10th January 2021


A ‘new bike’ has always been a popular request on letters to Father Christmas.


Santa is familiar with dealing with requests for a new bike after children outgrow them, but a bike for a child with additional needs, requires a little more planning. 

Elizabeth Thornton, 10, from East Ardsley has Cerebral Palsy and the trike that would meet her needs costs more than £1000 but with thanks to a substantial donation from from Morley & District Lions Club and WF3 Kindness, Elizabeth was delighted to wake up on Christmas morning to a brand new trike. 

Elizabeth’s mum, Emily Thornton said:
“We are really grateful for the help to fund a new trike for Lizzie. We’ll be able to go cycling as a family allowing us more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors together.”

Applications for financial or material grants can be made to Morley & District Lions Club (CIO) for local charities, non-profit organisations or local individuals in genuine need. You can find out more or apply for a grant on their website:

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WF3 Kindness is a working name of Morley & District Lions Club (CIO) Registered Charity No. 1182551

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