Meet Terry: Leeds Cares Volunteer

Terry has volunteered at Leeds Teaching Hospitals for 49 years, raising over £100,000!

Terry Roberts is one of our dedicated Leeds Cares volunteers. 83 year-old Terry has always worked in the charity sector, volunteering whenever he can! He started volunteering in 1970 and has been fundraising for Leeds Teaching Hospitals for the past 49 years raising more than £100,000.00!

Every week, Terry runs the Leeds Cares charity stall in the Jubilee Wing at the LGI. He also ventures out into the community doing bucket collections for Leeds Cares at local supermarkets. A valued and well-loved member of the Leeds Cares volunteer team, Terry is well-known by everyone. He always takes the time to chat to staff and visitors and never stops putting others first!

Terry has won awards for his dedication to volunteering

At the Community Awards 2010, Terry’s dedication to volunteering was recognised when he won two awards, “Fundraiser of the Year” and “Hero of the Year”! Leeds Cares has also honoured Terry with his very own picture dedication plaque on the charity stall he runs in Jubilee Wing of the LGI.

Terry is particularly proud of the work he has done to help purchase of state-of-the-art equipment and create calm environments for children and adults around the hospital. His determination to help others motivates him to raise money and make a difference to the lives of patients, relatives and staff.


If you’d like to support Leeds Cares by volunteering for us, please get in touch to discuss what opportunities are available.

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