News

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Kids turning up to school without food as start of first term brings financial strain

In the Media
Tue 30 Jan 2018
Some students have arrived back at school for the start of the year without food, and charities are struggling to keep up with an increasing number of parents and schools needing help.

For A Brighter Future

KidsCan News
Tue 12 Dec 2017
A New Zealand charity is helping Kiwi kids living in hardship find happiness.

Christmas comes early for children visiting the Blues

KidsCan News
Wed 6 Dec 2017
A group of 15 children from KidsCan partner school St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Grey Lynn have had a fun-filled day out joining some of their Blues heroes at specially arranged afternoon training session.

New Zealanders urged to help create a better world for all Kiwi kids

KidsCan News
Mon 20 Nov 2017
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. 

Distributing one million food items this term a tremendous task

KidsCan News
Wed 15 Nov 2017
“It’s a good day for it, surprise, surprise, it’s not raining for a change!”

Children sleeping on floors, sharing toothbrushes, towels

KidsCan News
Mon 13 Nov 2017
Children's Charity KidsCan has partnered with the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, for a six month pilot to target children living in severe hardship in Hamilton.