News

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 Meridian CEO Neal Barclay, former KidsCan recipient Hadassah Tagaoi and KidsCan CEO Julie Chapman

KidsCan and Meridian team up for 3 more years to help change kids' lives

KidsCan News
Thu 19 Apr 2018
There is power in organisations coming together, as KidsCan and Meridian Energy’s long-standing partnership to help pull children out of hardship shows. 

Families cutting food budgets and kids missing meals because of back-to-school costs

In the Media
Tue 27 Feb 2018
Families across the country are being forced to cut food budgets and kids are missing meals because of costs associated with sending children back to school.

Trademonster to partner with KidsCan

KidsCan News
Mon 26 Feb 2018
Leading eCommerce business Trademonster is partnering with the KidsCan Charitable Trust under a new agreement that will enable New Zealand children in need to benefit directly from this country’s fast-growing consumer products trade with China.

KidsCan charity helps schools bolster results

KidsCan News
Wed 21 Feb 2018
More than 2600 children from 19 schools sit on KidsCan's waiting list. The highest number in three years.

Back to School Lunches with KidsCan

In the Media
Tue 13 Feb 2018
For some children, their biggest worry about lunch is whether they get a cheese and tomato versus a ham sandwich or if they have a yoghurt pot when they really want a packet of chips. The charity KidsCan is out to help all the children who go to school with no lunch at all.

Food, clothing keep kids in school

In the Media
Mon 12 Feb 2018
The tales of deprivation from school grounds continue to climb as families struggle to make ends meet, writes KidsCan founder and CEO Julie Chapman. 

Lakeview’s decade with KidsCan

In the Media
Fri 2 Feb 2018

KidsCan says number of poverty-stricken school kids needing 'urgent' help is growing

In the Media
Wed 31 Jan 2018
Charity KidsCan has seen a "worrying increase" in school children urgently waiting on food, clothing and health support.