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Action

Action is a student-led volunteering society. They run projects with children and older people in the local community and do everything from bingo in care homes to bowling with young carers.

Bedside Buddies

Bedside Buddies aims to make children feel more comfortable in hospital and to alleviate boredom or loneliness. Volunteers visit children in hospital and play games, do arts and crafts, and run a range of other fun activities.

Conservation Volunteers

Society for anyone who loves the outdoors, nature, wildlife and environmental conservation.

Enactus Leeds

International non-profit organisation which brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need around the world.

Guide Dogs

LUU Guide Dogs Society gives Leeds students the chance to get involved with the national Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

HOMED

HOMED works with residents of hostels in Leeds and organises weekly sandwich runs around the city.

Horse Riding Club Volunteering

A volunteering project with the Riding for the Disabled Association.

Music Impact in the Community (LUUMIC)

Collaborate with a wide range of organisations - schools, care homes, libraries and other workshop spaces - in order to spark creativity and help cognitive development.

RAG

The official fundraising society of Leeds University Union.

Sexpression Leeds

Leeds branch of the national charity Sexpression.

St. John Ambulance

A Leeds University Union society, open to all members of the University of Leeds.

Student Action for Refugees

Student Action For Refugee's (STAR) were voted the Overall Society of the Year in the 2016 Riley Awards. STAR run regular conversation classes in Leeds to help local refugees and asylum seekers with language skills and local knowledge. STAR also campaign for equality and improved refugee rights in the UK.

Teddy Bear Hospital

Delivers health education workshops to children aged 4 to 8.

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