Category Archives: Giving Tree

Volunteers help audit thousands of toys!

Over the Christmas period KidsOut received in the region of 45,000 toys (this includes the Giving Tree, Toy Fair, and other Christmas donations). Throughout January to March, the KidsOut team and many willing and generous volunteers audited the entirety of these donations across our two storage sites in Milton Keynes and Birmingham. The team would like to … Continue reading Volunteers help audit thousands of toys!

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Giving Tree 2018 Exceeds All Records!

Click here for our Giving Tree 2018 gallery! 2018’s Giving Tree was the most successful ever! A record breaking 750 companies signed-up to this year’s toy appeal, with businesses and individuals from all corners of the UK ditching Secret Santa and donating brand new gifts to disadvantaged children instead. This overwhelming generosity meant KidsOut were … Continue reading Giving Tree 2018 Exceeds All Records!

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CSR Volunteers Needed in Midlands & Milton Keynes!

Are you a company in the Midlands or Milton Keynes areas? Are you looking for worthy causes to use for CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) days? KidsOut desperately needs teams of volunteers to audit toys to be distributed to disadvantaged children around the UK in 2019. KidsOut has been overwhelmed by the response to Giving Tree … Continue reading CSR Volunteers Needed in Midlands & Milton Keynes!

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Access Self Storage Birmingham launches Christmas appeal to fill storage rooms with gifts for KidsOut!

The annual Access Self Storage Christmas Charity appeal is now open, with local residents and businesses invited to drop off donations to the Access Self Storage Birmingham central branch. This year, the store has asked the community to donate new toys for the children and families helped by KidsOut. New toys can be left for … Continue reading Access Self Storage Birmingham launches Christmas appeal to fill storage rooms with gifts for KidsOut!

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Winter Newsletter 2018

Click here to read the Winter 2018 Newsletter! KidsOut has published their Winter 2018 Newsletter, which you can read via the link above. Inside you will find information about the Charity’s news and events over the last few months, things we have coming up for people to get involved with, as well as a special … Continue reading Winter Newsletter 2018

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Giving Tree 2018

It’s that time of year again! KidsOut are delighted to announce the launch of Giving Tree 2018. KidsOut’s Giving Tree initiative invites firms to ‘Ditch Secret Santa’ and buy toys for children in local refuge homes instead. Many of the recipients are children who have escaped domestic violence, being forced to flee their homes quickly and leave … Continue reading Giving Tree 2018

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Giving Tree breaks records again!

Now that the buzz of Christmas is sadly over, it is time to reflect on the phenomenal success of the 2017 Giving Tree. A record breaking number of over 400 companies took part in this year’s toy appeal, with businesses and individuals from all corners of the UK signing up to ‘ditch Secret Santa’ and … Continue reading Giving Tree breaks records again!

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Fantastic Christmas Feedback

The below is a thank you letter to KidsOut, from a Hestia Refuge whom KidsOut sent 50 presents to over Christmas 2016 – one for each child residing in the refuge:   “We were absolutely blown away by the generosity and thoughtfulness of your Christmas present donations. It really did MAKE Christmas for our families … Continue reading Fantastic Christmas Feedback

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M&S Spread Festive Cheer

Colleagues at Marks & Spencer stores across the Home Counties have joined forces to ensure disadvantaged children in refuge have a gift to open on Christmas Day. Teams from 25 M&S stores across the region have donated over 1,000 presents to the KidsOut. Team members from across the 25 stores handed over the presents, which included … Continue reading M&S Spread Festive Cheer

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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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