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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We are so grateful to our supporters who are always surprising us by finding new and thoughtful ways of fundraising in support of the Kids Inspire Community. Kevin, a local supporter who lives in Clacton has turned his hobby of cooking into a creative fundraiser for Kids Inspire. “Cooking is my hobby and I’m currently Read more about Cookbook and moustaches for marvellous community fundraisers[…]
Step-down support can often be recommended for children and young people that have received a course of bespoke therapy. We describe it as an opportunity for children and young people to test their empowering emotional resilience tools that therapy has awarded them with. During lockdown 1 Abbie and Evie both received step-down support having accessed Read more about A spotlight on step-down support in lockdown[…]
This year looks a bit different and with our face-to-face Christmas Events cancelled we have decided to hold a virtual Charity Raffle. 🔹First prize will be a luxury Christmas Hamper (kindly donated by the Fundraising Team) 🔹Runner up prize will be a Tiptree Christmas Hamper (kindly donated by Wilkin & Sons Limited). Tickets are £5 Read more about Christmas Luxury Hamper Raffle[…]
The Kids Inspire Mentoring Team will be hosting an online session for anyone interested in being a mentor to a young person. ▪ Date: 24 November 2020 ▪ Time: 6pm ▪ No need to book, join here 👉join https://bit.ly/32Ogz9u 👈 Discussion will take place prior to the event on Facebook here. What the session will include:🔹Q&As with Read more about Mentor Q&A session[…]
As we are unable to hold our Annual Shopping Event at Ingatestone Hall due to current restrictions we are hosting a virtual shopping event this week in its place. Lots of businesses that normally attend our event are joining in and offering donations to Kids Inspire. Elm Wax Company Looking forward to The Elm Wax Read more about Virtual Shopping – it’s happening now![…]
It’s National Trustee Week (2-7 November) and we are so grateful for all the support that we receive from our Board of Trustees. They each bring a variety of specialisms and volunteer their time to support Kids Inspire, encouraging growth and progression. This week, we’d like to shine the spotlight on two members of the Read more about Hear from two of our Trustees’…[…]
Onsite at Hargrave House Hargrave House is a COVID secure workplace and has been fully risk assessed. It will remain open for clinical appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays but with minimal back-office colleagues – enough to remain secure and risk-averse. If you are one of our existing service users, you may wish to resume Read more about UPDATE Onsite at Hargrave House[…]
Media Release: 101 lunches for children have been distributed alongside a fun activity this October half-term, overcoming the postponement of yet another round of face-to-face Lunch Clubs. As with summer, where for the length of the holidays 276 lunches and 200 activity packs were delivered by volunteers to 122 households in and around Chelmsford, October Read more about Lunch Club continues over October half-term[…]
Update: 5 November Archana, her friends and family collectively raised over £700 with a spooky line-up of Halloween fun including family dance fun, a spinathon and a quiz! Thank you all so much. Read here from Archana about her experience of online teaching in Lockdown and to find out about her online fitness classes. “Having Read more about Halloween fundraiser![…]
✨✨ Click to book – Kids inspire Quiz ✨✨ Friday 27th November 2020 Virtual door opens 7pm- Login and meet your team Quiz starts at 8pm The Brentwood Rotary are using their popular monthly Virtual Quiz to support Kids Inspire in November! The quiz will be on Zoom with access by video link and Phone Dial-in. Read more about Brentwood Rotary virtual quiz in aid of Kids Inspire[…]