Category Archives: Volunteer

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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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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World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

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 The Princess of Riddles. The extremely clever princess Maria agrees to marry the man who can present her with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

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The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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 the The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur. A deceitful teacher lies and promises a man named Aban he can … Continue reading The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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