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B&Q customers build up four-figure sum for Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice has received a donation of over £3,000 from B&Q’s Cortonwood store in Brampton. Staff and customers raised the money through in-store fundraising and collection days, to help the hospice provide specialist care for people affected by life-limiting illnesses including cancer, motor-neurone disease and heart disease. Sam Silverwood, fundraising manager at

Leeds law firm announces charity of the year

Blacks Solicitors LLP has announced that it has nominated the Leeds-based Children’s Heart Surgery Fund as its headline charity for 2018. The Charity and Corporate Social Responsibility Team at Blacks Solicitors will raise money throughout 2018 with several fundraising events and activities including a bingo night that has already raised £600,

Barnsley-based vehicle-hire firm partners with local hospice

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has entered into a long-term partnership with Barnsley Hospice. Arrow Self Drive will provide the charity with exclusive use of a Luton tail lift van, for use across the hospice’s nine retail sites in the region.   Arrow Self Drive’s contribution will allow the charity to

Yorkshire law firm announce plans to raise money for homeless

Raworths Solicitors has announced they will be actively supporting the Harrogate Homeless Project (HHP) who have been nominated as their Charity of the Year. Employees at the company chose the organisation owing to the increasing visibility of homelessness in the local area and wanted to do what they could to raise

Lawyers give Yorkshire Air Ambulance a fundraising lift

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is flying high after staff in the Sheffield office of international law firm CMS chose the rapid response emergency service as its charity of the year. The office, which has 15 partners, 128 lawyers and 111 business services and support staff, advises major businesses across many sectors including

Freemasons donation boosts funds for Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice has received a grant of £1400 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation, to help provide care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. This is just one of 245 grants to hospices around the country from Freemasons. In total £600,000 will be donated to hospices all over England and Wales this year. Contributions

Jiraffe launches partnership with Newlife

Specialist equipment provider Jiraffe has made Newlife, the Charity for Disabled Children, its first ever Charity of the Year, with the two organisations working in partnership to improve the lives of children with disabilities. Sheffield-based Jiraffe is a family business that supplies innovative postural care products across the UK including seating,

Design company sponsors charity bike ride

Employees from a Harrogate-based commercial interior design business are getting on their bikes to help support a charity working to end youth homelessness. Absolute Commercial Interiors is sponsoring the Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon to help raise funds for property industry charity LandAid. Staged by national property consultancy Carter Jonas and now in

Accountants mentor youngsters to become future entrepreneurs

A West Yorkshire-based accountancy firm is stepping up its involvement with a national mentoring charity to help disadvantaged youngsters brush up on their business skills and to encourage entrepreneurial spirit. Hentons chartered accountants in Leeds is teaming up with Mosaic, a national mentoring charity which is part of the Prince’s Trust, to provide