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We love to keep you updated on news of our supporters and fundraisers as well as other relevant news and information. If you’ve raised some funds to help support our work, why not send us a photograph and some information on how the event went and we can share the details on our news page.

Christmas Donation – Vicki Patel

Christmas Donation – Vicki Patel

We would like to express our thanks to the amazing Vicki Patel from Patson's in Bradford. Not only does she support Yorkshire Children's Trust every year through our Christmas Appeal, this year she...

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Christmas Donation: Mount Zion Elves

Christmas Donation: Mount Zion Elves

We would like to pass on our thanks to the elves at Mount Zion Heritage Chapel at Ogden who have hosted a grotto again this year and donated £200 to Yorkshire Children's Trust through the amazing...

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Counselling Changes in 2022

Counselling Changes in 2022

As a charity we realise the importance of mental health in children and continued to subsidise 50% of the actual cost of each counselling session so we can help to support as many children as...

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Christmas Donation: Accellacare Yorkshire

Christmas Donation: Accellacare Yorkshire

A massive shoutout to all the team at Accellacare Yorkshire based in Shipley who have managed to collect several boxes of toys for this years Christmas Appeal. Thank you to every single person that...

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Christmas Donation: Kip McGrath

Christmas Donation: Kip McGrath

We would like to thank our friends at Kip McGrath, Bradford North. They've supported our Christmas appeal now for several years and they invited Sarah across this morning to collect some gifts for...

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Christmas Donation: DOW, Dewsbury

Christmas Donation: DOW, Dewsbury

We would like to pass on our thanks to the wonderful team at DOW in Dewsbury who invited me across this morning to receive a lovely donation of gifts for our present appeal this year. Each one of...

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Christmas Donation: Morrisons Flaxby

Christmas Donation: Morrisons Flaxby

We would like to express our thanks to the whole team at Morrisons Flaxby who have donated all of these lovely gifts to our Christmas appeal this year. Every single gift will be winging its way to...

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Christmas Donation: Kim Rawson

Christmas Donation: Kim Rawson

As we continue with our annual Christmas Appeal, we would like to pass our heartfelt thanks to Kim Rawson, her family and friends and work colleagues for the donation of these lovely gifts to help...

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Christmas Donation: Lo Bentley Photography

Christmas Donation: Lo Bentley Photography

We would like to pass on our thanks to Lois Bentley and her customers for the fabulous Christmas gifts that have been donated to our annual Christmas appeal. Each one of these gifts will be donated...

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Christmas Donation: Brooke Dene

Christmas Donation: Brooke Dene

As we continue with our Christmas appeal, we would like to thank the lovely residents at Brooke Dene in Cleckheaton who have collected some wonderful gifts for us to give to children in hospital...

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Christmas Donation: Concrete Taxi

Christmas Donation: Concrete Taxi

As our busy day continues, we would like to pass on our sincere thanks to Concrete Taxi based in Dewsbury who have dropped off bags of wonderful gifts for our annual Christmas present appeal. Each...

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Christmas Donation: Darrington Quarries

Christmas Donation: Darrington Quarries

We got a surprise donation to our Christmas Appeal today from Darrington Quarries Ltd based in Knottingley. We would like to express our thanks to Lynda Robinson, Robert Day, Richard Malpas, Sharon...

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Christmas Donation: Grant & Bowman

Christmas Donation: Grant & Bowman

As we collect our second set of gifts for our annual present appeal, we need to pass on our heartfelt thanks to Grant & Bowman in Bradford who have not only has Yorkshire Children's Trust as...

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Christmas Donation: First Direct Bank

Christmas Donation: First Direct Bank

Its the 1st December and that can only mean one thing - Its the first donation collection for our Christmas appeal today. Our very first thank you this year goes to First Direct Bank in Leeds....

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Birstall Shopping Park Virtual Giving Tree

Birstall Shopping Park Virtual Giving Tree

This year we are very pleased to be working with the great team at Birstall Shopping Park again who have set up a virtual giving tree. Instead of buying a gift, this is a great opportunity to help...

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The day my daughters life was saved

The day my daughters life was saved

Cancer is a nasty word, it brings up thoughts of elderly parents suffering, but its not just the elderly that are diagnosed with cancer. My daughter, Leigh-Anne was diagnosed with Acute...

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Free Respite Breaks for 2022

Free Respite Breaks for 2022

If you are a regular visitor to the Yorkshire Children's Trust website, you will be aware that for several years the charity has offered free respite breaks to families who have children with...

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Halifax Resident Wins £7,500 for YCT

Halifax Resident Wins £7,500 for YCT

A Halifax hero won £5,000 for themselves and £15,000 towards their chosen charity at the Sky Bet Ebor Handicap race in York. Ahead of the 2021 Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, York Racecourse and...

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Donation in loving memory of Joan Webber

Donation in loving memory of Joan Webber

We would like to pass on our condolences to the family and friends of Joan Webber who passed away 91 years young. A collection was made in her memory and £180.00 donated to Yorkshire Children's...

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Covid: Children’s Mental Health

Covid: Children’s Mental Health

The mental health of children and young people has not improved since last year's lockdown, a survey by NHS Digital suggests. It found one in six children in England had a probable mental disorder...

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Christmas Appeal 2021 – Please help!

Christmas Appeal 2021 – Please help!

Christmas Appeal 2021 - Please help! Its the 1st October! and that means its time to launch our Christmas Present appeal for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Every year, our team visit local hospitals...

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Charity Jigsaw Festival Update

Charity Jigsaw Festival Update

Due to the pandemic, the Annual Jigsaw Festival at St. Martins in Brighouse that is normally held over August bank holiday weekend became an online event. Over the last several months, over 1500...

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David donates coins and stamps

David donates coins and stamps

David donates coins and stamps We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to David W. who has surprised us with a big package in the post this morning. David had read on our website that we...

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Matthew races to a personal best for YCT

Matthew races to a personal best for YCT

Matthew races to a personal best for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Wanting to support a local charity, not only has Matthew O'Connor taken charity tins to work to raise money for YCT, but he also...

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. What many might not know is that Yorkshire Children's Trust is a very small charity created by two sets of parents who both had daughters suffering...

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Exclusive Discount on the Access Card

Exclusive Discount on the Access Card

At Yorkshire Children's Trust we understand how difficult and frustrating it can be to have to provide evidence to third parties about your child's illness just to get a little bit of extra help and...

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What is a Trustee and what do they do?

What is a Trustee and what do they do?

What is a Trustee and what do they do? We get asked this question a lot, along with how much do the team members get paid, are they on big fat-cat salaries like the media portrays? - The simple...

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Important: Counselling Sessions Update

Important: Counselling Sessions Update

Important Message For Counselling Clients I am writing to you today with some very important information. Although personally testing negative, I have been in contact with someone who has tested...

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Fear of Freedom Day

Fear of Freedom Day

Fear of Freedom Day While many are celebrating the removing of almost all restrictions today, which has been given the nickname 'Freedom Day'; not everyone is celebrating. Its a positive step for...

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What Can Your Donation Do?

What Can Your Donation Do?

What Can Your Donation Do? Did you know that your donation will make a real difference to the support we can offer to local children and their families. Primarily we support children from the...

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Freedom Day Updates

Freedom Day Updates

Freedom Day Updates for Service Users If you are visiting us for a counselling session from next week we have some important information to share in relation to 'freedom day'. Face Masks - Although...

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Help support a truly local charity

Help support a truly local charity

Can you help to support a truly local charity? This year we are still seeing a drop in fundraising events due to the ongoing restrictions and social distancing measures that have been in place for...

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It’s Coming Home!

It’s Coming Home!

ITS COMING HOME!! As football fever grips the nation and we stand by as a nation to cheer on our team, we would like to wish the England team all the best! Why not have bit of fun with the game and...

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Respite Break Applications Suspended

Respite Break Applications Suspended

Respite Break Applications Suspended Sadly, it is with regret that we are going to close our applications for respite breaks for the time being. We have received so many applications for support...

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Shop on Amazon and Donate!

Shop on Amazon and Donate!

Did you know you can shop on Amazon and donate to Yorkshire Children's Trust at no additional cost or expense to you? I know we are all feeling the financial strain at the moment as many of us are...

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Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving

We all know the importance of writing a will so we can ensure we can leave our precious possessions to our loved ones. Many people put off writing a will because they think it will be too...

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Latest Butlins Break Information

Latest Butlins Break Information

 Latest Butlins Break Information  Due to the changes in restrictions to our holiday breaks today we have made some changes to our website to clarify what is, and is not currently available on our...

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Jigsaws Support Local Children

Jigsaws Support Local Children

Did you know that just by buying a jigsaw you can help support the work of local children and local charities? The Jigsaw Festival at Brighouse has been running for many years, but due to the...

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10th Birthday Appeal: Making A Change

10th Birthday Appeal: Making A Change

Written by Faye Dixon, Living North Magazine - June 2021 Issue As Yorkshire Children’s Trust celebrate their 10th birthday, we find out how they hope to expand their care provisions with a new...

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Win a £100 B&Q Voucher

Win a £100 B&Q Voucher

Would you like to win a £100 B&Q Decorating Voucher? At Yorkshire Children's Trust we are always looking at new ways to raise funds, and our charity lottery service is a great way to not only...

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Recycling Scam Alert!

Recycling Scam Alert!

A big part of what we do as an ethical and green charity is to cover our core costs with recycling and we have an excellent working relationship with our two commercial partners. We work with a...

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Your donations make a big difference!

Your donations make a big difference!

Did you know that 100% of your donation is used to support children in our community? How many other charities can make this claim? We work hard to cover our core costs with our green recycling...

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Can you host a clothing bank?

Can you host a clothing bank?

Can you host one of our clothing banks? Recycling is a big part of our ethos and our green credentials. You can help not only help to save the planet by actively taking part in recycling, but you'd...

