Kids Inspire helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around and gives them back their future.
We support young people across Essex who are at an educational, social and/or economic disadvantage resulting from trauma or emerging mental health issues. For example they may have experienced sexual or domestic abuse, separation anxiety or significant loss.
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Kids Inspire was set up by Sue Bell ten years ago in a classroom and a small cupboard, all based at what was St Peter’s College. A team of volunteers begged, borrowed and gave generously of their time to get ready to open the doors to the charity at the start of the academic year 2007. They had Read more about Kids Inspire Are 10![…]
Thursday 26th October 2017 10.30am – 1pm Each FREE session is run by Kids Inspire staff and volunteers. Registered Charity Number 1129513. Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England, no. 06380082 To Book: Please contact Dee or Georgie on 01245 348707 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Priority is given to those in receipt of pupil premium fund Read more about Kids Who Lunch Club – Thursday 26th October 2017[…]
Thank you to the staff of Kefco/KFC for raising £746 at their annual 5-aside tournament last month. This is an amazing amount particularly as it poured with rain all day! The winning team were KFC Greyhound Park, Southend.
The Little Stars Circus were on top form last week when they held a bake sale, raising £231 for Kids Inspire!… A crowd of eager spectators gathered outside Sonder Café (Waterhouse Business Centre, Chelmsford) last Tuesday to enjoy a stunning display from the Little Stars Circus. Fantastic routines were set to music and accompanied perfectly Read more about Tea and cake at the Little Stars Circus[…]
Kids Inspire would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to the Social Investment Team at the Nationwide Building Society and the Chelmsford Branch for their generous donation of £2,500! This will allow the team at Kids Inspire to offer therapeutic support to some of our most complex cases. The team at Nationwide Chelmsford – Read more about Nationwide Building Society – Kids Inspire Partnership[…]
Paula Ashfield our Corporate & Events Fundraising Manager was delighted to be the Guest Speaker at the Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Lunch. She gave a presentation on how Kids Inspire has grown over the last 10 years and how the money raised at the Edmund Carr Baddow Races will be spent. Rtn Ron Gregory said “Thank you Read more about Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Lunch[…]
Kids Inspire are delighted to announce that they have been selected as one of the benefitting charities for ICAP Charity Day 2017. ICAP, its customers and partners have collectively raised nearly £135 million to date for charities around the world by donating 100% of its revenue and commission on one day each year since 1993. Read more about ICAP Charity Day 2017[…]
Visit Parks’ Stick Man Play Trail (Weald Country Park) certainly lived up to expectations when Kids Inspire’s ‘Kids Who Lunch’ club explored the wonders of the woodland last week… Park ranger Michelle had an action-packed day planned for the ‘Kids Who Lunch’ club, ensuring they learnt valuable skills and gained an appreciation for nature whilst Read more about Stick Man Play Trail – Kids Who Lunch Club[…]
The ‘Kids Who Lunch’ Club reached new levels of excitement and creativity last week when drum warrior Shovell (of M People fame) came to Kids Inspire… Shovell came to Kids Inspire HQ well prepared last Wednesday, filling up the art therapy room with a multitude of drums and percussion instruments for the kids to experiment with. And Read more about The ‘Kids Who Lunch’ Club Drumming Workshop[…]