Category Archives: How companies can help

Hasbro donates 1,125 toys at Christmas

Hasbro have done it again! Our long-term partnership with iconic toy company gets stronger and better every year. Our staff at the Luton Warehouse were thrilled to welcome 1,125 toys from Hasbro. Some of the toys included Cluedo, Guess Who, Battleship, Ghostbusters Monopoly and many more.   Back in July 2020, Hasbro packed 1,200 Toy … Continue reading Hasbro donates 1,125 toys at Christmas

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KidsOut Virtual Festive Celebration helps raise over £400,000!

KidsOut’s Festive Celebration took place on Thursday 11th December and was a great success, contributing much needed funds as part of our Giving Tree Appeal which to date has raised over £400,000 for the charity’s work with disadvantaged children across the UK. KidsOut were thrilled to welcome back long-term supporter Mike Osman as host.  A HUGE range … Continue reading KidsOut Virtual Festive Celebration helps raise over £400,000!

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KidsOut teams up with the Big Juicy Christmas Appeal to support families in Scottish refuges!

The Big Juicy Appreciation Society, a Facebook fan group started through a mutual love of Scotland’s favourite pint, has used its army of 33,000 members to pack over 7,500 food parcels for families in need this Christmas. Teaming up with the charity KidsOut, group admins reached out to some of the UKs biggest brands for … Continue reading KidsOut teams up with the Big Juicy Christmas Appeal to support families in Scottish refuges!

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2020: The Year So Far

2020 has been a tough year for many of us, none more so than the families KidsOut supports. Covid-19 has led to a domestic abuse crisis. One call relating to domestic abuse was made to police every 30 seconds in the first seven weeks of lockdown. Most children arrive at a women’s refuge with only … Continue reading 2020: The Year So Far

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KidsOut receives 1,200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

KidsOut were delighted to receive an amazing donation of 1,200 boxes of brand-new toys from Hasbro. The toys will be distributed to children entering women’s refuges around the UK as part of KidsOut’s Toy Box service. With an average of 10 toys per box, a total of roughly 12,000 toys were packed and donated by … Continue reading KidsOut receives 1,200 Toy Boxes from Hasbro!

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KidsOut’s first-ever virtual Have a Ball at Home raises over £35,000

KidsOut’s first-ever virtual “Have a Ball at Home” was a great success, raising over £35,000 for the charity’s work with disadvantaged children in refuge. Hundreds of households from across the UK joined KidsOut via a livestream on the charity’s website and YouTube for a night of fun and fundraising on Thursday 30th July 2020. KidsOut … Continue reading KidsOut’s first-ever virtual Have a Ball at Home raises over £35,000

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KidsOut receives 1,500 toy robots from Velcro Companies

The KidsOut team are delighted to have received a generous donation of 1,500 VELCRO® Brand toy robots. An artic lorry full of brand-new Blocks toys was delivered to the KidsOut warehouse on Tuesday 4th August 2020. The toys will be used to support the mental welfare of disadvantaged children through KidsOut’s Toy Box service. “We are so … Continue reading KidsOut receives 1,500 toy robots from Velcro Companies

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Fantastic Response to KidsOut and Direct Line Group’s Coronavirus Relief to Domestic Abuse Victims

Over March and April 2020, KidsOut launched its “KidsIn” initiative in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. With the generous backing of the Direct Line Group, the charity provided £50 worth of food vouchers to 3,200 families self-isolating in women’s refuges and over £100 worth of brand-new toys to 5,362 children in refuge. The majority of … Continue reading Fantastic Response to KidsOut and Direct Line Group’s Coronavirus Relief to Domestic Abuse Victims

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Ciena raises over £700 for KidsOut with virtual pub quiz!

The last day of April saw Ciena holding a pub quiz across the UK to raise much-needed funds for KidsOut, with an impressive £700 and £167.50 in Gift Aid raised that will go towards the charity’s efforts to provide every mother and child in refuge with a trip to the cinema once restrictions are lifted. … Continue reading Ciena raises over £700 for KidsOut with virtual pub quiz!

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KidsIn 8000

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, KidsOut is delighted to announce that the new fundraising initiative ‘KidsIn 8000’ has been extended to taking place over the whole of June 2020! The charity needs your help to raise £80,000 to enable KidsOut to give 8,000 children and mothers in refuge the opportunity to go on a fun … Continue reading KidsIn 8000

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