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Meeting HM The Queen

Meeting HM The Queen

It been a difficult 12 months for everyone, so it's only natural to want to reflect on happier times. My most humbling and happiest experience being part of Yorkshire Children's Trust is when I was...

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Easter Appeal: Thank You!

Easter Appeal: Thank You!

We have travelled over 380 miles and collected donations of over 1,000 chocolate eggs for our Easter Appeal this year. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to every single person and...

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Easter Donation: CPOMS

Easter Donation: CPOMS

A big thank you to the team at CPOMS in Skipton who have donated all of these lovely chocolate eggs to our Easter Appeal this year. We would like to thank each and every team member for donating to...

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Easter Donation: Red Centric

Easter Donation: Red Centric

A big thank you to the team at Red Centric in Harrogate who managed to collect 120 chocolate eggs for our Easter Appeal this year! Thank you to every team member that donated. We will be visiting...

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Easter Donation: Woodhall Mortgages

Easter Donation: Woodhall Mortgages

We would like to thank the team at Woodhall Mortgages in Halifax who have very kindly collect a mountain of chocolate eggs for our Easter appeal this year. Yorkshire Children's Trust helped to...

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Easter Donation: Amsource Technology

Easter Donation: Amsource Technology

Big thank you to the team at Amsource Technology who have not only taken part in our Easter appeal and collected 44 chocolate eggs to go to local hospitals, but have also made a fantastic donation...

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Easter Donation: Grant & Bowman

Easter Donation: Grant & Bowman

We would like to say a big thank you to the team at the Grant & Bowman Group in Bradford. Not only have they raised some great funds by having Yorkshire Children's Trust as Charity of the Year,...

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Easter Donation: YBS Pontefract

Easter Donation: YBS Pontefract

We would like to thank the staff and customers at Yorkshire Building Society in Pontefract for a donation of 20 chocolate eggs to our Easter Appeal this year. We will be delivering these to children...

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Easter Donation: Capita, Leeds

Easter Donation: Capita, Leeds

We would like to express our thanks to all the team at Capita in Leeds who have been busy collecting chocolate eggs for our Easter Appeal this year. The staff have donated an amazing 65 Easter eggs!...

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Easter Donation: YBS, Halifax

Easter Donation: YBS, Halifax

We would like to express our thanks to the staff and customers of Yorkshire Building Society in Halifax who have donated an outstanding 87 chocolate eggs to our Easter Appeal this year. We will be...

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Easter Donation: Stainless Band

Easter Donation: Stainless Band

As we continue to collect for our Easter Appeal this year we would like to thank all the team at Stainless Band in Bingley who have collected 80 chocolate eggs for our appeal this year. We would...

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Easter Donation from Kim

Easter Donation from Kim

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Kim Rawson and her family and friends who have managed to collect over 100 chocolate Easter eggs for our appeal this year. Kim was able to drop them...

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Donation in Memory of Colin White

Donation in Memory of Colin White

We would like to express our condolences and heartfelt thanks to the family of Colin White who passed away recently from Cancer. He very kindly left a gift in his will of £7250.00 to Yorkshire...

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BBC Radio Leeds Interview

BBC Radio Leeds Interview

We would like to thank Stephanie Hirst for inviting our founder, Simon Widdop onto her afternoon show on BBC Radio Leeds yesterday. Simon was able to talk about how the charity was founded because...

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Journaling to Support Mental Health

Journaling to Support Mental Health

Working as a children's social worker and counsellor in Halifax, I work on a daily basis with children and families to improve children’s habits and mindsets to achieve balanced, happy lives with...

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Easter: Bearder Charity & Sainsbury’s

Easter: Bearder Charity & Sainsbury’s

Today we start our Easter Egg collections and accepting deliveries (pre-booked appointments only please due to Covid restrictions). We had a great £250 donation from the Bearder Charity towards some...

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Mother’s Day 2021

Mother’s Day 2021

We may be a children's charity, but where would we be without our mothers? From bringing us into the world and keeping us safe from harm and giving us a loving kiss and cuddle when we need to most....

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Recycling Stamps and Coins

Recycling Stamps and Coins

Recycling is a big part of what we do. At Yorkshire Children's Trust we have strong green credentials and want to raise funds while preventing things going into landfill. One great way is to send...

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Wyedean Weaving Donate £210

Wyedean Weaving Donate £210

We are always very happy to receive a donation, it helps to support our work with some of the most vulnerable and needy children in our community. This week we heard from the team ay Wyedean...

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Exciting News – Butlins Breaks

Exciting News – Butlins Breaks

We are very pleased to announce that we have received an opening date from Butlins. Although the main resort will not open until 17th May 2021, we are allowed to open up our holiday home from 12th...

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It’s Pancake Day! How do you have yours?

It’s Pancake Day! How do you have yours?

Its Shrove Tuesday, a traditional feast day before the start of Lent. But to most people it is known as Pancake Day! A traditional English pancake is very thin and served immediately. But the...

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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

As we have been coming together to support each other during lockdown and recognizing children’s mental health, I wanted to share some statistics from the NSPCC. Suicide is the leading cause of...

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Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week

As many organisations have focused on mental health of young people this last week as it was officially Children's Mental Health Week, at Yorkshire Children's Trust we have been particularly...

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World Cancer Day 2021

World Cancer Day 2021

The last thing on everyone's mind at the moment is cancer. The whole world is talking about one thing at the moment and that is the Coronavirus pandemic. When will we be out of the latest lockdown?...

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Ice Around The World

Ice Around The World

Yorkshire Children's Trust relies heavily on donations to help support our work so we can help the most vulnerable, sick and disabled children in our community. We are always happy to hear about new...

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Text to Support a Local Child

Text to Support a Local Child

Have you got your mobile phone in your hand right now, or is it within reach? Why not pick it up a send a text message to help support a local child in need! Its just that easy to text donate to...

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Online Jigsaw Festival Raises Another £500

Online Jigsaw Festival Raises Another £500

The annual Brighouse Jigsaw Festival was not held in person last summer due to the pandemic and instead a team of volunteers worked tirelessly to create an online event with the Jigsaws available to...

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The Worst Day of my Life

The Worst Day of my Life

Today is the worst day of my life. Every year as we enter January and the 18th January creeps closer and closer I feel physically sick and full of dread. I wake woolly-headed from a broken nights...

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Suma Special Donation

Suma Special Donation

Its always lovely to receive a donation, but its extra special when we receive regular support from local businesses. Suma Wholefoods based in Elland, just a couple of miles down the road from our...

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House to House Collections

House to House Collections

At the start of this, the third lockdown we immediately stopped all house to house clothing collections with our clothing collection partner, Unicare. This was to ensure the safety of members of the...

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Lockdown Changes – 5 January 2021

Lockdown Changes – 5 January 2021

As we digest the news from the Prime Ministers announcement last night we have to take stock and look at the safest way possible for us to provide our essential services to the community. We had an...

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Black Friday Lister’s Crisps Donation

Black Friday Lister’s Crisps Donation

Yorkshire based Lister's Crisps are a family run business using their very own home-grown potatoes to provide the perfect crisps! On Black Friday, not only did they offer their customers a massive...

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Chris’ Twixmas 5K Daily Challenge

Chris’ Twixmas 5K Daily Challenge

Wanting to support a local children's charity over the 'Twixmas' period, Chris decided he was going to run 5k a day over 8 days in the hope of raising £500 for charity. After selecting Yorkshire...

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Christmas Donation Thanks

Christmas Donation Thanks

Launched several years ago, we have worked with many businesses, colleges and schools to deliver presents to many hospitals in the Yorkshire region every single year. Unfortunately, due to the...

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Leeds Children’s Hospital Donation

Leeds Children’s Hospital Donation

Despite working very differently this year, we are very pleased to have had overwhelming support from members of the public, local businesses, schools and colleges with pledges to our JustGiving...

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Quadrant Building Control

Quadrant Building Control

A big thank you to all the people in the Wakefield and York offices of Quadrant Building Control who have decided to donate to a local charity this Christmas and chose the Yorkshire Children's Trust...

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Bradford Royal Christmas Donation

Bradford Royal Christmas Donation

We like to support as many local hospitals as we can every year, and one of the hospitals we have supported the longest is the children's ward at Bradford Royal Infirmary. Every Easter we drop off...

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Dewsbury & Pinderfields Christmas Gifts

Dewsbury & Pinderfields Christmas Gifts

As we start to pass out our Christmas gifts, we are pleased that our next donations were for both Dewsbury and Pinderfields hospitals. We have supplied them both with Christmas presents in previous...

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Calderdale Grotto and Gift Experience

Calderdale Grotto and Gift Experience

2020 has certainly been a very difficult year and we've had to amend our grotto experience this year to ensure it is safe for not only the children and staff on the ward, but for people who would...

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Christmas Donation: Advanced Couplings

Christmas Donation: Advanced Couplings

A big Christmas thank you to Advanced Couplings Ltd based in Keighley for their £1000 donation today. Thank you for thinking of us, we very much appreciate your kind donation. Despite being a small...

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Virtual Jigsaw Festival Raised £1500

Virtual Jigsaw Festival Raised £1500

Yorkshire Children's Trust is highly honoured to be one of the nominated charities of the annual Brighouse Jigsaw Festival held at St. Martins Church in Brighouse, this annual event which first...

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Last Week for Xmas Donations

Last Week for Xmas Donations

2020 has provided Yorkshire Children's Trust with a unique set of challenge, more so with our Christmas Appeal. Our Autumn and Winter is normally our busiest period as we collect gifts from local...

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Wellington Primary Christmas Hamper

Wellington Primary Christmas Hamper

We would like to offer our thanks to Ann Watmough for providing a hamper to Wellington Primary School. They raffled this for our Christmas Appeal and raised a fantastic £110 for us to provide...

