News

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.

Record deliver: KidsCan distributes over 1 million food items to 583 schools

KidsCan News
Fri 27 Oct 2017
The kids at Mangere East Primary school laugh and grin as they rip into the freshly delivered boxes of muesli bars and baked beans. They're just one of the 583 schools to be part of KidsCan's largest ever food delivery.

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.