Staff Engagement




There are very few causes where disabled children are encouraged to aim higher and fulfil their potential, parents are involved at every stage of their child’s development and siblings, who are often young carers themselves, are also supported. Providing these services can only be done through our various centres and to maintain these we rely on our supporters to get involved. If you help in any of the ways below, we would love to hear from you:

Nominate KIDS
Does your company have a Charity of the Year or a charity partnership scheme? Could you nominate KIDS? This is a great opportunity for your whole company to work together to support the work KIDS does.


Volunteering
Volunteering can provide a great ways to boost morale, help teams bond and can aid personal development. We have a range of ways for staff to support us and our corporate volunteering activities are tailored depending on the number of people, their skill set, the time of year and the needs within KIDS. To find out more about our volunteering opportunities, download our volunteering pack here or email Michael - Michael.Koudounas@kids.org.uk


Fundraising
Taking part in fundraising is a great way to motivate staff and foster team spirit. Wether you would like to take part in one of our events, have your own place in a national event or would like to organise an event at your work place, we can help. Our experienced team will give advice and encouragement, and can help with all aspects of planning an event.

- KIDS events
Every year KIDS celebrates the amazing achievements of the children and families we support. We do this at our annual gala. In 2015, we will also be running the KIDS Space Hopper Challenge to break the Guinness World record for the most people on a space hopper in a race. Join us and help raise much needed funds for KIDS

- Challenge events
Whether you want to run, jump, climb, cycle or trek for KIDS, we have a range of challenge events to choose from. We have guaranteed spots in many of the biggest events such as the London Marathon, Brighton Marathon and the Royal Parks Half Marathon and our experienced events team can help you organise a company event or prepare for a spot in one of our organised events. Click here to see our events calendar.

 

Donation match
Many companies have programs through which they will "match" the charitable contributions made by their employees. Through corporate gift matching, you can make your fundraising efforts go further.


Workplace/payroll giving
Payroll Giving is a way for your employees to make regular and one-off payments to charity directly from their pay. Payments that your employees make through a Payroll Giving Scheme are deducted from their pay before tax is deducted. This means that employees are given tax relief on their donation immediately - and at their highest rate of tax. For example, if you want to give a regular gift of £10, only £8 will be deducted from your salary each month.

Giving through your pay also means that we are receiving a regular gift which allows us to plan our work most effectively, to ensure we help as many children and their families as possible.

It’s very easy. Simply complete the online form and this comes through to us. We will notify your payroll department that you would like to set up a regular donation to us in this way.


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