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Ey’up its a Yorkshire Covid Christmas

Ey’up its a Yorkshire Covid Christmas

This year, comedy singer, Paul “Ballo” Ballington wanted to do something special to help raise some essential funds to support the amazing work of Yorkshire Children's Trust. As the nation struggled...

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Byron Primary Hamper Raffle

Byron Primary Hamper Raffle

A big thank you to Byron Primary School who raffled off a Christmas hamper for Yorkshire Children's Trust and raised a fabulous £95. At their request we will be using this donation towards our...

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YCT Helps Children in Calderdale

YCT Helps Children in Calderdale

Christmas may be a little different for everyone this year, but when we got a call from Calderdale Heath Visitors team asking for some presents for vulnerable children in Calderdale we wanted to...

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Marathon sprints to £275 donation

Marathon sprints to £275 donation

A big thank you to Jody McDermott from Halifax who took part in the October Marathon and raised an amazing £275.00 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. As many people will be aware, all charities have...

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Christmas Appeal 2020 Now Live

Christmas Appeal 2020 Now Live

Important Christmas Appeal News. Due to the unique challenges that 2020 has brought us and the current rise in numbers in the Yorkshire area for Coronavirus, we have made a conscious decision to...

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Otty Support Holiday Home

Otty Support Holiday Home

As we finalise the setting up of our brand new holiday home at the Butlins resort in Skegness, we have been looking at making the place a real home from home and as comfortable as possible. We...

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Comedians at the Peak!

Comedians at the Peak!

A big thank you to Nick Crooks and the 'Comedians' who took part in the Three Peaks Challenge this weekend and raised a fabulous £472 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Did you know that Yorkshire...

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Brighouse Ladies Circle Raises £1146

Brighouse Ladies Circle Raises £1146

We can all agree that 2020 is not a great year, but despite the pandemic we can count on the support of the great local Yorkshire people to support Yorkshire Children's Trust. Today we would like to...

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Big Life Journal supports YCT

Big Life Journal supports YCT

The mental health of children and young adults has always been important and has become especially so following prolonged isolation throughout the pandemic and the local lock-downs that are...

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Local artist Steve Woods supports YCT

Its always fabulous to hear about new and great ways that supporters raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. We were recently contacted by local artist, Steve Woods who has decided to donate 50%...

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Covea’s £100K Charity Drop

Covea’s £100K Charity Drop

Its is always wonderful to hear about new supporters, and we had a fantastic email from Halifax based insurance company Covea who are supporting charities in a big way this year with their £100K...

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High Greenbury Childcare Donate

High Greenbury Childcare Donate

A big thank you to High Greenbury Childcare based in Scorton, Richmond who have donated £110.00 to Yorkshire Children's Trust. Just like all donations like this, 100% of it will be used to offer...

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Duke of York raise £79.68

Duke of York raise £79.68

A big thank you to the Duke of York public house in Shelf who had one of our collection tins, and despite the lockdown have managed to collect a fantastic £79.68 from customers loose change....

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West End Golf Club support YCT for 2 Years

West End Golf Club support YCT for 2 Years

Many people do not realise that Yorkshire Children's Trust is a very small charity and the majority of the team are volunteers giving up their time to support some of the most vulnerable children...

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Stamp & Coin Appeal – Can you help?

Stamp & Coin Appeal – Can you help?

At Yorkshire Children's Trust we are always looking for new and exciting ways to raise funds to support our essential work with some of the most vulnerable children in the community. This week we...

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Arts & Crafts for Red Zone at Pinders

Arts & Crafts for Red Zone at Pinders

In lieu of presents at Easter, Yorkshire Children's Trust has helped to support Pinderfields Hospital children's ward with a donation of £500. Due to the pandemic, the team explained how in the 'red...

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Calderdale Hospital Tablets

Calderdale Hospital Tablets

We are very happy to work in close partnership with local hospitals, we not only receive referrals for support for families on the ward, but we also are very pleased to take chocolate eggs at Easter...

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£10K from Bereavement Services

£10K from Bereavement Services

We had a lovely visit today from Dave Clay at Calderdale Bereavement Service today with an outstanding donation to support our work. This fabulous donation of £10,000 will help to support our work...

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Covid19 Cleaning Support for Eckersley House

Covid19 Cleaning Support for Eckersley House

The pandemic is meaning that everyone is having to be extra safe and vigilant with cleaning and this is especially so with medical environments. This week Yorkshire Children's Trust helped out our...

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You’re Never Alone in a Power Cut

We’re all familiar with electricity and it’s fair to say we probably take it for granted. We flick the TV or computer on without really thinking or brew up whenever we like without giving it much...

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Small Charity Week 2020

Small Charity Week 2020

This week is a special week in the calendar, its Small Charity Week 2020. Its a time for smaller charities in the UK to have a platform to showcase their great work when normally they struggle to...

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Dean’s Gig Raises £210

Dean’s Gig Raises £210

A big thank you to Dean Barton who held a Facebook Live Acoustic Session to raise funds for his band who couldn't be furloughed and funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Thank you to everyone that...

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Little Society Donate £2.5K

Little Society Donate £2.5K

We are always happy to hear from other charities, especially ones that are supporting sick and disabled children like Yorkshire Children's Trust do. However, our happiness quickly turned to sadness...

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Free Holidays for Families

Free Holidays for Families

I am happy to announce that families that have a holiday booked through the charity at our caravan in Withernsea this year should expect to see all facilities open on the site from re-opening on 6th...

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Apply Today for Support

Apply Today for Support

Today we have completed all outstanding support applications so its a great time to apply for help for your family. We have a range of support options to help support the emotional and financial...

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Amazon Makes Charities Smile

Amazon Makes Charities Smile

Amazon is one of the biggest online retailers, with people all over the world spending millions every day. Without costing a penny more, every shopper can make a local charity smile with the new...

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Speedy Donation from Speed Petroleum UK Ltd

Speedy Donation from Speed Petroleum UK Ltd

Many small, local charities such as Yorkshire Children's Trust are finding things very difficult at the moment with cancelled fundraising events and less donations as people have less to spend while...

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Linden Charitable Trust Donates £1K

Linden Charitable Trust Donates £1K

A big thank you to the Linden Charitable Trust for their £1000 donation today! The Trust has supported YCT for the last three years and we really appreciate their invaluable support. Just like all...

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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

As we start to return back to the charity office properly and work to make sure our new counselling suite will be a safe and welcoming place for children and their families, we would like to stress...

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Local Company Donates Tuck Shop Funds

Local Company Donates Tuck Shop Funds

A big thank you to the team at Stockmeier Urethanes in Sowerby Bridge who have donated the proceeds from their office tuck shop to help support our valuable work in the local area. This £100...

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Dan Shaves his Lockdown ‘Mop-head’

Dan Shaves his Lockdown ‘Mop-head’

A big thank you to Dan who said if he raised £100 for Yorkshire Children's Trust he would shave his 'mop-head' off! Well he smashed his goal, raising £105 on JustGiving for Yorkshire Children's...

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Robershaws Farm Support YCT for 2019

Robershaws Farm Support YCT for 2019

Yorkshire Children's Trust are pleased to announce that they're the Charity of the Year at Robertshaws Farm Shop. The company, founded in 1929 are known locally for providing outstandingly fresh...

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Ripon Runners Race to Donate

Ripon Runners Race to Donate

A big thank to to Ripon Runners who have donated an amazing £250 to YCT to help support us through these difficult times. As with all of our donations, we are very pleased to say that 100% of it...

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❤ QUICK APPLY FOR SUPPORT NOW! ❤

❤ QUICK APPLY FOR SUPPORT NOW! ❤

Two weeks today, on 29th April we will be holding a trustee meeting to decided on outstanding applications for support. So if you need help with: A free family break on the coast Help with everyday...

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Recycling Suspended

Recycling Suspended

❗Recycling update❗ The current pandemic is still having a profound effect on how we can raise money at Yorkshire Children's Trust. We suspended all recycling activities at the commencement of the...

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Get a 50% Support Grant Now!

Get a 50% Support Grant Now!

Just a reminder that our new 50:50 Support Grant is now live! If you need financial support to fund essential medical equipment or therapies, we can help with funding 50% of the cost to ensure you...

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We need your donation more than ever!

We need your donation more than ever!

As I write this I sit and wonder about the future and what it will hold for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Over the last nine years we started from my kitchen table with just a few pounds in my pocket...

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Donation from Brooklyn NY!

Donation from Brooklyn NY!

Through these difficult times we certainly welcome donations more than ever, but to say we are surprised is an understatement when today we received a donation from Brooklyn, New York! Thank you...

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Coronavirus Update 20/3/20

Coronavirus Update 20/3/20

As the information from the NHS and Government continues to evolve we have to move forward with more stringent methods to protect Yorkshire Children's Trust team members from risks as much as...

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Easter Appeal Cancelled

Easter Appeal Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that for the first time since the charity has started we have to cancel our Easter Appeal. We have monitored the situation carefully over the last few days and have spoken...

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B&V Water Make a Splash!

B&V Water Make a Splash!

A big thank you to Black & Veatch Ltd in Bradford who have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust again this year with a fabulous donation of £250.00 to support our work. We would also like to...

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Coronovirus Update 17/3/20

Coronovirus Update 17/3/20

As we continue to follow updates from the PM and Government, we are going to continue to offer our support options but we cannot do this without your help. If you or anyone in your household has:...

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Robertshaws Farm Shop raise £514.94

Robertshaws Farm Shop raise £514.94

A big thank you to the staff and customers of Robertshaws Farm Shop in Thornton. The shop has had our collection tins and have been collecting loose change from customers and raised a truly...

