: Day One Peer Support Volunteer

“I first got involved with Day One when I was waiting for surgery on my pelvis. My surgeon, Prof Giannoudis advised me to talk with Sarah, a previous patient who had also fractured her pelvis and had similar surgery that I would soon be going through.

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