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2,604 Children need our help this winter

KidsCan News
Fri 3 Jun 2016
2,604 children are on the KidsCan waiting list in need of raincoats, shoes, food and basic health and hygiene products before winter sets in.

One School Orchard Coming Up

In the Media
Thu 2 Jun 2016
Paparore School principal John Windleborn was becoming a little edgy on Monday last week.

Socks and shoes for Sutton Park

In the Media
Tue 31 May 2016
A group of 171 schoolchildren have received brand new shoes and socks just in time for winter. Children at Mangere East’s Sutton Park School were each given a pair of shoes and two pairs of socks thanks to KidsCan Shoes for Kids programme.

Kids get shoes

In the Media
Fri 27 May 2016
Flight Centre Foundation has partnerred with KidsCan's 'Shoes for Kids' and 'Orchards in Schools' programmes.

Sponsorship boost for Victory pupils

In the Media
Thu 26 May 2016
A generous donation from a local business has helped Victory Primary School provide food for disadvantaged pupils.

Manawatu Lego lovers set up for Brick Show

In the Media
Mon 23 May 2016
A group of Lego lovers painstakingly set up intricate displays in Barber Hall on Friday in preparation for the first
Palmerston North Brick Show.

KidsCan National Mufti Day returns

In the Media
Wed 18 May 2016
Here's your chance to be a superhero for Kiwi kids this KidsCan National Mufti Day. Change your office dress code and join many other businesses in brightening our children’s future on Friday 2nd September 2016.

Rotorua School grateful for Nit Busters

In the Media
Wed 18 May 2016
  Te Kura O Te Whakarewarewa are happy to say their head lice problem isn't as bad as it used to be thanks to the KidsCan Nit Busters programme.

KidsCan founder Julie Chapman busts child poverty myths

In the Media
Sun 15 May 2016
KidsCan founder and chief executive Julie Chapman spoke at the Rotary District Conference in Invercargill on Sunday. Growing up, KidsCan founder and chief executive Julie Chapman had everything she needed.

Busking for KidsCan

In the Media
Mon 9 May 2016
​When: Sat 7 May, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Cnr Queen Street & Vulcan Lane, Auckland CBD, Auckland Restrictions: All Ages