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Coronavirus Update 12/3/2020

Coronavirus Update 12/3/2020

Despite the ongoing worry about Coronavirus, Yorkshire Children's Trust are still open for business as normal and we will continue to work with some of the most vulnerable children in the Yorkshire...

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Queensbury Tesco donate to Appeal

Queensbury Tesco donate to Appeal

A big shout out and thank you to Debbie Eyre at Tesco in Queensbury for donating a dozen eggs to our Easter Appeal. Each year, Yorkshire Children's Trust collect chocolate eggs and donate to various...

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Xscape Yorkshire Partner with YCT

Xscape Yorkshire Partner with YCT

We are excited to announce that Xscape Yorkshire has joined forces with one of the county’s fastest growing charities - Yorkshire Children's Trust - to help raise its profile and much needed funds...

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Hays Travel Halifax Raise £1044 with Fun Day

Hays Travel Halifax Raise £1044 with Fun Day

A big thank you to Hays Travel in Halifax who held a fun day for us and raised £522.38, this has also been match funded by the Hays Travel Foundation resulting in an amazing £1044.76 raised at the...

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Bearder Charity Donates Cash for Eggs

Bearder Charity Donates Cash for Eggs

EASTER THANKS! Our first big Easter thank you goes to the Bearder Charity who have set us a cheque for £250 towards Easter Eggs! This is brilliant and a massive help towards our goal of 1000 eggs...

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We’re Hiring

We’re Hiring

Fundraising Assistant (Monthly Zero Hour Contact) We are looking for a bright individual with a focused attention to detail to take on a role to find locations in the Yorkshire region for our static...

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Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

There are over 168,000 charities currently registered in England and for local people and local businesses it can be a minefield to select a charity to support. Many people choosing to support...

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Grant & Bowman support YCT in 2020

Grant & Bowman support YCT in 2020

We had the great pleasure in meeting Grant & Bowman in Bradford this week, they're a great family run toy distribution company and they've been looking for a children's charity to support. After...

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Christmas Choir Raised £455 for YCT

Christmas Choir Raised £455 for YCT

A big thank you to the Penistone Ladies Choir and the Male Choir for the fantastic £455 raised with their Christmas Concert. I was invited to the choir practise last night and had a lovely evening...

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Bradshaw Bowl a win for YCT

Bradshaw Bowl a win for YCT

Bradshaw Cricket Club in Halifax have been proudly supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust for the last twelve months and today we've received an outstanding £890 to help support our work with some of...

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Can you help with our Easter Appeal?

Can you help with our Easter Appeal?

We need your help for our annual Easter Egg Appeal! Every year we ask local people, schools and businesses to help support our appeal by donating one or more chocolate eggs! Yorkshire Children's...

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House to House Collections

House to House Collections

We've had some questions today about our house to house charity clothing collection bags. I would like to confirm that Yorkshire Children's Trust do indeed have a commercial partnership with local,...

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Caravan Guard Donate £150

Caravan Guard Donate £150

A big thank you to David at Caravan Guard who put the charity forward for a donation and we've received a fabulous £150 which will help us to support local families with sick and disabled children....

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Host a clothing bank!

Host a clothing bank!

Would your school, business or place of worship like an easy, hassle free way to help raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust and help protect the environment? Yorkshire Children's Trust are...

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Donation – Thank You

Donation – Thank You

Thank you to Station Lane Medical Centre in Featherstone for a lovely donation of £31.29 to help support our work with vulnerable children across the Yorkshire region. #thankyou #localgiving...

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Charity-Mas Donation from Caravan Guard

Charity-Mas Donation from Caravan Guard

Its never too late to receive a Christmas donation and we were very excited to receive a massive £1,000 donation this week from Caravan Guard who have chosen to donate £25,000 to various charities...

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Car Raffle Drawn – We have a winner!

Car Raffle Drawn – We have a winner!

Today was the day to draw the car raffle! - We would like to say thank you to everyone that has purchase a raffle ticket to help support and raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. We also have...

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Help us Recycle unwanted clothing!

Help us Recycle unwanted clothing!

We are very excited to announce that our new recycling partnership with Unicare Ltd goes live this week. We are working with Unicare to collect unwanted clothing to prevent them going to waste and...

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Santa Blake smashes Xmas Target

Santa Blake smashes Xmas Target

Everyone at Yorkshire Children's Trust would like to pass our heart-felt thanks to Santa Blake who has supported us throughout the Christmas season, raising a truly outstanding amount of money for...

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Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

As we close for Christmas we would like to thank every one that has not only supported Yorkshire Children's Trust this Christmas time, but through-out 2019. As a small charity, we rely 100% on...

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Old Dolphin, Clayton Heights donate to YCT

Old Dolphin, Clayton Heights donate to YCT

A big thank you to the team at the Old Dolphin at Clayton Heights who instead of doing a Secret Santa decided to donate gifts to this years YCT Christmas Present Appeal. Thank you very much! We...

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Carlton High School donate big to YCT Appeal

Carlton High School donate big to YCT Appeal

A big, big thank you to staff, parents and pupils at Carlton High School who've supported Yorkshire Children's Trust again this year. To make the collection more fun, they decided to have a box...

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Expect Distribution Donate to YCT Appeal

Expect Distribution Donate to YCT Appeal

Another thank you to Expect Distribution who welcomed me to their business yesterday and donated sackfuls of presents to the Christmas Present Appeal. Our elves are busy wrapping them ready to go to...

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Morrisons Utility Services support Xmas 2019

Morrisons Utility Services support Xmas 2019

A big thank you to Morrisons Utility Services working with Yorkshire Water in Bradford. They've donated lots of lovely presents to our Christmas Appeal this year. #XmasAppeal2019 #MorrisionsUtility...

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Charity Giving Tree a Great Success!!

Charity Giving Tree a Great Success!!

As our Christmas present appeal draws to a close for another year and the elves are busy wrapping the gifts, we would like to offer a final thank you to the people of Halifax who have been so...

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Blues Hair Workshop donate to Xmas 2019 Appeal

Blues Hair Workshop donate to Xmas 2019 Appeal

Yesterday we had the pleasure of meeting the team at Blues Hair Workshop in Bradford who have donated some marvellous gifts to our appeal. Thank you to all the staff and patrons. #BluesHairWorkshop...

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Patson’s donate to YCT Appeal

Patson’s donate to YCT Appeal

A big thank you to our friends at Patson's in Bradford who have donated some absolutely fabulous toys to our Christmas Present Appeal again this year and we've even been asked back to collect some...

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Bradford L&D Service donate to YCT Appeal

A big thank you to the Liaison & Diversion Team at Bradford South Police who've donated some lovely gifts to our annual Christmas Present Appeal. We'll be taking these to hospitals next week!...

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Co-op Funeral Care Raffle Raises £68

Co-op Funeral Care Raffle Raises £68

Thank you to Co-op Funeral Care in Keighley who held a raffle at their Christmas carol service and raised a fabulous £68.10 for YCT. #carolservice #CoopFuneralCare #Christmas #Raffle #localgiving

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Calderdale College donate to YCT Appeal

Calderdale College donate to YCT Appeal

Thank you to our lovely friends in Health & Social Care at Calderdale College who have support Yorkshire Children's Trust for many years. Today they've donated these lovely gifts to this years...

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Lovely Gifts Donated by Pertemp Recruitment

Lovely Gifts Donated by Pertemp Recruitment

A big thank you to Mary and the team at Pertemp Professional Recruitment based in Barkisland who popped down to the YCT offices today with some lovely gifts for our Christmas Appeal. These will be...

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Brook Dene support YCT with lovely gifts

Brook Dene support YCT with lovely gifts

We made a lovely visit to Brook Dene, part of the McCarthy Stone development in Cleckheaton today. They've donated some lovely gifts to this years Christmas Present Appeal. We will be using these...

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KipMcGrath support YCT Xmas Appeal

KipMcGrath support YCT Xmas Appeal

Thank you to KipMcGrath in Bradford who have supported the Yorkshire Children's Trust present appeal again this year. Its absolutely fantastic when organisations support our appeal over multiple...

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Kirklees College Donates to YCT

Kirklees College Donates to YCT

Thank you to the wonderful staff and students at Kirklees College who have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust again this year with the Christmas Present Appeal. As you can see, everyone was very...

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Max Card Donate to the Max!

Max Card Donate to the Max!

A big thank you to the team at Max Card who've collected some amazing presents and donated them to the Yorkshire Children's Trust Christmas Appeal 2019. Each of these gifts will be going to a child...

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Ackworth School support Xmas 2019

Ackworth School support Xmas 2019

A big thank you to parents, pupils and staff at Ackworth School who have supported our Christmas Appeal again this year with a massive basket of gifts! Thank you for the amazing support again this...

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Can your company help us to provide holidays?

Can your company help us to provide holidays?

As we reach the end of the year, its time to pay our site fees for our holiday home, this is the most important, but most expensive part of us providing our free holidays to our service users. This...

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Common Recycling Questions

We've had a few people post questions about our door to door clothing recycling bags and I thought I would answer some of the most common questions. Q. I don't want to receive your bags, what can I...

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Nisa make a Nice Donation

Nisa make a Nice Donation

A big thank you to 'Making A Difference Locally', part of the Nisa Retail group who have surprised us with a fabulous donation of £322.30 to help support our work with sick and disabled children in...

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York GAA 7’s Raised £4045 for YCT!

York GAA 7’s Raised £4045 for YCT!

A big thank you to Kevin Finn and Ward & Burke who held the York GAA 7's Gaelic football event on 24th August and raised a truly amazing £4045.18 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. This fabulous...

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Jigsaw Festival Raises £2250 for YCT

Jigsaw Festival Raises £2250 for YCT

Thank you to all who supported the eighth Charity Jigsaw Festival in August 2019 at St Martins Church in Brighouse. We welcomed 919 visitors who bought 993 jigsaws, jams, preserves and hand made...

