Fundraising events

Take on a challenge for Kids and help create a world where all kinds of children and young people have all kinds of opportunities.

Run a half marathon or a marathon, skydive, get muddy, bike ride, or take on a sponsored walk!

The money you raise will help us run life-changing services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Our challenge events

A person is bungee jumping.
Adrenaline
Any time

Bungee jump

Bungee jump for Kids and help create a world where all kinds of children and young people have all kinds of opportunities.

A group of people are running a half marathon.
Running
9 Mar 2024

Battersea Park Half

Take on the Battersea Park Half in one of London's most picturesque parks.

A group of runners it taking on the Leeds Marathon.
Running
12 May 2024

Leeds Marathon

Run the Leeds Marathon with team Kids.

Runners are in the middle of the Manchester Marathon.
Running
14 Apr 2024

Manchester Marathon

Run the second largest marathon in the UK with team Kids. Together, we’ll create brighter futures with disabled children.

Two people are doing a tandem skydive. They are free falling. Behind them the sky is bright blue.
Adrenaline
Any time

Skydive UK

Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush while raising money for children and young people at Kids.

Two runners are taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon. They are wearing blue vests with the old Kids logo on them, and are waving at the camera.
Running
7 Apr 2024

London Landmarks Half Marathon

Run past London’s iconic landmarks with team Kids.

Can’t find your challenge event?

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Our news

A family of four photographed together. There is a white background behind them
Early years
12 Apr 2024

Sharon’s story

Sharon explains how Kids' early intervention helped her children with SEND thrive. 

Fundraising stories
9 Apr 2024

Georgina’s story: running the London Marathon 2024

Georgina is running the London Marathon to raise money for children with SEND. Read her story.

Allie is taking a selfie. She is wearing a black jackets with pins on it.
Real-life stories
18 Mar 2024

Allie’s story

Allie attended our workshops to build confidence and meet other parents of neurodivergent children in the naval community.

Donna and her son are taking a selfie on the couch
Real-life stories
18 Mar 2024

Donna’s story

This Neurodiversity Celebration Week, Donna shares her experiences learning about herself and making friends through our Nurturing Anchors workshops.

Shane is wearing a Kids vest and also headphones
Fundraising stories
29 Feb 2024

Training for the London Marathon: Shane’s story

Shane is taking on the London Marathon with team Kids. Read on to find out why he chose to support Kids, and how his training is going.

A group photo of young carers
Real-life stories
11 Jan 2024

Lyndsey’s story

Read about Lyndsey, aged 13, who became a young carer when her dad suffered a stroke.

Young carers outdoors
Real-life stories
11 Jan 2024

Mary’s story

Read about Mary, a 16-year-old young carer who looks after her mum and brother.

A child walking while holding a lunch bag.
Real-life stories
23 Nov 2023

Chloe’s story

Read about Chloe's journey at our Basingstoke Nursery.

Asher and her parents are photographed together. They are at an event.
Real-life stories
9 Oct 2023

Asher’s story

Asher is 18 years old, has autism and a Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) profile. Read her story.

Joseph and Rachel are photographed together. Rachel is standing behind Joseph, both hands on his shoulders. They are smiling.
Real-life stories
9 Oct 2023

Joseph and Rachel’s story

Joseph has attended our Hayward Playground for over ten years. His mum, Rachel, shares their story.

Hamza is crouched on the floor, playing with trucks in a sand tray.
Early years
9 Oct 2023

Hamza’s story

Hamza is three years old and attends the Kids Family Group in Birmingham. Read his story.

Three children are sitting around a kids table with a staff member. They are pretending to have lunch with toys.
Early years
9 Oct 2023

Zack, Zayn and Zander’s story

Hear from Emma, whose three boys have gone to our Kids Family Centre Nursery in Birmingham. 

A child is photographed from behind, hugging a staff member who is kneeling on the floor.
Early years
9 Oct 2023

Zach’s story

Zach is four years old and has ASD, GDD, sensory issues and learning difficulties. Read his story.

A girl is photographed from the side. She is putting a fake baby into a baby bathtub.
Early years
5 Oct 2023

Freya’s story

Freya has suspected ASD and sensory difficulties. Her parents Natalie and Ayrton reached out to Kids for support.

A child is playing with sensory toys at Basingstoke Nursery.
Early years
5 Oct 2023

Oliver’s story

Oliver is three years old and shows signs of autism. His dad, Josh, talks about how Oliver has grown since attending our Family Group in Birmingham.

Children are sitting on the floor. Lights are projected on the ground for them to look at.
Early years
5 Oct 2023

Logan’s story

Logan is three years old and attended the Kids Family Group from January-March 2023. His mum Lisa writes about his development during that time.