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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It’s thanks to our wonderful community of supporters that we are becoming better known within Essex for the work we do. Our passionate network of individual fundraisers, volunteers and supporters do so much in the name of Kids Inspire, and in turn for the children and families that we support. Ahead of #YouMadeItHappen day on Read more about Fundraisers spotlight: Community supporters #YouMadeItHappen[…]
Our funders and supporters come from all walks of life, from corporate organisations to individual fundraisers. We have been fortunate for a while now to receive unrestricted funding support from KFC (yes, the chicken place!) who have set up the KFC Foundation to grant and recognise not-for-profit and charitable organisations in the UK. The KFC Read more about Funder spotlight: KFC Foundation[…]
Once again this year, we are warmly welcoming your Christmas gift and hamper donations. All will be distributed to children and young people who, without us and you, may not have an extra-special Christmas, so please give generously! Please see flyers below which details all that you can offer in support this Christmas. Drop off Read more about Kids Inspire’s Christmas Appeal is back and bigger than ever 🎅🎁[…]
A one-off unrestricted donation towards our work came as surprising good news from the NEX For Good programme last week. This news was unexpected but was all credit to the hard work by NEX, whose global fundraising events raised more than expected enabling even more non-profits and charities to receive donations this year. At NEX, Corporate Read more about A welcome ‘one-off’ surprise[…]
Not long after White Stuff came to Chelmsford High Street, we were chosen by the Shop Manager and their team to become their benefiting charity for all their fundraising activities and events. All funds raised by the team will be ploughed into our Reclaiming Lives project, which is a project that allows us the most Read more about Funder spotlight: White Stuff, Chelmsford[…]
ACT helps us to reclaim lives and rebuild futures. Read on to find out how… We became a charity partner of the ACT Foundation in 2016 and this partnership will continue into 2019. The partnership came with a grant that funds a portion of our Reclaiming Lives project – a project that is unrestricted and Read more about Funder spotlight: The ACT Foundation[…]
Today, after all children have left a local school in the Basildon area, our Clinical team will be delivering level one of our first ever emotional trauma training. Sue Bell and Dimitra Theodoropoulou, in their roles as experienced psychotherapists, will be presenting to 30 teaching staff guiding them through the unpredictability of traumatic life events Read more about Emotional trauma training[…]
Yesterday, on World Mental Health Day and with leading ladies from across Essex in attendance, Ruthie Henshall hosted a celebratory lunch in recognition of 100 years since the suffragettes secured ‘the vote’ for women. 100 years ago, women up and down the country came together collectively to be heard and to effect change. Similarly, World Read more about Ruthie hosts lunch to celebrate the unity of collective voice this #Worldmentalhealthday[…]
Wednesday 10 October is #WorldMentalHealthDay or to us at Kids Inspire ‘World Mental Wellness day’. Like physical health, we also have mental health. Our mental health consists of our feelings, thinking’s, emotions and our moods. Feeling down, angry and stressed is a normal part of life, as is feeling happy, confident and carefree sometimes. Our Read more about World Mental Health Day[…]
First things first… it’s appeal week for Global’s Make Some Noise, and all week you can hear snippets of our young people broadcast on our local radio – Heart Essex. Tune in now! Background We initially heard about Global’s Make Some Noise by listening in to our local radio station – Heart Essex – back Read more about Funder spotlight: Global’s Make Some Noise[…]