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YCT is a Disabled Confident Employer

YCT is a Disabled Confident Employer

YCT has been accredited with Disability Confident Employer status in recognition of our commitment to good practice in employing and retaining disabled people. Disability Confident is a government...

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Charity Ball A Success!

Charity Ball A Success!

A massive thank you to all the organisers and patrons of the charity ball. I'm excited to confirm the event raised a whopping £2527.00 for Yorkshire Children's Trust! #CharityEvent #CharityBall

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Donation: Linden Charitable Trust

Donation: Linden Charitable Trust

A massive thank you to the Linden Charitable Trust who have again supported Yorkshire Children's Trust this year with a massive £1000 donation to help support our work with the most vulnerable...

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Hays Travel – Halifax Fun Da

Hays Travel – Halifax Fun Da

Despite being quite a wet day! Hays Travel Halifax raised an absolutely fabulous £522.38 for Yorkshire Children's Trust on 31st August at the Halifax Fun Day held in Woolshops. Thank you to the...

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Kids & Critter Day tomorrow!

Kids & Critter Day tomorrow!

Our Kids and Critters adventure day is back! This event was so popular last year that we're doing it all again on Thursday 8th August 2019 Timetable: - 12pm: Optional walk from Brighouse centre down...

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Help us to support more families

Help us to support more families

Due to the thousands we spend every year supporting local families, our funding pot is starting to get low and we need your help and support. We are a truly local charity and rely 100% on voluntary...

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Win a Peugeot 108!

Win a Peugeot 108!

You may recall we mentioned a short while ago that we were donated a fabulous Peugeot 108 by Motorpoint in Castleford. Together with Xscape Yorkshire, they're happy to help raise the profile of the...

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Family Ambassadors Wanted

Family Ambassadors Wanted

With the new school year ending and the new one starting in September, we are looking for local families to act as Family Ambassadors in the schools, groups and clubs in their area, to support...

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Calder High Students Raise £143.06

Calder High Students Raise £143.06

Calder High School students have raised £143.06 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Thank you to each and every student! It fabulous to hear about students wanting to help support sick and disabled...

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1940’s weekend raised £1260 with Hays

1940’s weekend raised £1260 with Hays

We would like to pass on a massive thank you to the team at Hays Travel in Brighouse who have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust again this year at the annual 1940's weekend. With match-funding...

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NEXT raise £718 with Snowdonia Walk

NEXT raise £718 with Snowdonia Walk

A big thank you to the team at NEXT in Pontefract who have raised £718.00 for Yorkshire Children's Trust by doing a Snowdonia Walk! Thank you to everyone that took part - this will help to make a...

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Jessie has amazing time at Disney!

Jessie has amazing time at Disney!

You may recall a short while ago, Deep Blue Fish and Chips offered a free Disney Holiday to one of our service users. I am pleased to say that Jessie and her family have had their holiday and had an...

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Kevin Mitchell & Co-op Funeral Care

Kevin Mitchell & Co-op Funeral Care

Thank you to Mr. Kevin Mitchell and Co-op Funeral Care for raising £500 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Mr. Mitchell has supported the charity for a number of years now and raised money on several...

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Motorpoint donate car to YCT

Motorpoint donate car to YCT

We have received some amazing news! Motorpoint in association with Xscape Yorkshire have donated a Peugeot 108 to Yorkshire Childrens' Trust, this funky white car has DAB radio and parking sensors...

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Norland WI raise over £500 for YCT

Norland WI raise over £500 for YCT

A big thank you to the lovely people at #NorlandWI who have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust for the last year and raised a fantastic £510.20 which will go a very long way to help support sick...

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BP Castleford Help with Respite Breaks

BP Castleford Help with Respite Breaks

A massive thank you to staff and patrons of BP Glasshoughton Service Station in Castleford. From money raised from carrier bags, the service station has donated £1000.00 to help fund the respite...

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IWCC Cricket Tournament

IWCC Cricket Tournament

The Inspirational Women’s Charity Cricket (IWCC) Tournament is set to take place on 18th August 2019 at the famous Park Avenue cricket pitch, off Little Horton Lane, BD5 The tournament consists of 4...

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Lloyds Bank Mortgage Team

Lloyds Bank Mortgage Team

Thank you to the Lloyds Bank mortgage team located just across the road from our shop and offices for a fabulous donation of Easter Eggs today. #Lloyds #Easter #Appeal

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JLA Jump to Massive Support

JLA Jump to Massive Support

We would like to pass on our massive thanks to Cameo Preston, Kaya Dewhirst, Jordan Martin and Jess Gallagher for JLA in Ripponden. Last Sunday the team (who are much more brave than me!) took part...

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BodSquad donate for HRI

BodSquad donate for HRI

Thanks to all at Jonny Turner PT​ Bodsquad 6 who donated lots of eggs for the children who are on Huddersfield children’s ward. #BodSquad #Easter #Donation

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Jo at HRI

Jo has been helping with some special Easter deliveries today, here she is leaving some eggs for the children on Ward 18 at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. We will be making all final deliveries of...

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Carleton High School Pass Chocolate Treats

Carleton High School Pass Chocolate Treats

A massive thank you to the staff and students at Carelton High School in Pontefract who have not only supported our Christmas Present appeal but have also supported our Easter Appeal this year....

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Easter Event Success

Easter Event Success

Our volunteers Andrew and Michael will be making the final Easter Egg deliveries on Good Friday to: Calderdale Royal Hospital, Pinderfields, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Dewsbury District Hospital and...

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Flag Fundraising support YCT

Flag Fundraising support YCT

Yorkshire Children's Trust would like to pass on our thanks to the great team at Flag Fundraising. They've supported Yorkshire Children's Trust for the second year with donations of Easter Eggs to...

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Thank you to JELF Insurance Brokers

Thank you to JELF Insurance Brokers

Thank you to the lovely team at JELF Insurance Brokers in Bradford who came and delivered a massive bundle of Easter Eggs, teddies and sweets to Yorkshire Children's Trust to support our 2019...

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Rock and Roll Dances to Donation!

Rock and Roll Dances to Donation!

A big thank you to Jeff Greenwood and The Rock and Roll Club who meet at Bankfield Club in Elland. They've raised £250 for Yorkshire Children's Trust to support our work with sick and disabled...

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Calderdale College Easter Collection

A big thank you again this year to Calderdale College who have supported us with our Easter appeal and donated lots of eggs! These will be delivered to local hospital over the next few days to help...

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Slimming World Donate Chocolate!

Slimming World Donate Chocolate!

Thank you to Sarah Tearne at Slimming World, Rastrick and the patrons for collecting Easter Eggs for the YCT Easter Egg Appeal 2019. #SlimmingWorld #Rastrick #Donation #Easter

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Are you fundraising for YCT?

Are you fundraising for YCT?

We've had some great supporters this year raising money for YCT! Thank you for everyone doing a personal challenge and raising money on JustGiving! Please can I ask you send us a message with your...

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B&V make Egg-celent Donation!

B&V make Egg-celent Donation!

Thank you to the team at Black & Veatch in Bradford who have collected over 100 Easter Eggs for our appeal this year. B&V have also supported Yorkshire Children's Trust previously with cash...

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More Chocolatey Donations

More Chocolatey Donations

Here are some of the great contributors who have donated to our Easter Egg appeal this year. We would like to thank Tesco, Asda, Morrisons (no photo), Phil and everyone else that has dropped off...

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Deep Blue chips-in with dream Disney trip

Deep Blue chips-in with dream Disney trip

Deep Blue Fish and Chip Shops have recently opened a number of shops in Yorkshire and are celebrating their introduction to the county by sending two families on a dream holiday to Disney World...

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Suma Foods Donates £200

Suma Foods Donates £200

Thank you to Suma Wholefoods in Elland who have just donated £200 to Yorkshire Children's Trust. Thank you for this amazing donation that will help support our work with sick and disabled children...

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Overseas Buffaloes Ass. Donate £1100

Overseas Buffaloes Ass. Donate £1100

A big thank you to the Overseas Buffaloes Association (Calderdale) who have raised a fantastic £1,100 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. As we do not receive any direct funding, every donation really...

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Calderdale Mumbler Piece

Calderdale Mumbler Piece

their blog in support of Yorkshire Children's Trust and our new shop based in Halifax town centre. Make sure you visit the blog post here:...

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February Raffle Drawn

We have drawn our half term raffle. Please watch the video to find out if you have won one of our great prizes. 1st Giant Chocolate Ostrich Egg 2nd Eureka Family Ticket 3rd £10 YCT Shop Voucher...

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Easter Egg Appeal

Easter Egg Appeal

Following on from our very successful Christmas appeal, we are today launching our Easter Egg Appeal. It works in a similar way. We are asking for donations of chocolate eggs for the Easter Bunny to...

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Dewsbury West Scouts raise £1k

Dewsbury West Scouts raise £1k

A massive thank you to Dewsbury West Scouts who held their annual collection for Yorkshire Children's Trust with their Santa Sleigh going around the Dewsbury area. Thank you to the amazing...

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Envirovent support YCT in 2019

Envirovent support YCT in 2019

We are very pleased to announce that another company are supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust as Charity of the Year. EnviroVent Ltd, based in Harrogate are the leading supplier of ventilation...

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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. I cannot help but be sad and think back to the time when I spent a full year in hospital with my daughter Leigh-Anne when she was only five years old. She had always been...

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We no longer recommend TPO

We no longer recommend TPO

Important information - PLEASE READ We no longer recommend that people sign up with the mobile phone company TPO (The Peoples Operator). Who are they? TPO were founded to support local charities....

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Dacre, Son & Hartley Support YCT

Dacre, Son & Hartley Support YCT

The wonderful team at Dacres Elland are proudly supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust for 2019! From every house sale, a donation will be made to Yorkshire Children's Trust and the team will also be...

