News

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Quarter of kids in low decile schools need food support

In the Media
Mon 16 Oct 2017
School food charity KidsCan says demand for emergency food supplies in low decile schools has doubled over the past 6 years.

KidsCan Staff Profile

KidsCan News
Tue 3 Oct 2017
Marise Hurley
Communications Manager

Meridian Energy gifts 2,000 beanies

Newsletter
Tue 3 Oct 2017
With some extremely cold and frosty starts during the winter months, it is so important that kids are warm, healthy and able to get to school in a position to learn.

Schools' Update

Newsletter
Tue 3 Oct 2017
This winter, we had a record number of our partner schools ordering raincoats and shoes for their students. It's great to know that they will be kept warm and dry.

More and more Kiwis proud to be part of the solution

KidsCan News
Tue 3 Oct 2017
Opinion Piece
Julie Chapman, KidsCan CEO and Founder

CEO's Report

Newsletter
Tue 3 Oct 2017
On the 5th of August this year KidsCan turned 12 years old. The time has gone so fast, it seems like it was only yesterday we sent out the first raincoats and pairs of shoes and socks from my garage in Greenhithe.

Demand for KidsCan food in-school programme doubles in the past five years

KidsCan News
Fri 29 Sep 2017
In 2005 when KidsCan started it was providing food and clothing items to 40 low decile schools, this year it’s helping 675 schools.

MUST WATCH: The Cafe - CEO of KidsCan Julie Chapman joins us

In the Media
Tue 15 Aug 2017
"To carry on our inspirational stories this morning we were joined by co-founder and CEO of KidsCan Julie Chapman, who has since launching the charitable trust in 2005 has provided more than 277,000 raincoats, 128,000 pairs of shoes, 19 million food items to New Zealand Children in 675 low-decile schools."

KidsCan Autumn Newsletter 2017

Newsletter
Sun 28 May 2017
Highlights include: A word from the CEO, Child Poverty Action Group Opinion Piece, Pork Pie Charity Run 2017, Schools' Update

KidsCan Summer Newsletter 2017

Newsletter
Thu 2 Mar 2017
Highlights include: A word from the CEO, Children's Commissioner Opinion Piece, Pork Pie Charity Run 2017, Schools' Update