Bake-off Charity 2016

NHS Leadership Academy Bake Off is back ! We need your help in selecting this years charity to which proceeds of the Bake-off will go to. From the list of nominations below, please select which charity you would like to vote for.

To find out more about each charity, please check below the poll.

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Candlelighters (
Founded  in 1976 by families and medical staff, Candlelighters continues to help support children with cancer and their families. We fund research, family holidays, grants, essential additional services within the hospital and vital support for families battling children’s cancer.

Community Links (
An award winning mental health charity offering a wide range of mental health services throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region.

LASSN will meet the needs of refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds and will raise awareness of issues facing refugees and asylum seekers. Asylum seekers and refugees will be safe, respected, supported and empowered to rebuild their lives free of persecution.

Leeds Children’s hospital appeal (
Leeds Children’s Hospital, a part of Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation, provides one of the most comprehensive range of specialist children’s hospital services in the country and is a regional centre, looking after youngsters from birth to the age of 16 living right across Yorkshire and beyond.

Leeds Mind (
We aim to reduce stigma and discrimination associated with mental health.

Make a dream (
Make A Dream is a Leeds based charity making “Dreams” come true for Yorkshire’s sick and terminally ill children. Testimonials from the country’s biggest children’s hospitals are confirmation of the valuable work the charity is achieving.

Every child deserves the best possible chance to rebuild their life after abuse.

Solace (
Solace is a Leeds’-based charity which provides psychotherapy, complementary therapies and advocacy support  to the survivors of persecution and exile living in the Yorkshire and Humber region, many of whom have been traumatised by torture, rape, the death or disappearance of loved ones and often combinations of all of these and other atrocities.

St Gemma’s hospice (
St Gemma’s Hospice, in Leeds, is the largest hospice in Yorkshire and one of the largest in England. We provide the best possible care and quality of life for local people with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. It’s a friendly, warm and safe place at the heart of the local community with a large range of expert services to support patients, their families and friends, both in the Hospice and in the community. Care is focussed around the needs of the individual and we are respectful of all beliefs, religions and cultures. St Gemma’s is a local charity, providing all our services for free – therefore we rely on the support and generosity of the community to help us raise the funds needed.

St Georges Crypt (
A Charity in the City of Leeds, working with the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from addiction.

Target ovarian cancer (
Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

Wakefield hospice (
Wakefield Hospice, a registered charity, is committed to providing the highest level of symptom management and care for people who have advanced active, progressive and life threatening illness.
The Hospice endorses a holistic approach in promoting quality of life for patients as well as in the continuing support that is offered to families and carers throughout the period of illness and into bereavement.

Yorkshire air ambulance (
It may surprise you to know that the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity relies on the generosity of individuals and organisations to help save lives across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire cancer centre (
The Yorkshire Cancer Centre is the fundraising arm of Leeds Cancer Centre at St James’s Institute of Oncology and provides specialist medical equipment, research and development and patient ‘home comforts’ to 2,000 patients each day.

Yorkshire cancer research (
We help people in and around Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. Our vision is that every single person in every community in and around Yorkshire has the very best chance of living a long and healthy life with, without and beyond cancer.

The youth association (
Working across Yorkshire, they provide a wide range of opportunities for young people, from fun activities to life-changing skills development. Throughout the site you will find information on what we do, how we help and how you can help us.