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Xalient Raise £2,000 for YCT

Xalient Raise £2,000 for YCT

We would like to thank our friends at Xalient in Leeds who had Yorkshire Children's Trust as Charity of the Year for 2018 and the team have raised an absolutely fabulous £1000 which has been priced...

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Bradshaw Cricket Club Support YCT

Bradshaw Cricket Club Support YCT

We've just received a lovely telephone call to confirm that Bradshaw Cricket Club are having YCT as their charity of the year! We always love to hear from people that want to support us, and as we...

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Santa Blake Spreads Christmas Cheer

Santa Blake Spreads Christmas Cheer

Every December, Santa Blake volunteers his time to help raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust and this year has been absolutely amazing! He has travelled 1850 Miles, making 39 appearances over...

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Donation: Boothtown Hub Pharmacy

Donation: Boothtown Hub Pharmacy

Many thanks go to the staff and patrons of the Hub Pharmacy at Boothtown who held a Christmas raffle and raised a fabulous £215 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Its not too late to support us if you...

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Dewsbury West Scouts Santa Sleigh

Dewsbury West Scouts Santa Sleigh

Dewsbury West Scouts are again going around the Dewsbury area with Santa and his sleigh to help raise essential funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. The itinerary is as follows: Dec. 20th....

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First Christmas Deliveries

First Christmas Deliveries

This year, the Yorkshire Children's Trust #XmasAppeal2018 has been our most successful appeal and we have been donated hundreds of presents for us to distribute to local hospitals. We are so lucky...

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Calderdale Hospital Grotto

Calderdale Hospital Grotto

Our grotto at Calderdale Royal Hospital Children’s ward was a great success. Thank you to Santa Blake for his lovely story about how reindeer came to be the animals to pull his sleigh and we all...

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Joanna Makes Festive Donation

Joanna Makes Festive Donation

Its is the festive time of year again when we are all busy buying gifts for our loved ones, doing our big Christmas food shop in time for the big day and the last thing on anyone's mind is Christmas...

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Our Counselling Serviced Awarded Funds

Our Counselling Serviced Awarded Funds

We've received some absolutely amazing news this week. We have just been awarded a substantial grant award from the Child & Teenage Cancer & Leukaemia Foundation (CTCLF) to help with our new...

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HB Projects donate to #XmasAppeal2018

HB Projects donate to #XmasAppeal2018

Thank you to HB Projects in Bradford who have donated a selection of gifts to our Christmas Present appeal to help bring a smile to faces of children who are in hospital this Christmas....

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Chuldow Martial Arts #XmasAppeal2018

Chuldow Martial Arts #XmasAppeal2018

A massive thank you to Chuldow Martial Arts in Knottingly for this huge donation of presents to the YCT #XmasAppeal2018. These will make a massive difference to our appeal and make some children...

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Local family support #XmasAppeal2018

Local family support #XmasAppeal2018

We would like to thank Ben, Jodie, Alysia, Sienna and Brooke for these lovely gifts donated to our Christmas Appeal today. The family very kindly also donated some clothes and toys to the charity as...

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Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey

Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey

A lovely drive out for our team this morning to Bolton Abbey. The Devonshire Arms have very kindly donated some gifts to our present appeal. Thank you 🙂 #MissionChristmas #Christmas #Presents

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Xalient Present Deliveries

Xalient Present Deliveries

Thank you to our friends at Xalient in Leeds who popped into our offices today with some gifts for our 2018 Christmas Present Appeal. We are now on our final week of collections and we are starting...

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5th Darlington Scouts Donate

5th Darlington Scouts Donate

Santa had a very special delivery this weekend for Yorkshire Children's Trust as he handed over a £100 donation from the 5th Darlington Scout Group. Santa Blake also passed on £240 from donations so...

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Ackworth School Supports YCT

Ackworth School Supports YCT

Thank you to our friends at Ackworth School in Pontefract who have supported our Christmas Appeal again this year with literally hundreds of pounds worth of gifts. These will certainly help to bring...

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Emily is on Santa’s Nice List :-)

Emily is on Santa’s Nice List 🙂

Sometimes the support we receive brings a big lump to my throat. I genuinely had tears welling up after receiving these lovely gifts and letter from Emily England-Hall. Well thank you Emily for...

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Patsons Donate to Xmas Appeal

Patsons Donate to Xmas Appeal

Another big bags of toys for our Christmas Present Appeal. Thank you to Vicky Patel from Patsons in Bradford - these gifts will help to bring a smile to the faces of young children in hospital this...

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New Charity Shop Open!

New Charity Shop Open!

Yorkshire Children's Trust held a grand opening day for the new charity shop in Halifax on 1st December. The staff and volunteers who have worked tirelessly to get the shop open on time were on hand...

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Shipley College supports Xmas 2018

Shipley College supports Xmas 2018

A big thank you to the staff and students at Shipley College who have supported our Christmas Appeal again this year. Yet again an outstanding array of presents that will certainly help to bring a...

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Wilby Ltd help Santa with Gifts

Wilby Ltd help Santa with Gifts

A massive thank you to everyone at Wilby Limited. Here is a small selection of the gifts we have received towards our 2018 Christmas Present Appeal. We will be doing our hospital visits on 16-18...

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More Great Appeal Gifts

More Great Appeal Gifts

Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Warren from Southowram in Halifax who have donated some lovely gifts to our 2018 Christmas Present Appeal. Its not too late if you would like to support us, we are...

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Beer Festival Toasts Success

Beer Festival Toasts Success

It was a great pleasure last night to give a 15 minute presentation on the work we do in the community to the people at St. John's Church in Rastrick. We also received a massive donation of £1000 in...

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Lovely Christmas Gifts

Lovely Christmas Gifts

Thank you to Pat and Caroline Irving for donating these lovely gifts to our Christmas Present Appeal for 2018. If any one else would be interested in supporting our appeal this year, please visit...

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Another Great Xmas Delivery

Another Great Xmas Delivery

Another fantastic delivery for Yorkshire Children's Trust, this time from Steven Winguard who has donated the toys for our 2018 Hospital Present Appeal. If you would like to make a donation to our...

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Xmas Appeal Underway

Xmas Appeal Underway

A big thank you to Teresa Hendrick and her brother for dropping these lovely gifts down to our office this morning to go towards our Hospital Gifts Appeal 2018. If you would like to donate one or...

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Now is the time to apply for support

Now is the time to apply for support

Now is the time to apply for help from Yorkshire Children's Trust if you need support before the New Year. We are able to offer: - Person Centred Counselling, for parent and siblings as well as the...

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NCS 10K raises funds for YCT

NCS 10K raises funds for YCT

Well done to the NCS Calderdale team who held a 10K walk in aid of Yorkshire Children's Trust and raised a fabulous £488.27 for the charity. Thank you to everyone that took part, this money will...

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Halifax Soldier Runs 168 Miles

Halifax Soldier Runs 168 Miles

soldier from Halifax has raised thousands of pounds for a local charity by running six marathons in six days. Corporal Jordan Mather, from the Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, undertook the...

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Collins Transport Move YCT

Collins Transport Move YCT

We would like to express our gratitude to Collins Transport for moving our office from Elland to our brand new place in Halifax town centre. They're a great family business who offer a great fast,...

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Jigsaw Festival raises £2250

Jigsaw Festival raises £2250

We would like to thank the amazing people at St. Martin's Church in Brighouse who have raised £2250.00 for Yorkshire Children's Trust with their annual Jigsaw Festival that was held in August. Money...

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Year 12’s raise £140.00 for charity

Year 12’s raise £140.00 for charity

A massive thank you to Year 12 students at Archbishop Holgate's School in York who held a sponsored walk in Dalby Forest and raised £140.00 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. This incredible amount was...

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Calderdale ELS Students Raise £314.84

Calderdale ELS Students Raise £314.84

A massive thank you to the ELS group at Calderdale College who undertook a range of fundraising activities over the last 12 months for Yorkshire Children's Trust and raised a fabulous £250.00, an...

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6 Marathons in 6 Days

6 Marathons in 6 Days

Jordan Mather is doing 6 Marathons in 6 Days to raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust! This is absolutely amazing and you can help by sponsoring him today! - No matter what you can afford,...

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Lloyds Bank Gallop to Donate £500

Lloyds Bank Gallop to Donate £500

Thank you to Charlotte Furey and Lloyds Bank for a great £500 donation today! We can't provide our essential service to the local community without your donations. No matter how big or small the...

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Stage 84 Students at Peak Performance!

Stage 84 Students at Peak Performance!

A big thank you to the students at Stage 84, The Yorkshire School of Performing Arts for holding a bag pack at Yeadon Morrisons and raising an outstanding £419.71 to help our work with children in...

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Confused about Sponsorship and GiftAid?

Confused about Sponsorship and GiftAid?

Are you looking to raise money for Yorkshire Children's Trust but are confused about how to collect sponsorship money and gift aid? By creating a totally FREE page on JustGiving you can collect card...

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The Entertainer Donates £1,000

The Entertainer Donates £1,000

An absolutely massive thank you to The Entertainer Shop at White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds who've raised an absolutely staggering £1,000 through the Pennies scheme for Yorkshire Children's...

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Local Pub, Local Support!

Local Pub, Local Support!

A massive thank you to Michael and the team at The Standard of Freedom Pub in Halifax who have donated £500 to support our work in the community. This is a fantastic donation and will make a real...

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Brighouse Inner Wheel support YCT

Brighouse Inner Wheel support YCT

A big thank you to Brighouse Inner Wheel, they're supporting us over #SmallCharityWeek with an amazing donation of £295 to support our work in the local community. It's not too late to support us!...

