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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 >>

Santa’s Run for a Good Cause

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:15 pm | KidsCan

On Wednesday, 3 December 2014 thousands of people dressed in Santa suits will take to the streets in Whangarei, Auckland North (Albany), Auckland West (Waitakere), Auckland Central (Viaduct), Auckland South (Manukau), Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, ... More >>

KidsCan Cartoon Heroes Fun Run

Sunday, 3 August 2014, 3:33 pm | KidsCan

The Cartoon Heroes are coming to Dunedin on Sunday 24th of August! Dress up as your favorite cartoon character and get amongst this KidsCan fundraiser. This is a 5 km walk/run around the Ross Creek Reservoir. Early bird tickets only $12. Ticket Sales ... More >>

Prime Minister to Present the 100,000th KidsCan Raincoat

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:32 am | KidsCan

To mark the milestone of 100,000 raincoats provided to lower decile schools around New Zealand the KidsCan Charitable Trust has invited the Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key, Minister of Social Development the Hon Paula Bennett and National List ... More >>

Free Dental Treatments Given to Needy Kiwi Families

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 2:30 pm | KidsCan

Over $170,000 of Free Dental Treatments Given to Needy Kiwi Families on Kidscan Lumino Day 2014 More >>

Kidscan Nitbusters Determined to Beat Head Lice Scourge

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 12:44 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan is calling in the NitBusters to help schools and parents beat the scourge of head lice harming our children. Head lice infestations recur intermittently in all schools throughout New Zealand. But in many lower decile schools supported by ... More >>

KidsCan Programmes working but more support needed

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 1:47 pm | KidsCan

Low decile schools in the KidsCan Charitable Trust scheme are praising the positive impact the organisation's food, shoes, clothing and health initiatives are having on the learning ability of children experiencing food insecurity, deprivation and ... More >>

The Block NZ teams up with KidsCan

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 10:10 am | KidsCan

The Block NZ has been one of this winter’s top-rating television programmes, generating strong public interest and support for the four competing teams. This weekend, the homes are being opened up for public viewing on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October ... More >>

Lumino the Dentists Teams Up with Kidscan to Make Kids Smile

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 3:27 pm | KidsCan

A simple “Get Brushing” message is behind a new partnership between KidsCan and New Zealand’s leading dental provider, Lumino The Dentists, which hopes to improve dental health in Kiwi children. More >>



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