Fundraising Events

Decade – Relive The 80s – 16th February 2019

Part of “Jacqui’s Million” Appeal for Leeds Cares in aid of Leeds Cancer Centre.

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Leeds Sports Awards – 28th February 2019

After a busy year for Leeds athletes, the Leeds Sports Awards promises to be another memorable evening. Featuring the brand new Leeds Cares Award!

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The Greatest Showman Ball – 23rd March 2019

Part of “Jacqui’s Million” Appeal for Leeds Cares in aid of Leeds Cancer Centre.

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Leeds Half Marathon – 12th May 2019

The Leeds Half is firmly established as one of the highlights of Leeds’ sporting calendar and Yorkshire's biggest half marathon!

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Yorkshire Three Peaks – 18th May 2019

Follow a challenging route across the heart of the Yorkshire Dales to take on the county’s three highest peaks: Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough all whilst raising vital funds for Leeds Cares.

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Great North Swim – 7th – 9th June 2019

Take on Europe's biggest open-water swim in the stunning Lake District!

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Bradford Dragonboat Festival – 23rd June 2019

Leeds Cares has secured 8 boats in the Sunday race and are looking for willing teams to take on the challenge.

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Endure 24 – 29th June 2019

Small groups of runners take on a 5 mile relay race across 24 hours, so make sure you’re the last man standing for Leeds Cares.

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KAPOW! Superhero Challenge – 30th June 2019

Run, slide and climb on this fun-filled 5K inflatable obstacle course!

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Leeds 10K – 7th July 2019

Famous for its flat and fast course this 10k is perfect for beginners or those looking to beat a personal best!

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Big Purple Jump – 21st July 2019

Enjoy the thrill of a 10,000-foot tandem skydive over the beautiful Yorkshire coast while raising vital funds for Leeds Cares.

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Big Purple Wing Walk – 4th August 2019

Not your average sponsored walk - be a daredevil and take to the skies with Leeds Cares at Breighton Airfield, Selby!

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Innsbruck to Leeds Cycle – 24th – 31st August 2019

Cycle from the venue of the UCI World Championships in 2018, Innsbruck, to the venue for the 2019 Championships in Yorkshire!

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Great North Run – 8th September 2019

The Great North Run ballot is now open!

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UCI Road World Championship Sportive – 22nd September 2019

Don’t want to risk the ballot?
Get your guaranteed sportive place with Leeds Cares!

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Leeds Cancer Centre Ball – 5th October 2019

Now proudly in its 23rd year, this event raises substantial funds for Leeds Cancer Centre, ensuring that patients continue to receive exceptional care.

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Yorkshire Marathon – 20th October 2019

The picturesque Yorkshire Marathon takes in the historic city of York and beautiful surrounding countryside in the Vale of York.

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Great Wall of China Trek – 18th – 26th April 2020

Trek one of the ancient wonders of the world and raise valuable funds for Leeds Cares. On this unique trip, you even get the chance to put a brick in the wall!

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Fundraising Ideas

Do you have any fantastic ideas for fundraising, or would you like some inspiration? Click below to get in touch and find out more.

Fundraising Ideas

Our fantastic volunteers are our greatest supporters and advocates.

Leeds Cares is in the process of developing an exciting volunteering package which will provide a range of options for people to become involved and show they care.

Get in touch if you’re interested in volunteering for us.

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From major donations, to funeral collections & memorial funds, your support will help Leeds Cares work with Leeds Teaching Hospitals to enable the best possible health and wellbeing for all.

Ways to donate
Leaders in Philanthropy

Our Leaders in Philanthropy programme honours exceptionally generous donors who wish to commit to Leeds Cares for the long term.

Currently, the Programme is focussed on dedicating their fundraising efforts for Leeds Children’s Hospital.

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Corporate Fundraising

All of our events are available for corporate teams to enter – if you’d like to enter a group, just email to speak to one of the team. We also have a range of different corporate options available and can provide support whether it be a one off event or developing a longer term relationship. To find out more please email Alison on

How to submit offline donations

If you have raised money at an individual or group event please contact the fundraising team by emailing who will send you a paying in slip so you can send us your donation.

Thank you.

Contact the Leeds Cares team on 0113 206 8620


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