Ernie’s Big Challenge

Give a Hoot, Help Your Hospitals

Join our mascot Ernie on his “Big Challenge” this summer!

The unexpected arrival of coronavirus is placing continued pressure on our local NHS services in Leeds, following a difficult winter.

This is your chance to help raise vital funds to support all areas within Leeds Teaching Hospitals during this busy time.

Get involved!

Check out some of the ways you can Support Your NHS Hospitals below:

Step for the NHS

Can you make your steps count this summer? Join our #StepfortheNHS challenge and see how many steps you can rack up!

Sign up here
Run for Heroes
  1. Join our Facebook group
  2. Run 5k
  3. Donate £5
  4. Nominate 5 friends
Join in on Facebook!

Get involved your way!

From the head shavers and musicians to the runners and riders – We’d love to hear all your wonderful ideas!

Join our Facebook group ‘Ernie’s Big Community‘ – our fundraising hub where you can share ideas and updates with your fellow fundraisers!

Like this amazing group of Leeds lads who braved the shave and donated the cost of a haircut to Leeds Cares!

Your NHS hospitals need our support now more than ever.

Raising just £50 could stock up a snack area for staff working long hours, a donation of £70 could fund bedside TV services for a ward for a week, keeping patients connected to their loved ones when visits have been cancelled during this time and £120 could fund a chaplain for a day, to support staff and patients in need .

Your donations will provide vital support to staff and patients during this extraordinary time.