Category Archives: How you can help

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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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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World Stories Wednesday: Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha

Welcome to this week’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 Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha. This story follows Natalia, who feels homesick after travelling from Brazil to London with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha

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World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

Welcome to this week’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 Dick Whittington and his Cat. This traditional tale of poor Dick Whittington and his feline friend follows Whittington’s unusual … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

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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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