Fundraising

Mark completes Tough Mudder!

Mark Curley has continued to support Kidsaid by completing the exhausting Tough Mudder obstacle course for the second time to raise funds for Kidsaid. Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit and is certainly not for the faint hearted! The Trustees, staff and therapists at Kidsaid would like to say a huge thank you to Mark for his commitment and endless energy shown in raising funds for local children. Thank you!

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 […]

Escape from the City – 25th May 2014

  Escape from The City – Sunday, 25th May 2014 Venue:  The Market Square, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1BE Odyssey Sports Events are running a number of sporting events throughout the year to raise funds for KidsAid with the first sporting event being held on Sunday, May 25th 2014. This cyclosportive is hosted in the beautiful market town of Stony Stratford, offering road cyclists of all abilities the opportunity to cycle in the beautiful countryside of Bucks, Beds and Northants […]

Rotary Club Charity Golf Day – 9th May 2014

The Rotary Club Northampton Becket are holding a Golf Day on 9th May with proceeds being split between KidsAid and Fishing for Forces charities.  Please see further details attached. Golf Day Flyer The Golf event will take place at the Northampton Golf Club (near Harlestone on the A428 ) and the main competition will be an 18 hole Team Stableford, with the best 2 scores to count on each hole. Play begins at 11.am from 1st & 10th tees. Teams of 4 Players: £45 […]

The Gi Group Big Easter Egg Appeal 2014

The Gi group are once again supporting KidsAid by collecting Easter Eggs from their staff, candidates and customers this Eastertime to donate to children receiving therapy at KidsAid. Companies have been very generous, these companies include, Hellidon Lakes Golf and Spa Hotel, Avery Healthcare, Harting Ltd, Handelsbanken, Redwood and Highgate House and of course the Gi Group. Every Easter Gi Group do something for those less fortunate than themselves and this year have chosen to support Kidsaid.  We are extremely grateful to […]

KidsAid to visit Harpole Craft Fair on 23rd March

KidsAid will be visiting the Harpole Craft Fair on 23rd March and will be selling Easter gifts and craft packs for children to make at home. There will be a selection of different craft stalls available and we hope that you will be able to join us.