Category Archives: Toy Box

BTHA announces KidsOut as official Toy Fair 2020 charity

The British Toy and Hobby Association has announced today, 5th November 2019, that Toy Fair 2020’s official charity partner will be the children’s charity, KidsOut. KidsOut works with Women’s Aid Federation refuges across the UK. The charity provides support, organises positive experiences, and gives toys to vulnerable children who have escaped domestic abuse. For the … Continue reading BTHA announces KidsOut as official Toy Fair 2020 charity

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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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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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KidsOut Outreach Service

With the recent closures of refuges in the UK and families spending longer in refuge waiting to be rehoused, KidsOut have been keen to reach all children living in safe houses and outreach who could benefit from the joy of new toys. Consequently, this year we have launched our KidsOut Outreach Service with the help of our … Continue reading KidsOut Outreach Service

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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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KidsOut’s “Van-tastic” new addition!

We are happy to announce a new addition to the KidsOut team: our very own van! With the generous support of a £12,000 donation from VINCI Engergies UK, KidsOut has been able to purchase the new vehicle to facilitate our mission to bring fun and happiness to children around the UK. In particular, the KidsOut … Continue reading KidsOut’s “Van-tastic” new addition!

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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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1200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

 Hasbro, one of KidsOut’s key supporters, have once again not only donated toys but packed them into Toy Boxes too! Through the Toy Box service, KidsOut send a box of brand new toys to every child when relocated from refuge. This is often a frightening, lonely time for the child, when they are once again … Continue reading 1200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

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