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Co-op Funeral Care donate £563.26

Co-op Funeral Care donate £563.26

A big thank you to Kevin Mitchell and Co-op Funeral Care for collecting and donating an amazing £563.26 to help Yorkshire Children's Trust's work in the local community. Pictured are: Co-op funeral...

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Shantstock 2018 raised £1406.40

Shantstock 2018 raised £1406.40

We would like to thank Rhani and her team at The Shant Pub in Holmfield for holding Shantstock for Yorkshire Children's Trust again this year. The weather was very kind to us again, and we had a...

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Dewsbury Service Station Donated

Dewsbury Service Station Donated

Thank you to the BP Service Station in Dewsbury who have donated £580 which was raised from customer carrier bags. #BP #BPDewsburyServiceStation #CarrierBags...

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Fun In The Sun raised £375.54

Fun In The Sun raised £375.54

We would like to thank the Fleece for holding Fun in The Sun last week for Yorkshire Children's Trust - the weather held and it was a great day, raising an amazing £375.54 for the charity. We would...

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Black & Veatch reach out to donate!

Black & Veatch reach out to donate!

Thank you to Paul and the team at Black & Veatch Ltd in Bradford for selecting Yorkshire Children's Trust for a £100 donation. #ThankYou #Donation #Bradford #BlackVeatch...

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Smothwall supports YCT for 2018

Smothwall supports YCT for 2018

After a successful number of years raising over £7,000 for various national and local charities, the Smoothwall team aren’t stopping there! To support their ongoing commitments to making a positive...

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DrydenFairFax Foundation Donates £500

DrydenFairFax Foundation Donates £500

We would like to say a big thank you to the Dryden Fairfax Foundation who have donation £500 to support our work in the community. As a small charity, we do not receive any lottery, NHS or central...

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Rosemount Estates Donates £100

Rosemount Estates Donates £100

Thank you to the Thornton Family who run a local property management business and have donated £100 to Yorkshire Children's Trust. Every donation make a real difference to the support we are able to...

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Free Clothing Banks For Your Business

Free Clothing Banks For Your Business

As you may have seen in the local press last week, we've 100 clothing banks we would like to place in the Yorkshire region. You can help not only help to save the planet by actively taking part in...

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Bunnies tower raises £400

Bunnies tower raises £400

Congratulations to the Bunnies group at Todmorden CE School. The 2 year old children had a sponsored tower build for Yorkshire Children's Trust and raised a truly fabulous £400! #Todmorden...

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Eggs-citing Delivery from Xalien

Eggs-citing Delivery from Xalien

A massive thank you to the team at Xalient at Leeds, not only have YCT as charity of the year, they've manage to collect and donate an outstanding number of chocolate eggs to our Easter Appeal. The...

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FLAG waves in a massive donation!

FLAG waves in a massive donation!

An absolutely massive thank you to the fundraising group Flag Fundraising who have donated over 100 eggs to our Easter 2018 appeal. These guys spend a huge amount of time fundraising for charities...

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Welcome to Joanna

Welcome to Joanna

A very warm welcome to our new team member, Joanna who comes on board as Fundraising Assistant and will be helping to place our clothing banks across the region. If your business would like one of...

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Tesco Donates Chocolate Eggs

Tesco Donates Chocolate Eggs

A big thank you to Tesco, Halifax for donating chocolate eggs to our Easter Appeal. If you would like to donate eggs to our appeal please email charity@yctrust458634513.wpcomstaging.com #Easter...

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Leeds’ Got Talent

Leeds’ Got Talent

Sarah and Dawn held a collection at Leeds' Got Talent this week and collected a fantastic £139.20. Thank you to everyone that donated and took a leaflet to learn more about the essential support we...

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Help make an Eggs-citing time!

Help make an Eggs-citing time!

We need your help to bring a smile to children in hospital over Easter. We are hoping to collect enough chocolate Easter Eggs to visit more than one hospital with treats. Our special friend, the...

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Job Vacancy: Fundraising Assistant

Job Vacancy: Fundraising Assistant

Job Title: Fundraising Assistant Wage: £7.50ph + Bonuses! Location: Charity Office, Elland Hours: Flexible Part Time (approx 20hrs/wk), Rolling Contract Are you looking for an exciting new...

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Job Title: Fundraising Assistant Wage: £7.50ph + Bonuses! Location: Charity Office, Elland Hours: Flexible Part Time (approx 20hrs/wk), Rolling Contract   Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?   Do you have excellent communication skills?   We are looking for an individual, who ideally has a sales background to take on this results led role which will include liaising with local schools, businesses, shopping centres and places of worship for the placement of clothing banks in all four Yorkshire regions.   The candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative, completing paperwork, updating the database and using Microsoft Office programs to ensure records are kept to a high standard.   The Fundraising Assistant will be working directly from the charity office in Elland and working hours can be split over 4 or 5 days as required.   As a forward thinking charity, we are able to offer flexible working hours around childcare needs and provide a happy, easy going work environment.   To request an application form, please email your name, address and telephone number to charity@yctrust458634513.wpcomstaging.com #JobRole #Hiring #Opportunity

Job Title: Fundraising Assistant Wage: £7.50ph + Bonuses! Location: Charity Office, Elland Hours: Flexible Part Time (approx 20hrs/wk), Rolling Contract Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? Do you have excellent communication skills? We are looking for an individual, who ideally has a sales background to take on this results led role which will include liaising with local schools, businesses, shopping centres and places of worship for the placement of clothing banks in all four Yorkshire regions. The candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative, completing paperwork, updating the database and using Microsoft Office programs to ensure records are kept to a high standard. The Fundraising Assistant will be working directly from the charity office in Elland and working hours can be split over 4 or 5 days as required. As a forward thinking charity, we are able to offer flexible working hours around childcare needs and provide a happy, easy going work environment. To request an application form, please email your name, address and telephone number to charity@yctrust458634513.wpcomstaging.com #JobRole #Hiring #Opportunity

Thank you to Homesense UK store in Birstall for putting us forward for a TJX Foundation grant. We have successfully received £1000 and this will make a big difference to the support we offer to...

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Dewsbury West Scouts Raise £1000

Dewsbury West Scouts Raise £1000

Dewsbury West Scouts held their annual Santa sleigh around the Dewsbury area last December and collected money for various charities. We were very excited to learn that £1000 has been donated to...

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Do you have what it takes?

Do you have what it takes?

Take on the hills, battle the weather and conquer the tarmac to raise some money for one of Calderdale's most deserving causes! ​You will follow a secret 26 mile route around Calderdale, guided only...

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MB Heating are plumbed into supporting YCT

MB Heating are plumbed into supporting YCT

M.B. Heating Solutions are proud to support Yorkshire Children's Trust as their nominated charity. They are a small family run domestic heating and plumbing company based in South Yorkshire and...

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We’re Here To Help!

We’re Here To Help!

Do you have a child suffering from a life-limiting condition and need extra help and support? We support children who have both mental and physical disabilities with financial and emotional support....

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Pig Racing Night brings in the bacon!

Pig Racing Night brings in the bacon!

We're very excited to say that the Integrity Masonic Lodge in Morley held a Pig Racing Night for Yorkshire Children's Trust and raised a whopping £1575.00 Thank you to everyone involved and the...

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Event: Charity Jigsaw Festival

Event: Charity Jigsaw Festival

Seventh Annual Charity Jigsaw Festival at St. Martin’s Parish Church Church Lane Brighouse HD6 1AT Friday August 24 to Monday August 27 from 10am to 5pm except Sunday 12 noon to 5pm Over 1,000...

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New Year, New Website, New Events?

New Year, New Website, New Events?

Our new website for 2017 is now live! The new year brings in a new web host and a brand new, more interactive website with a news blog to keep you updated with the latest news on our charity events...

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Support YCT in 2018

Support YCT in 2018

Are you looking for a charity to support in 2018? Look no further than Yorkshire Children's Trust! We're a small charity that doesn't receive any lottery or government funding, yet support sick and...

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Dewsbury Hospital & Bradford Royal Infirmary

Dewsbury Hospital & Bradford Royal Infirmary

orkshire Children's Trust volunteers, Andrew and Jack visited the children's wards at Dewsbury District Hospital and Bradford Royal Infirmary to drop sacks and sacks of gifts from Santa. These will...

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Radio Aire Mission Christmas

Radio Aire Mission Christmas

Our final Christmas appeal gift thanks this year goes to Radio Aire who donated 3 bags of presents through the Mission Christmas appeal. Thank you! These gifts will help to bring a smile to the...

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Santa Blake delivers at Calderdale Hospital

Santa Blake delivers at Calderdale Hospital

A massive thank you to Santa Blake from Yorkshire Children's Trust, not only for being the real Santa for children at Calderdale Royal Hospital today, but for giving your time throughout December...

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Simply IT & Simply Office Supplies support YCT

The Simply Group consisting of Simply IT and Simply Office Supplies are proud to be working with Yorkshire Children's Trust, working to raise money to help support children in the region. The Simply...

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Clinical Healthcare Learners – Thanks

Clinical Healthcare Learners – Thanks

Thank you to Clinical Healthcare Learners at Calderdale College for collecting some great gifts for our Christmas Appeal. These will be distributed to local hospitals to help bring a smile to a sick...

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Presents from Sulzer Pumps

Presents from Sulzer Pumps

Thank you to the team at Sulzer Pumps for the donations of boxes and boxes of gifts to our 2017 Presents Appeal, this will make a huger difference to the support we offer to children in hospital...

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Kip McGrath Toy Collection

Kip McGrath Toy Collection

A great big thank you to Kip McGrath Bradford North staff and students for collecting gifts for our 2017 Presents Appeal. These will be wrapped by Santa's helpers and distributed to local hospitals...

