Category Archives: Fundraising

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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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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Santa Dash 2018!

It’s never too early to start getting excited for Christmas, right? Because here at KidsOut we cannot wait for this year’s annual Santa Dash in Leighton Buzzard! Organised in collaboration with the Leighton Fun Runners, the Fun Run, which sees hundreds of people make their way through the town dressed as Father Christmas, will take … Continue reading Santa Dash 2018!

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KidsOut’s 2018 Colour Dash at Drayton Manor raises over £8,000!

Last weekend, over 600 people descended on Drayton Manor theme park to paint the town red… and blue, pink, and yellow! On Saturday 8th September, KidsOut hosted their second annual Colour Dash, a 5K Fun Run at Drayton Manor. The aim: end up as colourful as possible while raising money for KidsOut! The event was another huge … Continue reading KidsOut’s 2018 Colour Dash at Drayton Manor raises over £8,000!

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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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