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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 >>

KidsCan a Decade of Making a Difference

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:07 am | KidsCan

Welcomed into five hundred schools nationwide, the KidsCan Charitable Trust can look back on a decade of making a big difference in the lives of thousands of schoolchildren. More >>

KidsCan Christmas Crackers Supporting Disadvantaged Kids

Friday, 6 November 2015, 1:47 pm | KidsCan

With just over eight weeks until Christmas, the annual KidsCan Christmas Cracker Appeal has kicked off once again and is a great way to give back this festive season. More >>

KidsCan National Mufti Day Is Back!

Monday, 8 June 2015, 4:42 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan National Mufti Day is back, for the third year in a row, and plans to raise much needed funds for Kiwi kids living in poverty who are less fortunate than others. On Friday June 26, schools and businesses around the country will be wearing mufti ... More >>

Minis Maximise Fundraising Effort For KidsCan

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 4:12 pm | KidsCan

One of New Zealand’s most iconic movies has once again inspired a novel fundraising drive to help fight child poverty. More >>

Mini Enthusiasts Rev up for Charity Run

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:03 pm | KidsCan

One of New Zealand’s most iconic movies has once again inspired a novel fundraising drive to help fight child poverty. More >>

Number of Children Waiting for KidsCan Support Reaches 6,218

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 4:22 pm | KidsCan

As school starts again for the year the number of children waiting for support from the KidsCan Charity has reached 6,218. The charity which currently provides assistance to 448 low decile schools throughout New Zealand says these children are in urgent ... More >>

Going crackers can help KidsCan

Monday, 3 November 2014, 5:02 pm | KidsCan

With just over seven weeks until Christmas, the annual KidsCan Christmas Cracker appeal has kicked off once again. More >>

 

 

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