Leeds donate main sponsorship to Samaritans for televised match

Leeds will don the Samaritans logo on the front of their jerseys for this Thursday’s televised match against St Helens.

The logo will be worn for one game only on August 15 to help raise awareness of mental wellbeing as part of Leeds Building Society’s partnership with the charity.

The Society’s sponsorship gift forms part of its two-year partnership with Samaritans to raise £250,000 to enhance the technology viable to volunteers across the charity’s branches.

Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington commented: “Mental wellbeing is a key focus for our club and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation so it’s great to be work with Leeds Building Society and Samaritans to help raise awareness among our fans at the game and for those watching on TV.

“A number of our current and former players have spoken candidly about their own mental wellbeing and I know they are looking forward to pulling on these unique shirts for the game against St Helens.”

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