Category Archives: Giving Tree

Giving Tree 2018

It’s that time of year again! KidsOut are delighted to announce the launch of Giving Tree 2018. KidsOut’s Giving Tree initiative invites firms to ‘Ditch Secret Santa’ and buy toys for children in local refuge homes instead. Many of the recipients are children who have escaped domestic violence, being forced to flee their homes quickly and leave … Continue reading Giving Tree 2018

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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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Fantastic Christmas Feedback

The below is a thank you letter to KidsOut, from a Hestia Refuge whom KidsOut sent 50 presents to over Christmas 2016 – one for each child residing in the refuge:   “We were absolutely blown away by the generosity and thoughtfulness of your Christmas present donations. It really did MAKE Christmas for our families … Continue reading Fantastic Christmas Feedback

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M&S Spread Festive Cheer

Colleagues at Marks & Spencer stores across the Home Counties have joined forces to ensure disadvantaged children in refuge have a gift to open on Christmas Day. Teams from 25 M&S stores across the region have donated over 1,000 presents to the KidsOut. Team members from across the 25 stores handed over the presents, which included … Continue reading M&S Spread Festive Cheer

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10,000 children to receive Christmas present

As the year draws to a close, KidsOut can proudly say that over 10,000 presents have been sent to disadvantaged children across the UK. This is largely due to the phenomenal success of this year’s Giving Tree initiative, which has seen dozens of companies across the UK ditch Secret Santa and buy gifts for disadvantaged … Continue reading 10,000 children to receive Christmas present

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Trustee’s Toys “R” Us Triumph

Over £2,000s’ worth of toys have been purchased at Toys “R” Us Solihull in aid of the Giving Tree initiative, all thanks to KidsOut Trustee Chris Adcock. Chris has been collecting cash donations from his family and friends along with staff from Reed Technology, including a particularly large donation from Movement Hub Personal Training, led … Continue reading Trustee’s Toys “R” Us Triumph

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John Lewis Birmingham supports the Giving Tree

KidsOut’s Head of Children’s Services Sandra Doherty met with some wonderful volunteers at John Lewis in Birmingham on Thursday 8th December. The team were invited into the store during the evening’s exclusive ‘My John Lewis’ event, to promote the Giving Tree initiative. This Christmas, KidsOut is aiming to give every child in refuge the opportunity … Continue reading John Lewis Birmingham supports the Giving Tree

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Giving Tree 2016 Launches

It’s that time of year again! KidsOut are delighted to announce the launch of the Giving Tree 2016 initiative. The Giving Tree invites firms to ‘Ditch Secret Santa’  at Christmas and buy toys for children in local refuge homes instead. Many of the recipients are children who have escaped domestic violence and have had to flee … Continue reading Giving Tree 2016 Launches

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Forticrete to the rescue!

KidsOut major partner, Forticrete who are a leading UK manufacturer of architectural masonry products, have come to the rescue offering KidsOut warehouse space to store our vast stocks of brand new children’s toys which are constantly distributed to disadvantaged children that have fled domestic violence throughout the year. Thanks to Forticrete we are able to … Continue reading Forticrete to the rescue!

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Midlands firms blaze the trail in 2015 Giving Tree Appeal

Over 40 Midlands firms got involved in providing Christmas gifts for deprived and abused children in crisis centres across the region as part of the 2015 Kids Out!

 

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