Why support us?

If you’d like to raise money for Leeds Mencap, we’ve plenty of fundraising ideas and resources to help you plan. 

You might be thinking of doing a sponsored event, like a charity skydive or, may be something closer to home, like hosting a virtual quiz or running around your local park.  

We have to secure all of our own funding each year, so however you choose to fundraise your gift makes a difference that last a lifetime for families whose children have learning disabilities.

Get in touch with our fundraising team and we’ll be more than happy to chat about how we can support your fundraising for Leeds Mencap.

Why others choose us

I chose Leeds Mencap for a few reasons. I’m a student from out of town and I know you’re a local branch of the charity and felt I needed to try and give something back to the community. Your cause of helping people live more independently and promoting acceptance spoke to me. 

Who you will be supporting

  • Jim and Emily

    Emily was born with a rare brain disorder which affects her eyesight and coordination.  She also has a learning disability and this meant that growing up she needed extra support at school and home.  She found it difficult to access social activities because of a lack of support for individuals with additional needs.

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  • Grace and Molly

    Before we came to Leeds Mencap, I was constantly anxious and stressed about ensuring I supported and encouraged Molly’s development on a daily basis.

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  • Molly- My Experience with the Siblings group

    Hello, my name is Molly, I’m 14 years old and I have been coming to the Siblings Group at Leeds Mencap since I was 8 years old.

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