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Girls Brigade raise £125 for Kidsaid

The 5th Northamptonshire Girls Brigade held a ‘bag packing’ session at Asda, Kingsthorpe recently and raised a whopping £125 for Kidsaid! Thank you to all the Girls and their Team Leaders who gave up their precious time to raise funds for Kidsaid.  Support such as this makes a huge difference to the lives of local children.

Underwear revival for county charity ride

A former professional footballer from the county will be diving into his underwear drawer in search of a special pair of pants this September as he leaps into the saddle to support Northamptonshire’s favourite annual cycle ride! Ex-Cobblers and Rushden and Diamonds captain Ray Warburton will be donning a pair of ‘lucky undies’ as he takes part in Cycle for Cynthia, which is raising money for Cynthia Spencer Hospice and Kidsaid, the Northampton charity offering support to youngsters who have […]

Margaret enjoys her fishing expedition

Congratulations go to Margaret who recently won an auction prize of a days fishing tuition at the recent charity Golf Day organised by the Rotary Club. Ray Jenkins, who donated the prize, joined Margaret at Grafham Water on 9th July.   Margaret says she thoroughly enjoyed her day and successfully landed a fish. A huge thank you goes to Ray who kindly donated the days fishing as a prize.

Students from Northampton High School raise funds for Kidsaid

Students from Northampton High School have recently raised funds for Kidsaid. Sixth form students, Gemma Lumsdon, Lydia Sutcliffe, Kathryn Moss and Charlie Rees formed an enterprise team (called Atlas).  On closing their business, the girls decided they wished to donate their profits to a local charity and chose Kidsaid. We were delighted to have received £117.76 and wish to thank the girls for their hard work.  

Kidsaid to benefit from Cycle 4 Cynthia

Cycle 4 Cynthia has welcomed Kidsaid as a new beneficiary for its annual fundraising bike ride.  Kidsaid are set to receive 10% of the monies raised at the event and we are delighted that Cycle 4 Cynthia has chosen to support our charity. Cycle 4 Cynthia is now in its eleventh year and this year will be held on Sunday, 21st September starting and finishing at Lamport Hall.   Riders will be able to choose from routes of 5, 25 or 50 miles which pass […]

Claire to run London Marathon to support KidsAid

Congratulations go to Claire Labrum who ran the London Marathon on 13th April to raise funds for KidsAid.  Claire completed the marathon in 3hrs 52 minutes and raised £1421. This is an amazing achievement and if you still wish to support Claire please visit her donation page at:http://www.justgiving.com/Claire-Labrum A huge thank you goes to Claire and her family for their generous support of Kidsaid.

The Blades support KidsAid

KidsAid were delighted to have recently received a donation of £3968 from the Blades Aerobatic Display Team based at Sywell. A very big thank you goes to the Blades for their support.

Ben Cohen visit to KidsAid house

To celebrate our move to our new headquarters, KidsAid held on Open Event on 13th February 2014. We were thrilled that ex-England and Saints Rugby player, Ben Cohen, who is also an anti-bullying and anti-homophobia campaigner and recent Strictly Come Dancing star, visited us to unveil a plaque and see our Therapy Rooms. We were also joined by local dignitaries and charity supporters.  A special ‘thank you’ goes to the Blades Aerobatic Display Team who recently raised funds for KidsAid and […]

Thank you – Christmas Selection Box Appeal

KidsAid would like to say a huge thank you to everybody that kindly donated towards the Selection Box appeal that was highlighted in the Herald and Post newspaper throughout December. We are touched by the generosity that has been shown by individuals and organisations, a particular example, Olympus Care Services who delivered over 100 selection boxes to our offices and we would like to thank everybody that has supported us. We would also like to thank the Herald & Post for running […]

Recycle your printer cartridges and mobile phones for KidsAid!

KidsAid are in partnership with Recycle 4 Charity who make a donation for every used inkjet printer cartridge, laser toner cartridge and mobile phone that they receive. We can accept cartridges from Hewlett Packard, Lexmark, Canon, Neopost, Samsung and Del.  Unfortunately, we cannot take Epson or Kodak cartridges. If you have any items you wish to dispose of, please drop these into KidsAid House.  KidsAid House is open from 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, Monday through to Friday. Thank you.