Category Archives: Fundraising

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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KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

On Thursday 7thJune 2018, guests descended upon the Nine Kings Suite of the 5* Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, once more for the annual KidsOut Summer Ball, where over £111,000 was raised to bring fun and happiness to the lives of disadvantaged children all over the UK! Over 400 business men and women attended the prestigious … Continue reading KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

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Tough Mudder Diaries: Zoe

10-12 miles. 20+ obstables. Mental grit. Determination. Team work. Camaraderie. LOTS of mud! This is what awaits the 7 brave KidsOut team members (+friends and family) that are taking on the Tough Mudder challenge on Saturday 28th April (now just under 3 weeks away). For those who don’t know, Tough Mudder is probably the toughest … Continue reading Tough Mudder Diaries: Zoe

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KidsOut March Supporter of the Month – Venturer!

We are pleased to announce that the KidsOut supporter of the month for March is Venturer! Venturer offers a range of high-performing, well-built, affordable Windows 2-in-1 laptops and Android tablets.  The company have kindly donated 3 laptops to KidsOut, which will make a significant difference to the charity. KidsOut will be able to use the … Continue reading KidsOut March Supporter of the Month – Venturer!

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