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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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K.I.D.S. Newsletter (Jan 2012)

Every year we send a report to our “fans” and donors of what we’ve been up to during the previous year and what are we planning for the year ahead. If you would like to read this year’s one, simply click here. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletters do so by clicking the [...]
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K.I.D.S. Shop

We are DELIGHTED to announce that we have finally been able to set up our little shop. Throughout the years we’ve been ordering merchandise for our friends and volunteers and as we received so much positive feedback on each and every one of the items, we thought why not use them to raise much needed funds? [...]
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Reunion walk – Kinnity, Aug 2011

After a break of two months, the KIDS walking group reunited for their second walk of 2011 / 2012 training program.  Our group met in Kinnitty and decided to complete the Kinnitty Forest Loop walk, which is part of the many walks around the Slieve Blooms.  There are walks to suit all ages and levels [...]
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