Leila is passionate about charitable causes having given much of her time to various charitable causes including education for youth, poverty and mental health. Previous roles included working for the Samaritans for 3 years, where Leila volunteered as trained listener for 3 years in branch and in prisons. She previously self funded a trip to Uganda though the Kids Worldwide charity where she spent over a month living and working on an orphanage and teaching English and mathematics in the local schools whist fund raising for much needed basic resources, vaccinations and education on health and HIV.
Leila continues to act as a fundraising volunteer for Grocery Aid and CEO Sleep Out charities which help support those in need in the grocery industry as well as the homeless. She also continues to act as an ambassador and supporter to the Working Options in Education charity where she visits underprivileged colleges and schools to deliver motivational and educational talks to students.