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Thank you TDP Development

Thank you TDP Development

Thank you to TDP Development, Halifax for donating gifts to our Christmas Appeal, especially for going out of your way to get them to us in time for our hospital visits! These gifts will help...

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Thank you Kluber Lubrication

Thank you Kluber Lubrication

Thank you to the team at Kluber Lubrication in Huddersfield for collecting gifts for our 2017 Presents Appeal. These presents will go towards supporting children who are in hospital over Christmas...

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Dewsbury West Scouts Santa Sleigh

Dewsbury West Scouts Santa Sleigh

Dewsbury West Scouts are doing their annual Charity Santa Sleigh for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Please give generously and help children in our community this Christmas time. The event times are as...

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Pinderfields Present Drop

Pinderfields Present Drop

Sarah and Simon from Yorkshire Children's Trust were very excited to make their first Christmas present drop this Christmas. Six large sacks of gifts and toys were dropped onto the children's ward...

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Shipley College Christmas Collection

A big thank you to the staff and students at Shipley College in Saltaire who collected some great presents for our 2017 Appeal. These will be passed on to children who are spending Christmas in...

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Halifax RLFC donates £250

Halifax RLFC donates £250

A massive thank you to Richard from Halifax RLFC who called into our office today with a cheque for £250 from their Calderdale Cares Lottery. This is a great Christmas present and a great start to...

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Ackworth School Presents

Ackworth School Presents

A big thank you to the staff and students at Ackworth School for collecting some lovely gifts and toys for our 2017 Christmas Appeal. These will be delivered to local hospitals for children to open...

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Christmas Appeal Underway!

Christmas Appeal Underway!

Our 2017 Christmas appeal is well underway, we've already received so many presents, here is a selection from Mr. & Mrs. Warren from Halifax. #Halifax #Presents #Supporters

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£500 Church Donation

£500 Church Donation

A massive thank you to New Providence United Reformed Church in Ovenden, Halifax for voting to support Yorkshire Children's Trust with a donation of £500. This amazing donation will go a long way to...

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Charity Tins Thanks

Charity Tins Thanks

Thank you to the following businesses and their patrons for raising money in a collection tin for Yorkshire Children's Trust - Mach Health & Fitness, Halifax - £28.38 - FIVE Food, Holmfeld - £9.40 -...

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Santa gives up his time for charity!

Santa gives up his time for charity!

Despite being the busiest time of the year for Santa, this holiday season, Santa Blake is giving up his time to help with anything from school grotto's, light switch-on's or corporate events. All he...

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Andrew’s Charity Cycle

Andrew’s Charity Cycle

Andrew Lees-Wolfenden from Halifax underwent the gruelling Wales Velothon for Yorkshire Children's Trust and has raised an amazing £328 for us. A massive thank you from everyone at YCT. If you would...

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Super Swirly Sweet Shop a Sweet Success!

Super Swirly Sweet Shop a Sweet Success!

The Bakehouse Factory have been working with Woolshops Shopping Centre in Halifax to build a great pop up shop called the Super Swirly Sweet Shop. This was open on three consecutive Wednesdays over...

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Bradshaw Primary gets an A* for fundraising!

Bradshaw Primary gets an A* for fundraising!

Bradshaw Primary School have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust over the last school year and have raised an amazing £1561.55 for the charity through their own charity events. As a Halifax based...

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Morley Gala raises £2100 for YCT

Morley Gala raises £2100 for YCT

The Goose and Gridiron gala, held at Thornfield House in Morley raised an absolutely fabulous £2100 for Yorkshire Children's Trust. This is an amazing amount of money, and we would like to say thank...

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Fire Services Gala raises £1000

Fire Services Gala raises £1000

Thank you to everyone involved in putting together the West Yorkshire Fire Services Gala at Birkenshaw this year. It raised money for St. John's Ambulance, The Fire Services Charity and Yorkshire...

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Bradshaw Primary gets top marks!

Bradshaw Primary gets top marks!

We've were very excited to receive another cheque from Bradshaw Primary School in Halifax this week, making the total raised this year by the pupils, an amazing £810.73. This amazing amount of money...

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Calderdale Council Supports YTC

A big thank you to Calderdale Council who have supported Yorkshire Children's Trust with funding of £1500 towards office costs for the next 12 weeks. As a small charity that doesn't receive any...

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Phoebe-Mai goes the extra mile

Phoebe-Mai goes the extra mile

This is Phoebie-Mai, this great young lady is taking on the mile long Spartan Race with her grandfather on 2nd September 2017 to raise funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. She said "My name is...

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Halifax does us proud!

Halifax does us proud!

Shantstock brought out a great crowd as well as great weather for the third year running for Yorkshire Children's Trust. A great day of music and entertainment was put on and raised £1755.40. We...

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Great Community Get Together

Great Community Get Together

Up and down the country last weekend, people were hosting the #GreatGetTogether, a way for local communities to get together, have some fun and realise what a great community we are all a part of....

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Donation: Linden Charitable Trust

Donation: Linden Charitable Trust

A massive thank you to the Linden Charitable Trust who have donated an amazing £1,000 to support the work Yorkshire Children's Trust do in the community to support children with life limiting...

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Event: Strictly Come Dancesport

Event: Strictly Come Dancesport

On Friday 19th May 2017, Leeds University Union are holding a fundraising event for Yorkshire Children's Trust, the much anticipated, Strictly Come Dancesport! All the bling and glamour of the TV...

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Pay the pennies or the pounds

Did you know, it doesn't matter how much you donate, be it pennies or pounds, your support makes a real difference to the children we support in Yorkshire. We don't have massive overheads and...

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Andrew Gale Bowls 3,000

Andrew Gale Bowls 3,000

Andrew Gale, captain at Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) had his benefit year in 2016 and decided to support Yorkshire Children's Trust as one of his nominated charities. Andrew held a range of...

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Please, we really need YOU!

Please, we really need YOU!

We cannot provide our essential support to children in Yorkshire without your help - we need to raise as much money as possible to support people like: Jessie: A young girl who could not use a pen...

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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Its a sad fact that cancer rates are on a rise, but the treatment for children's cancers is coming on leaps and bounds with five year survival rates increasing and many children being cured. It's...

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Your security is our top priority

Your security is our top priority

Our donation channels through our website, or via Paypal and JustGiving have always been securely encrypted to ensure the safety and security of your information such as your personal details, card...

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Nominated Charity: Collets & Sons

Nominated Charity: Collets & Sons

Thank you to Collett & Sons who have made Yorkshire Children's Trust one of their nominated charities to support and are making regular donations to help support our work in the community. More...

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Donation: Turtle Tots

Donation: Turtle Tots

Thank you to Tamsin at Turtle Tots for having Yorkshire Children's Trust as one of your nominated charities, we are very pleased to confirm we've received your latest donation of £37.00 today....

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BBQ makes a sizzling donation

BBQ makes a sizzling donation

A big thank you to Maria Rules-Fozzard and family and friends who had a BBQ and a collection for Yorkshire Children's Trust to raise an amazing £75 for us. #Fundraising #Cheque #Donation #Events...

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Donation: Mandale Homes

Thank you to the office staff at Mandale Homes who've raised a great £56.21 in their collection tin for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Mandale Homes have also previously had Yorkshire Children's Trust...

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Local school supporting local charity

Local school supporting local charity

It was great to hear from Bradshaw Primary School today who are having YCT as their nominated charity this year. As a truly local charity, we're a great charity to support as money raised locally is...

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EVENT: Wine and Cheese Night 4 March 2017

EVENT: Wine and Cheese Night 4 March 2017

The Halifax Round Table are excited to announce their annual Wine & Cheese Night, raising funds for Yorkshire Children's Trust. Your ticket includes: Help yourself to 20 quality wines and enjoy...

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Coast to Coast Challenge

Coast to Coast Challenge

Jessica Butcher and her friends, Heather Dean, Gareth Tate and Luke Stares recently completed a Coast to Coast challenge for Yorkshire Children's Trust. This gruelling challenge raised an absolutely...

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Donation: Mach Heath & Fitness

Donation: Mach Heath & Fitness

Thanks to the great people at Mach Health & Fitness at Broad Street Plaza in Halifax who've collected £21.93 in one of our collection tins. Thanks for taking another tin and for your continued...

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t’3 Yorkshireteers do us proud!

t’3 Yorkshireteers do us proud!

The Three Yorkshireteers who delight Yorkshire folk with their comedy and alternative Yorkshire lyrics to popular songs have had us as their nominated charity for the last year and have raised an...

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Halifax Courier promotes Christmas Cheer

Halifax Courier promotes Christmas Cheer

The Halifax Courier has written a lovely article in their festive edition of the regional newspaper about the great work that not only the team at Yorkshire Children's Trust have done, but all the...

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YCT donates presents to BRI

YCT donates presents to BRI

Yorkshire Children's Trust has decided to ensure as many children as possible this festive season have a present to open on Christmas morning. Here are two of our volunteers, Jack and Andrew...

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Santa visits Calderdale Hospital

Santa visits Calderdale Hospital

Monday 19th December saw Yorkshire Children's Trust staff make their annual visit to Calderdale Hospital to bring happiness and cheer to the children who are on the children's ward over the...

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Heart Radio Delivers this Christmas

A truly amazing number of presents donated this year and as you will see, I got a little emotional about it all.Hospital visit with Santa and Ken the entertainer on Monday and then our open day is...

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Dalesway Walk by Slingsby Family

Dalesway Walk by Slingsby Family

We had a lovely visit from the Slingsby family today with the sponsorship money they've raised from their Dalesway walk. To say we were brought to tears is no understatement when we saw the amazing...

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Santas helpers deliver to Dewsbury Hospital

Santas helpers deliver to Dewsbury Hospital

Staying in hospital over Christmas is especially not nice for anybody, but it is especially unpleasant and difficult for children who would like nothing better than to be at home ripping the paper...

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