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World Stories Wednesday: Home

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the newly added Home. When a young girl named Myna is forced to move to a new country, she soon … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Home

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World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When three bears leave their house to go for a walk in the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is called The Innocent Punishment. The tale follows Birbal, the witty advisor to Akbar, the Emperor of India. When someone pulls … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

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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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World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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KidsOut’s 2018 Colour Dash at Drayton Manor raises over £8,000!

Last weekend, over 600 people descended on Drayton Manor theme park to paint the town red… and blue, pink, and yellow! On Saturday 8th September, KidsOut hosted their second annual Colour Dash, a 5K Fun Run at Drayton Manor. The aim: end up as colourful as possible while raising money for KidsOut! The event was another huge … Continue reading KidsOut’s 2018 Colour Dash at Drayton Manor raises over £8,000!

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2018 Midlands Gala Dinner raises over £51,000!

KidsOut’s 2018 Midlands Question of Sport Gala Dinner was another great success, raising over £51,000. That’s an astonishing £11,000 more than the previous year! Over 500 people from Midlands based companies joined KidsOut at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre for a night of fun and fundraising on Wednesday 5th September. Following last year’s entertaining Mexican-themed evening, … Continue reading 2018 Midlands Gala Dinner raises over £51,000!

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KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

On Thursday 7thJune 2018, guests descended upon the Nine Kings Suite of the 5* Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, once more for the annual KidsOut Summer Ball, where over £111,000 was raised to bring fun and happiness to the lives of disadvantaged children all over the UK! Over 400 business men and women attended the prestigious … Continue reading KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

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World Stories Recording

KidsOut were at the University of Essex last week filming student volunteers’ audio recording stories in multiple languages such as: Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian for our World Stories project. Keep your eyes peeled for the video which will showcase our wonderful relationship and support from the language and linguistics department and not forgetting the … Continue reading World Stories Recording

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2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

Here at KidsOut HQ, Jack Harrison, star of upcoming band The Verse has been undertaking a 2 week work experience placement at the office, to find out what it’s like to work within the charity sector. Here’s what he had to say about his two weeks here!   On Monday the 16th April I began … Continue reading 2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

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