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CEO celebrates ‘courageous young people’ as ‘No Show Ball’ raises over £12k 

Media release An online charity auction branded the ‘No Show Ball’, closed live online on Giving Tuesday, 1 December. This online fundraiser was hosted by Kids Inspire CEO, Sue Bell and Trustee – BBC Essex DJ – Dave Monk and was hosted in place of the annual in person ball, which is credited for raising Read more about CEO celebrates ‘courageous young people’ as ‘No Show Ball’ raises over £12k […]

Cookbook and moustaches for marvellous community fundraisers

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[…]

A spotlight on step-down support in lockdown

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[…]

Mentor Q&A session

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[…]

Lunch Club continues over October half-term

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[…]