Category Archives: How you can help

1,200 Toy Boxes packed and donated by Hasbro!

KidsOut were thrilled to receive an amazing donation of 1,200 boxes of toys from Hasbro for the charity’s Toy Box service. With an average of 10 toys per box, around 12,000 toys were packed and donated in total! On Wednesday 31st July KidsOut’s Chief Ambassador Julian Margolin travelled to Newport in Wales to visit the distribution centre … Continue reading 1,200 Toy Boxes packed and donated by Hasbro!

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Ciena Charity Bike Ride Raises over £3,510 for KidsOut!

KidsOut are happy to announce that the Ciena 2019 Partner Bike Ride raised a fantastic £3,510 for the charity’s work in providing positive experiences to the UK’s most disadvantaged children! Ciena is a leading supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software, and services, and has been a major supporter of KidsOut for many years. On Friday … Continue reading Ciena Charity Bike Ride Raises over £3,510 for KidsOut!

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KidsOut Gets Arty!

Over two weekends in June local artist group, Art 4 Life, kindly hosted an art exhibition in aid of KidsOut. Art 4 Life consist of a group of artists who live and work in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding areas, providing a friendly forum for artists to reach their goals and achieve their aims.  Their … Continue reading KidsOut Gets Arty!

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Colour Dash 2019 a Huge Success!

The 2019 KidsOut Colour Dash was another huge success, raising over £8,000 towards KidsOut’s work and providing a Fun Day out for 600 disadvantaged children! On Sunday 16th June over 1,000 people arrived at Drayton Manor theme park to take part in the charity fun run. The aim: end up as colourful as possible while … Continue reading Colour Dash 2019 a Huge Success!

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World Stories Wednesday: The Girl Who Loves Roses

Welcome back to another of KidsOut’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Girl Who Loves Roses. This story from Morocco is about a blossoming friendship between two children, … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Girl Who Loves Roses

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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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KidsOut takes on Tough Mudder!

10-12 miles. 20+ obstacles. Blood. Sweat. Probably a few tears. But mostly LOTS and LOTS of mud! This is what awaits the 12 brave (or crazy?) KidsOut staff members (+ friends and family) taking on the Tough Mudder challenge on Saturday 4th May. Tough Mudder is one of the toughest events on the planet. Designed to test every … Continue reading KidsOut takes on Tough Mudder!

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KidsOut at the London Marathon

This year KidsOut is proud to be represented by a group of incredible runners taking part in the London Marathon on the 28th April 2019. The London Marathon is the most popular marathon on the planet, with a world record-smashing 414,168 applicants from the UK and overseas registering for a ballot place in this year’s event! The iconic … Continue reading KidsOut at the London Marathon

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KidsOut takes on the Hyde Park 10K!

London’s Hyde Park is one of the greatest and most iconic city parks in the world where millions of runners have smashed unforgettable training runs and races for decades. This year KidsOut is proud to be represented by a group of amazing runners taking part in the Hyde Park Spring 10K Run on March 24th. To continue … Continue reading KidsOut takes on the Hyde Park 10K!

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Toy Fair 2019 brings over 4,000 toys for KidsOut!

Click here to visit our Facebook page for our Toy Fair 2019 gallery! KidsOut were once again thrilled to have attended the annual London Toy Fair this January as the event’s official charity partner. This year’s much anticipated “Trolley Dash” was another great success, collecting over 4,000 toys for disadvantaged children. The Toy Fair is … Continue reading Toy Fair 2019 brings over 4,000 toys for KidsOut!

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