In the summer we were awarded a £1500 grant from Wade's Charity, one of the oldest charities in Leeds. Here’s how we’ve spent the money to support outdoor activities at Leeds Children’s Hospital so far and how we plan to spend the rest to make our programme even better. Wade's Charity focus on providing charitable grants … Continue reading Wade’s Charity boost our outdoor programme!
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded £1500 from Wade's Charity for outdoor activities and resources to help grow our unit. The grant of £1500 was awarded to 1st Leeds Children's Hospital Guides & Scouts on 1 August 2017 from Wade's Charity, an organisation that has been awarding money since 1530 to benefit community … Continue reading Grant from Wade’s Charity awarded to LCH Guides & Scouts!
In May 2017 we were awarded a £500 grant from the Leeds Fund microgrants scheme, managed by the fantastic Leeds Community Foundation. Here's how we've spent the money to support outdoor activities at Leeds Children's Hospital. The microgrant has been invaluable in our first year, helping us to purchase equipment and resources to bring the … Continue reading Leeds Fund microgrant helps us bring outdoor fun to over 100 young patients
We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded £500 from the Leeds Fund for outdoor activities and resources to help grow our unit. The microgrant of £500 was awarded to 1st Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts earlier this month as part of the Leeds Fund, an initiative that helps companies wanting to support the city in … Continue reading LEEDS HOSPITAL GUIDES & SCOUTS AWARDED £500 FROM LEEDS FUND
Meet the Leader is where you get to find out more about the regular volunteers for our unit. First we meet one of our young leaders, Gracie. Q: How long have you been in Guiding & Scouting? 10 years - I've been a Rainbow, Brownie and a Guide. Q: Why did you decide to start volunteering … Continue reading Meet the Leader: Gracie
Have you made a new year's resolution to give something up? Or to do something to help a local cause? Why not consider raising funds for the 1st Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts? Although our running costs are small, we do rely on fundraising and donations to buy the resources that we need each year. … Continue reading Fundraisers needed!
Our launch event on 12 December was covered live by Made in Leeds TV! News programme On the Aire reporter Kristian Johnson came to our launch which included cake, balloons, music, some Christmas crafts and the remaking of the Scout promise to celebrate 100 years of Cubs. Kristian interviewed our unit leader, Laura, as well … Continue reading Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts on TV!
If you'd like to volunteer as a leader at our very special unit then you're invited to an information meeting on Tuesday 15 November. We'll explain what to expect and how our meeting will work when we open in January. We'll also find out how regularly you can help so we can confirm a rota … Continue reading Volunteer information meeting – 15 November
A massive thank you to Lucy and her Guides in Armley who have had a huge clear out and donated a bumper amount of resources to help us get started. They managed to donate pretty much everything on our wishlist including: Paper/card Felt tips Coloured pencils Scissors and glue Beads and other craft items Crepe … Continue reading Armley Guides donate starter resources
What a night last night was! Have you ever heard of Leeds SOUP? Thanks to all the lovely people that bought tickets and sponsored their fab fifth event we were given £2500 startup funds for the unit! Leeds SOUP is a microfunding project. Basically everyone pays £10 for a ticket and all the money goes … Continue reading Unit funds boosted by Leeds SOUP win