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KidsCan government funding to continue for 12 months

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:43 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan is delighted by the government’s acknowledgement of the crucial work the charity is doing in schools around New Zealand to help children in material hardship. More >>

KidsCan and Waikato-Tainui unite to help Kiwi kids

Friday, 11 May 2018, 12:26 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan and Waikato-Tainui today announced a landmark one-year partnership marking the first Iwi collaboration for the charity. Waikato-Tainui is contributing $100,000 towards helping KidsCan provide food and health items across 23 Waikato and south ... More >>

Pork Pie Charity Run for KidsCan sells out

Monday, 23 April 2018, 4:17 pm | KidsCan

We’re taking this car to Invercargill! 60 intrepid duos have snapped up places for a road trip like no other - the 2019 Pork Pie Charity Run. In homage to the classic 1981 movie “Goodbye Pork Pie”, teams will drive their beloved Minis more than ... More >>

KidsCan and Meridian team up for another three years

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:53 am | KidsCan

There is power in organisations coming together, as KidsCan and Meridian Energy’s long-standing partnership to help pull children out of hardship shows. More >>

Hundreds more students to receive KidsCan programme support

Sunday, 4 March 2018, 3:03 pm | KidsCan

Hundreds more students to receive KidsCan programme support this NZ Children’s Day KidsCan is marking New Zealand Children’s Day by announcing the addition of 10 schools to its family of KidsCan partner schools. This takes the number of schools ... More >>

Will poverty reduction targets measure up?

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:22 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan, the charity which provides food, clothing and basic health items in 700 schools nationwide, is urging caution that setting a target will not magically lift people out of poverty as the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill heads to ... More >>

2,652 children waiting for KidsCan help as school gates open

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 6:56 pm | KidsCan

2,652 children waiting for KidsCan help as school gates open As the calendar ticks over to the start of another school year, KidsCan has 2,652 students from 19 schools waiting to benefit from the charity’s food, clothing and health programmes. This ... More >>

Decline in child poverty numbers prompts plea from KidsCan

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 8:19 am | KidsCan

KidsCan hopes the slight decline in child poverty rates in this year’s Child Poverty Monitor won’t stop Kiwis from keeping the significant issue of children living in hardship at the top of their minds. The just released 2017 Child Poverty Monitor ... More >>

Christmas comes early for children visiting the Blues

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:29 pm | KidsCan

A group of 15 children from KidsCan partner school St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Grey Lynn are preparing to join some of their Blues heroes at an afternoon training session Wednesday. More >>

NZers urged to help create a better world for all Kiwi kids

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 12:38 pm | KidsCan

New Zealanders urged to help create a better world for all Kiwi kids. KidsCan hopes New Zealanders will use Universal Children’s Day to pause and put themselves in the small shoes of Kiwi kids living in hardship. “It’s crucial we do, because ... More >>

Buy a KidsCan cracker and give back this Christmas

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:35 pm | KidsCan

As the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving and KidsCan has the perfect solution for caring Kiwis wanting to share some goodwill this festive season thanks to its Christmas Cracker appeal. More >>

KidsCan pilot to give hundreds of Kiwi kids a hand up

Monday, 13 November 2017, 8:41 am | KidsCan

KidsCan has today announced a six-month pilot providing basic health, hygiene, household and clothing items into the homes of Kiwi kids living in severe hardship. More >>

School Children Win Thousands of Dollars for Their Schools

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:31 am | KidsCan

The Coffee Club New Zealand and KidsCan have launched three new Christmas coffee cup designs and two napkin designs, all created by school children who won a nationwide Christmas Cup Art Competition. The Coffee Club also introduced a “highly commended” ... More >>

School Children Win Thousands of Dollars for Their Schools

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:34 am | KidsCan

The Coffee Club New Zealand and KidsCan have launched three new Christmas coffee cup designs and two napkin designs, all created by school children who won a nationwide Christmas Cup Art Competition. The Coffee Club also introduced a “highly commended” ... More >>

New Zealanders help Kiwi kids living in hardship

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:17 am | KidsCan

A record 700 low-decile schools across New Zealand are now receiving KidsCan support thanks to the generosity of New Zealanders during the charities ‘Kids Can. Can you? Campaign. More >>

Over 5000 More NA Kids in Hardship Receive New Shoes & Socks

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:21 am | KidsCan

New support of the KidsCan ‘Shoes for Kids’ programme will enable the charity to give an additional 5,333 pairs of shoes and 10,666 pairs of socks to children living in hardship across New Zealand. More >>

Demand for Kidscan Food in-School Programme Doubles

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 3:21 pm | KidsCan

In 2005 when KidsCan started it was providing food and clothing items to 40 low decile schools, this year it’s helping 675 schools. More >>

Get crazy for Kiwi kids in hardship

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:55 am | KidsCan

The annual KidsCan Mufti Day fundraiser has had a makeover – introducing ‘Get a little crazy for KidsCan’ Day! On Friday August 11, schools and businesses up and down the country will be wearing wacky ties and shirts, donning bright wigs and ... More >>

100 More Schools Supported By KidsCan

Friday, 20 January 2017, 11:14 am | KidsCan

With a new school year about to begin 17 schools (1,490 children) from Northland to Nelson are waiting to benefit from its KidsCan’s programmes. Food, raincoats, shoes, and basic health and hygiene items are currently available to children in ... More >>

Thousands of Santas run for children’s charity

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 11:31 am | KidsCan

The Great KidsCan Santa Run is happening for the seventh year in a row and is set to be bigger than ever before! Last year’s event raised over $40,000 to help KidsCan continue its work supporting disadvantaged Kiwi kids and this year there are 19 events ... More >>

 

 

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