Category Archives: Children’s Services

Bowling Fun Days!

Over various dates in September, KidsOut enabled 358 children and 245 adults to enjoy a Fun Day out to their local Ten Pin bowling alley! Once again, the KidsOut team received some amazing feedback from the groups attending. One mother reported that the Fun Day gave her daughter a “huge boost of confidence. My daughter has been slightly withdrawn and tearful … Continue reading Bowling Fun Days!

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Summer Fun Days to the Seaside

KidsOut provided the opportunity for 910 children to attend Fun Days to the seaside over the summer holidays! Groups supported by the charity visited seaside destinations all around the UK, including Scarborough, Weston Super Mare, Skegness, and Swanage. For many of these children this was their first opportunity to step foot on a beach. The feedback received … Continue reading Summer Fun Days to the Seaside

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More KidsOut Toy Boxes for Safe Houses

KidsOut delivered 890 Toy Boxes to safe houses and outreach over July 2019. With more strains upon the refuge system, many children and their mothers are being relocated to safe houses or outreach and not benefitting from KidsOut’s services. Women’s Aid reports that on an average day in 2017, 94 women and 90 children were turned … Continue reading More KidsOut Toy Boxes for Safe Houses

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A KidsOut Fun Day at RetroPlay!

On Sunday 8th September, KidsOut provided the opportunity for 19 children and 12 adults to attend RetroPlay: a movie, comic, and gaming family fun-day festival based in Leighton Buzzard. Groups supported by the charity had the chance to meet a whole range well-known movie characters and superheroes, as well as this year’s special guests Sandi & Sandra, stars … Continue reading A KidsOut Fun Day at RetroPlay!

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Summer Cinema Fun Days

Over the months of July, August, and September, KidsOut were offering free tickets for children and their families to watch a movie at a local ODEON cinema. A total of 2,004 tickets were distributed to disadvantaged families from refuges and groups across the UK, allowing children to see any film of their choice. The cinema experience is a popular … Continue reading Summer Cinema Fun Days

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KidsOut Volunteers transform Southampton Refuge Garden

In May 2019, KidsOut arranged for a team of volunteers to transform the outdoor area of Southampton Women’s refuge into a fun and safe space for disadvantaged children to relax and enjoy themselves. The team of fourteen volunteers was made up of representatives from local business and companies – Barratt Homes, Mackoy Ltd, Portsmouth Carpentry, … Continue reading KidsOut Volunteers transform Southampton Refuge Garden

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Even more Summer Fun Days to KidZania!

KidsOut provided 168 children with the opportunity to attend a Fun Day out KidZania, the indoor city run by kids, over the month of August! KidZania, KidsOut’s charity partner, is a fun learning environment designed for children aged four to fourteen. Over the four-hour experience, the children were able to explore over sixty real-life activities and test … Continue reading Even more Summer Fun Days to KidZania!

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KidsOut Engineering Workshop with Ciena

KidsOut were thrilled to offer some of London’s most disadvantaged children the opportunity to attend the charity’s first ever “Kids in Engineering” workshop on Monday 2nd September. The day was organised in collaboration with KidsOut’s partners at Ciena, a networking systems, services and software company, who hosted the workshop at their London offices. The Ciena … Continue reading KidsOut Engineering Workshop with Ciena

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Summer Workshops with Smart Raspberry

On Tuesday 30th July, KidsOut arranged for 11 children to attend an “Afternoon Tea” themed cookery workshop with our partners at Smart Raspberry. The children attending had the opportunity to make sweet treats to take home for the summer holidays. Over the two hour workshop, the children followed the instructor step-by-step, putting their new skills … Continue reading Summer Workshops with Smart Raspberry

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1,200 Toy Boxes packed and donated by Hasbro!

KidsOut were thrilled to receive an amazing donation of 1,200 boxes of toys from Hasbro for the charity’s Toy Box service. With an average of 10 toys per box, around 12,000 toys were packed and donated in total! On Wednesday 31st July KidsOut’s Chief Ambassador Julian Margolin travelled to Newport in Wales to visit the distribution centre … Continue reading 1,200 Toy Boxes packed and donated by Hasbro!

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