Category Archives: Toy Box

KidsOut’s “Van-tastic” new addition!

We are happy to announce a new addition to the KidsOut team: our very own van! With the generous support of a £12,000 donation from VINCI Engergies UK, KidsOut has been able to purchase the new vehicle to facilitate our mission to bring fun and happiness to children around the UK. In particular, the KidsOut … Continue reading KidsOut’s “Van-tastic” new addition!

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Toy Box packing a huge success!

In the last few months KidsOut have been concentrating on our Toy Box service, whereby the charity send a box of brand new toys to every child that is relocated from refuge, and rehomed in a new area, left to start again. From the charity’s perspective, this has involved auditing, sorting and packing thousands of … Continue reading Toy Box packing a huge success!

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1200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

 Hasbro, one of KidsOut’s key supporters, have once again not only donated toys but packed them into Toy Boxes too! Through the Toy Box service, KidsOut send a box of brand new toys to every child when relocated from refuge. This is often a frightening, lonely time for the child, when they are once again … Continue reading 1200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

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They’re Not Just Volunteers; They’re M&S Volunteers

From the 13th to 17th March 2017, 70 volunteers from Marks & Spencer have kindly provided us with their support in toy auditing and packing Toy Boxes for the children we support. As well as from their London head office, volunteers also traveled from the local three counties stores including St Albans, Bedford, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes and many … Continue reading They’re Not Just Volunteers; They’re M&S Volunteers

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Terrific Toy Fair 2017

During the 24th to 26th January 2017, KidsOut once again attended at the British Toy and Hobby Association’s Toy Fair at London, Olympia. As the official charity partner for the Toy Fair since 2016, KidsOut had a stand at the three-day event among hundreds of exhibitors from the toy industry. The fair always ends with the … Continue reading Terrific Toy Fair 2017

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10,000 children to receive Christmas present

As the year draws to a close, KidsOut can proudly say that over 10,000 presents have been sent to disadvantaged children across the UK. This is largely due to the phenomenal success of this year’s Giving Tree initiative, which has seen dozens of companies across the UK ditch Secret Santa and buy gifts for disadvantaged … Continue reading 10,000 children to receive Christmas present

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A Present at Christmas

This year, over 158 refuges across the UK participated in our Present at Christmas initiative. The project involves providing each child within refuge with a Christmas present in time for the festive season. Over 3725 toys were sent out to refuges in the last two weeks, thanks to the wonderful and very kind donation from … Continue reading A Present at Christmas

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Toy Box packing at Forticrete!

As an ongoing project, the KidsOut team have been packing Toy Boxes at Forticrete for the KidsOut Toy Box service. This involves providing a box of brand new toys for each child who has left refuge and has now moved on to a new home. Most children have left their toys and belongings behind due … Continue reading Toy Box packing at Forticrete!

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KidsOut Sweep ‘The Entertainer’

On Monday 12th September 2016, KidsOut were invited to partake in a ‘Supermarket Sweep’ style trolley dash at The Entertainer Toy Shop in Aylesbury. Having being selected as Dream Toys UK’s nominated charity, this opportunity enabled KidsOut to choose toys off the shelves of the store, with a total budget of £1,000. This equalled a … Continue reading KidsOut Sweep ‘The Entertainer’

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Anyone for tea?

KidsOut were invited to global toy and games company Hasbro Gaming in Stockley Park today, having a fun-filled afternoon tea party AND game-a-thon with 50 children from refuges and hospices in the area. There was plenty to do with facepainting, 12 top games stations including Pie Face, Guess Who, Nerf Challange, Twister and Hungry Hippos and Disney … Continue reading Anyone for tea?

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