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K.I.D.S. Charity Race Night

K.I.D.S. Charity Race Night was a successful on Peggy Peggy Kelly’s pub on 4th April. We raised €1,500! It was a nigh of good fun and we were overwhelming with the generosity. The event was organized by Anthony Byrne, Deidre Cosgrove and Tom Cosgrove. The lads are fundraising for our project K.I.D.S. Family Grants. They will [...]
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National College of Ireland 4th Pin Day Street Collection – Students Supporting Students

Do you know that students from the National College of Ireland have fundraised for four years in the K.I.D.S. ‘Students Supporting Student’s Project to raise the grant aid for a college student in Argentina? Her name is Lorena Nunez and she is studying social work and also undertaking volunteer work for the Toba community K.I.D.S. [...]
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RBS Six Nations Street Collection around Aviva Stadium – Thank You

We at K.I.D.S. were trilled to get permit from the Garda Síochána for Collection Street around Aviva Stadium on the 2nd February and 8th March RBS 6 Nations Rugby games. The total value raised from the two days collecting at the stadium was €1,000! A bit thank you to all amazing volunteers for their time and everybody attending [...]
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TESCO Ballyfermot Customers we Thank you ‘Every cent counts’

TESCO Ballyfermot Customers we Thank you ‘Every cent counts’ We at K.I.D.S welcome and appreciate ‘every little help’ we can get.  THANK YOU Tesco and the Ballyfermont community for your support.  We also would like to thank all our amazing volunteers who helped with the fundraising during the day. We raised €1,115 on 17th February 2014 on our bag [...]
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Our youngest supporters

Meet James (6) and Daniel (4) – our youngest supporters. They take great pride in collecting every single 1, 2 and 5 cent coins (or “bonze money” as they call it). Where ever they find them, they put them away for “The K.I.D.S.”. Today, they gave us their second batch of collections with over €20. Allow [...]
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Tremendous success for our 3rd Pin Day in the NCI

As for the past three years, we are terribly grateful to the amazing students of the National College of Ireland who have taken on board the task of sponsoring our university grant for Lorena Nunez.  This year, they also added KIDS on to their fashion show charity event and between the two, they managed to [...]
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Flora Women’s mini marathon – We want you on board!

2013 will be our 5th year participating in this event. 2012 was our best year where we had an amazing group of ladies running / jogging / walking it for us and managed to surpass every other year’s funds raised.  We are looking for lovely ladies to beat this record once [...]
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Fantastic news for our friends on the Adventure Sports Project!

A good friend of K.I.D.S. – The Adventure Sports Project in Rutland Street in Dublin 1 today got an early present for 2013.  Kindly sponsored by C&C the Musical Youth Foundation will establish musical education to the kids who use the ASP services. The Adventure Sports Project (ASP) is located on  Rutland Street, [...]
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Letter from children of 7th grade to KIDS supporters

We received this lovely letter from the children of the 7th grade of the San Juan Diego School.  We thought we’d share it with you. Below is the translation: “Hi! We are the children of 7th grade of the San Juan Diego school. It is located in the Toba neighborhood of Rosario city, in the Santa [...]
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Lindy Hop at the Top

Please read below the most amazing recount of one of our events of this year. Thank you Keith for all the support you have given us throughout this year. It has been one of our highlights of the year! —– Lindy hop at the top 2012 has been an amazing year. It will long be remembered by [...]
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