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KidsOut Lift Off to Warwick Arts Centre

“Ready, Steady, Lift Off!” Earlier this month, children and adults from a community group in Erdington that provides support and awareness of Autism travelled to Warwick Arts Centre for the ‘Ready Steady Lift Off’ wacky astronaut arts programme.  The children sang, coloured, danced and played their way through the 7 stages of astronaut training, working … Continue reading KidsOut Lift Off to Warwick Arts Centre

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KidsOut’s Question of Cymru a success!

On Friday 6th April, local businesses gathered at Cardiff City Hall for a twist on the usual black tie fundraising evenings hosted by KidsOut, and put their Wales related knowledge to the test for KidsOut’s Question of Cymru, raising over £20,000! 300 business men and women gathered at the City Hall for an evening filled … Continue reading KidsOut’s Question of Cymru a success!

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Toy Box packing a huge success!

In the last few months KidsOut have been concentrating on our Toy Box service, whereby the charity send a box of brand new toys to every child that is relocated from refuge, and rehomed in a new area, left to start again. From the charity’s perspective, this has involved auditing, sorting and packing thousands of … Continue reading Toy Box packing a 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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A fantastic start to 2018 fundraising!

KidsOut once again returned to Elland Road Stadium, home of Leeds United, on 22nd March for our 6th annual black tie fundraising event.  The event was again in the style of popular TV quiz show ‘A Question of Sport’ – this is a format particularly enjoyed by all of our event attendees, and lends itself … Continue reading A fantastic start to 2018 fundraising!

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Easter Hunt at Nando’s!

A Birmingham branch of well-known restaurant chain Nando’s recently hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for a group of local children supported by KidsOut.  Children were treated to a hunt for chocolate Easter Eggs around the restaurant, followed by a full works meal curtesy of Nando’s!  The children all thoroughly enjoyed the day and their food, … Continue reading Easter Hunt at Nando’s!

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KidsOut Winter Roundup!

As the sun finally begins to make an appearance for 2018, it’s time to reflect on some of the fantastic Fun Days we’ve hosted over the last few months.  Huge thanks to all of the fantastic organisations that work closely with KidsOut to allow the charity to continue to deliver fantastic quality, fun filled Fun … Continue reading KidsOut Winter Roundup!

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Bowling Extravaganza!

Over the last couple of months KidsOut have send over 280 children on Fun Days to their local TenPin bowling alley to enjoy a game of bowling! For many, this was their first trip to a bowling alley for various reasons such as cost, or lack of accessibility. Fun Days are very important to vulnerable … Continue reading Bowling Extravaganza!

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A Magical Time at Aladdin!

We recently sent over 30 children to the Prince Edward Theatre in London to see Disney’s brand new musical theatre rendition of the classic tale Aladdin. Groups that attended the theatre trip included children currently living in refuge, in addition to children that are now part of our outreach programme having moved on from refuge, … Continue reading A Magical Time at Aladdin!

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Food, Glorious Food!

Before Christmas KidsOut trialled a cooking workshop Fun Day in the Bedfordshire area.  This was a hugely successful, very well received Fun Day, so it was recently back by popular demand! Last month, we sent children to a Smart Raspberry Cookery workshop in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. The session ran for 2 hours at a local … Continue reading Food, Glorious Food!

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