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Leeds Cares

Leeds Cares, the official charity partner of Leeds Teaching Hospitals, is helping to support our NHS heroes through this crisis – and you can too. Make a donation or start fundraising today.

They’re risking their lives to save others, but how can you help the NHS workers on the frontline in Leeds?

Every day, 18,000 NHS heroes at Leeds Teaching Hospitals risk their lives to save others. From doctors and nurses to technicians, porters and cleaners, they all have an incredibly important role to play in our fight against the coronavirus epidemic – and we’re incredibly grateful. The best thing you can do to help is stay at home, but if you want to do more, you can make a donation to Leeds Cares, the official charity partner of Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

Supporting Leeds Teaching Hospitals every step of the way

Leeds Cares

Historically, healthcare was funded by charity and philanthropic donations. Nowadays, the NHS caters for all our healthcare needs, but what you might not realise is that it’s still supported by partner charities like Leeds Cares. They work tirelessly to raise money for Leeds Teaching Hospitals – in fact, they contributed £2.4 million to a new MR simulator machine that’s helping save the lives of thousands of people fighting cancer across Yorkshire.

But now, they’re entirely focused on beating COVID-19 – and they need your help. This is an unprecedented situation and it’s putting incredible pressure on the NHS – which is why it’s more important than ever to support the carers on the frontline and that’s exactly what Leeds Cares is doing. From funding iPads to help patients stay in touch with loved ones to stocking up hydration stations to keep staff going, you can make a real difference to the lives of healthcare workers and their patients.

This is what your donation could pay for:

  • £2 could pay for a bottle of hand gel for staff
  • £7 could pay for a week of TV for a coronavirus patient
  • £10 could pay for a comfort pack for someone who has to stay overnight at short notice
  • £20 could pay for a universal phone charger for staff and patients, so they can stay connected with their loved ones
  • £50 could stock up a snack area for staff working long hours and unable to get to the shops
  • £80 could pay for a hotel room for someone who needs to stay close by or isolate from their families to keep working 
  • £120 could pay for a chaplain for a day to help support staff and patients in their time of need  
  • £200 could pay for an iPad for patients, so they can keep in touch with loved ones while they’re in hospital
  • £1,000 could pay for a hydration station to remain fully stocked with drinks and snacks for staff for a whole month.

Please note, all donations go directly to Leeds Cares, in full.