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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Small Charity Week 2017 will launch with I ♥ Small Charities Day on 19th June. This is a day to raise awareness of the work of all small charities across the UK. Kids Inspire are entering the I ♥ Small Charities Day competition on Twitter and Instagram to help raise the profile of what we Read more about SMALL CHARITY WEEK 2017 – I ♥ SMALL CHARITIES DAY[…]
Employees and customers of the Essex-based retailer raised a huge £34,320 for Kids Inspire. Paula Ashfield, Events & Corporate Fundraising Manager for Kids Inspire, said; “We are absolutely thrilled with this funding from Chelmsford Star, and are so pleased to have worked with them at a number of events over the last year. This money Read more about Chelmsford Star Coop raises £34,320[…]
Kids Inspire’s Young People’s Forum (YPF) were full of excited anticipation last week, as Dedham Therapy Farm’s very own Nurture Dogs came to visit! As unabashed dog lovers, the energy at Kids Inspire HQ couldn’t have been more electric as the time came to meet Nurture Dogs Cookie, Mila, Tom, Badger & Bumble. Each loveable Read more about Dedham Therapy Farm’s very own Nurture Dogs came to visit![…]
Huge thanks to Martyn Mead who, along with Roger Stevenson and David Murphy, took on the mammoth challenge of cycling the East Anglian Coast, a massive 255 km, to raise funds for Kids Inspire & Melanoma over the Bank Holiday weekend. The boys raised a whooping £17k for the two charities and did so with Read more about The Kids Inspire Cycle Team Ride Again.[…]
May 13th and 14th saw mini rugby players across Essex take part in a sponsored Haka to raise money for Kids Inspire. Organised by the wonderful Little Scrummers Rugby Classes, the weekend saw children attending classes raise over £1500. Fundraising Manager Alice Langley said It has been great working with Carly and her team – thank Read more about Little Scrummers Do The Haka For Kids Inspire[…]
On May 14th our Fundraising Manager, Alice Langley, and her family took part in Walk For Peace 2017 in aid of Kids Inspire. Mr Rafiq Hayat, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK, welcomed everyone with wonderful words “…the name of our beautiful faith, which preaches peace and harmony, is being tainted by the twisted views Read more about Walk For Peace 2017[…]
We were thrilled to receive a cheque from Evoke 2.0, Chelmsford for £4,987.67. These funds have been used on urgently needed capital items including art materials and play equipment for our therapy rooms.
Thank you to the staff and friends at the Chelmsford Star COOP for choosing to raise funds for Kids Inspire by taking part in the Brentwood Half Marathon. Special mention must go to Cooper Bear aka Ian who proved to be very popular on the course and put in a great time considering he was Read more about Cooper Bear runs for Kids Inspire[…]
On Sunday 14th May 10 our amazing team run the 10 mile Baddow Race at the Edmund Carr Charity Races. The team was made up of Members of the fundraising team, clinical team, mentors, ex staff and friends. A great effort was put in by all despite the hilly course and unexpected hot weather. So Read more about 10 Runners, 10 Miles for 10 Years[…]
Having met the Fundraising Team through our Corporate partnership with KFC Claire Owen, HR Director of Kefco was compelled to support us even further by challenging herself to a 160 mile cycle ride to Amsterdam. This was by far the furthest Claire had ever cycled over a period of 2 days. She raised an incredible Read more about Claire Cycles To Amsterdam[…]