Hyde Park Source is another such group that is improving its immediate environment and the health of its residents in important and enjoyable ways. Their renovations of various outdoor spaces have had huge positive impacts for all around, and in particular their connection with nature assists many’s wellbeing. Hyde Park Source actively encourages everybody to get involved, of all ages, backgrounds and beings.
One such initiative says it all in its name: Leeds For Change is an online platform that connects like-minded people who are taking positive action in their communities. The idea is that by joining together and sharing resources, together becomes stronger, and collectively more powerful. Following the hub’s shared values of solidarity, equality and justice, change for good can be achieved with the same ethos in many different ways amongst this great support network.
Leeds Tidal encourages grassroots movements to challenge unfair systems that are ingrained in society and can often feel too overpowering to effect. From the economic to the environmental, Leeds Tidal believe that with with strategy and collaboration, ground up social activism can create a more just and sustainable world.
So how about it? Even volunteering an hour of your time every now and again will not only help these charities massively, but help yourself as you help impact lives. Happy New Year!