Category Archives: Fundraising

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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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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KidsOut take on the Royal Parks Half Marathon

KidsOut entered a brave team of budding runners into the Royal Parks Half Marathon again this year, for the 4th year running.  This year the Royal Parks Half team of 40 have raised a staggering total of £12,050.50 so far, with donations still coming in! The iconic marathon takes in some stunning sights of London, … Continue reading KidsOut take on the Royal Parks Half Marathon

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KidsOut add a Dash of Colour to Drayton Manor!

  You can view the Colour Dash Gallery via Flickr by clicking here KidsOut brought a sprinkling of colour to Drayton Manor theme park last month with their first ever Colour Dash! On Saturday 30th September, over 850 people descended upon Drayton Manor Theme Park for a 5K Fun Run where the aim of the … Continue reading KidsOut add a Dash of Colour to Drayton Manor!

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One man, 400 miles, 6 days

The Black Lion’s very own Paul Bond has taken on a mammoth sponsored challenge in aid of KidsOut.  Paul cycled from London to Paris over 4th to 7th April, with a single resting day, and then ran the Paris marathon on the 9th April, raising £5,000 for KidsOut in the process! Paul cycled to Paris … Continue reading One man, 400 miles, 6 days

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