Category Archives: Birmingham

2018 Midlands Gala Dinner raises over £51,000!

KidsOut’s 2018 Midlands Question of Sport Gala Dinner was another great success, raising over £51,000. That’s an astonishing £11,000 more than the previous year! Over 500 people from Midlands based companies joined KidsOut at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre for a night of fun and fundraising on Wednesday 5th September. Following last year’s entertaining Mexican-themed evening, … Continue reading 2018 Midlands Gala Dinner raises over £51,000!

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A Chocolatey Adventure at Cadbury World!

This month, nearly 200 children and over 100 adults have been on a Fun Day to Cadbury World in Birmingham. This is a Fun Day that is always particularly well received, and we’ve had some exceptional feedback from a refuge worker in Birmingham: “Let me start by giving my heartiest thank you’s for yesterday children … Continue reading A Chocolatey Adventure at Cadbury World!

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KidsOut Lift Off to Warwick Arts Centre

“Ready, Steady, Lift Off!” Earlier this month, children and adults from a community group in Erdington that provides support and awareness of Autism travelled to Warwick Arts Centre for the ‘Ready Steady Lift Off’ wacky astronaut arts programme.  The children sang, coloured, danced and played their way through the 7 stages of astronaut training, working … Continue reading KidsOut Lift Off to Warwick Arts Centre

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Easter Hunt at Nando’s!

A Birmingham branch of well-known restaurant chain Nando’s recently hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for a group of local children supported by KidsOut.  Children were treated to a hunt for chocolate Easter Eggs around the restaurant, followed by a full works meal curtesy of Nando’s!  The children all thoroughly enjoyed the day and their food, … Continue reading Easter Hunt at Nando’s!

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Bowling Extravaganza!

Over the last couple of months KidsOut have send over 280 children on Fun Days to their local TenPin bowling alley to enjoy a game of bowling! For many, this was their first trip to a bowling alley for various reasons such as cost, or lack of accessibility. Fun Days are very important to vulnerable … Continue reading Bowling Extravaganza!

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Midlands Gala Dinner raises £40,000!

Over 500 people from Midlands based companies joined KidsOut at the ICC for a night of fun and fundraising at the annual KidsOut Midlands Question of Sport Gala Dinner on Wednesday 6th September. Continuing last year’s creative twist on the traditional ‘QoS’ menu, the committee this year opted for a Mexican Banquet meal, meaning after … Continue reading Midlands Gala Dinner raises £40,000!

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Christmas Buzz at the REP Theatre!

On Sunday the 18th of December, over 210 children and adults attended the fun and festive Christmas party at The REP theatre in Birmingham. “It gave the children some excitement and something to look forward to when times are especially difficult for them. Not many of them can experience events such as this” said one refuge … Continue reading Christmas Buzz at the REP Theatre!

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Trustee’s Toys “R” Us Triumph

Over £2,000s’ worth of toys have been purchased at Toys “R” Us Solihull in aid of the Giving Tree initiative, all thanks to KidsOut Trustee Chris Adcock. Chris has been collecting cash donations from his family and friends along with staff from Reed Technology, including a particularly large donation from Movement Hub Personal Training, led … Continue reading Trustee’s Toys “R” Us Triumph

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John Lewis Birmingham supports the Giving Tree

KidsOut’s Head of Children’s Services Sandra Doherty met with some wonderful volunteers at John Lewis in Birmingham on Thursday 8th December. The team were invited into the store during the evening’s exclusive ‘My John Lewis’ event, to promote the Giving Tree initiative. This Christmas, KidsOut is aiming to give every child in refuge the opportunity … Continue reading John Lewis Birmingham supports the Giving Tree

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Spooktacular Party at Vantage Toyota!

On the 31st of October, 70 children and their carers experienced an enchanting Halloween Party at Vantage Toyota Fort Dunlop for the third year running. The event, once again, was an overall brilliant experience, thanks to the help of all the staff at Vantage Toyota and also to the KidsOut Birmingham Co-Chair, Sara Williams. The … Continue reading Spooktacular Party at Vantage Toyota!

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