Today marks our 12th birthday!

There has been so much to celebrate and to note from the past year. Importantly, we couldn’t do a lot of it without the amazing ‘Kids Inspire Community’, so thank you to everyone that has played their part in this momentous year!

Enjoy our photo gallery below which highlights just a small selection of what has gone on…

Premises

We thanked our volunteers for their gift of time with a DIY SOS celebration party!🎉

Clinical

Its been quite a year for our Clinical Team too
1. Sue spoke at the SEA UK Conference
2. A ‘Stay Alive’ project received funding
3. Emotional Trauma training for teachers has been delivered across Essex
4. ‘What’s it like to be me’ – two cohorts shared their ‘mental health story’

Fundraising & Awards

We’ve been shortlisted for four amazing awards!
A handful of pics to celebrate an awesome year of fundraising: #TeamKidsInspire…
1. Brentwood Half
2. Essex to Amsterdam cycle
3. Serpentine swim
4. Skydive
5. London to Paris cycle 🤩
Global’s Make Some Noise funded a Creative Therapist and a new cohort for ‘What’s it like to be me’

Community Engagement & Volunteers

Community Engagement events and activities have kept the team busy:
1. ‘Christmas Cheer’ in Basildon
2. ‘Kids can do it’ in Chelmsford
3. The Christmas Appeal gifted 700+ presents & 165 food hampers!
4. ‘Start of summer picnic’ in Basildon
Long-term supporters were recognised at the ‘Official Opening’ as the first ‘Kids Inspire Ambassadors’
1. Lunch Club – Thousands of hours of creative fun and outdoor adventure have been enjoyed across the year!
2. We hosted our first-ever Community Taster Open Day!

Inspire Wellbeing Services – a ‘nod to the future…’


Inspire Wellbeing Services won a bid to launch and market its services.
In return, the private service will provide a sustainable source of income to Kids Inspire.

Thank you for your continued support – shares on social media, volunteering, fundraising, donations – everything you do, big or small, helps to make a difference to so many lives that are recovering from trauma or dealing with mental health issues.