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Wedding outfit gets an airing for charity

KidsCan News
Fri 9 Aug 2013
For many workers, today will be casual Friday - but Wellington woman Carol Reed will instead flash back 15 years and dust off her wedding outfit. 
News from our Backyard

More FM rolls out the red carpet for More Day

KidsCan News
Thu 8 Aug 2013
Nationwide radio network MORE FM is rolling out the red carpet tomorrow for More Day to raise much needed funds for KidsCan. 

More FM joins forces with KidsCan for More Day

KidsCan News
Tue 30 Jul 2013
One of New Zealand’s biggest local radio networks joins forces for the second year with KidsCan next week to tackle child poverty head-on and raise much needed funds on More Day.  

Manukau Courier - Funding boost for KidsCan!

KidsCan News
Mon 15 Jul 2013
An 18-month wait for KidsCan assistance has finally ended for Otahuhu Intermediate School, which will now be able to give jackets and food to students in need.

Kiwi charities join forces for Red Socks Day

KidsCan News
Wed 19 Jun 2013
Keeping thousands of small feet warm this winter, with Sir Peter Blake’s lucky red socks, is the dream of two high-profile New Zealand charities that are joining forces for this year’s Red Socks Day.
 

KidsCan teams up with Meridian to support 62 more schools!

KidsCan News
Wed 12 Jun 2013
An additional 62 low-decile schools that have been waiting for assistance will join KidsCan programmes, thanks to support from renewable energy company Meridian.

Herald on Sunday Media Story: Brush up on good habits

KidsCan News
Tue 4 Jun 2013
Anthony Harrison and Latoya Uerata were all smiles this week at Kevin Rd Schools as the nationwide roll-out of free dental kits began. 

Dominion Post Article Media Story: No hunger in National for food scheme

KidsCan News
Sat 1 Jun 2013
Here is some food for thought. In research for the KidsCan Food for Kids pronoted that most schools used a " no judgements" policy to decide on need.  

Campbell Live: How food in school changed a life

KidsCan News
Thu 30 May 2013
Caron Fletcher grew up with an alcoholic mother and a father in prison. She looked forward to school because that was the one place people cared.

Government Boost for KidsCan Clothing and Health Programmes

KidsCan News
Tue 28 May 2013
The additional 1.5 million dollars of funding over 3 years being provided by the Government to support the KidsCan Charitable Trust’s clothing and health programmes in schools has been warmly welcomed by founder and CEO Julie Chapman