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 woman is running the Birmingham Half. Behind her there are blurred out people who are also running.
Running
12 May 2024

Birmingham Running Festival – Half Marathon

Take on the Birmingham Half Marathon with team Kids.

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.

A man is running the London Marathon. He is wearing a blue Kids vest and is raising both arms in the hair. He is smiling widely and is looking at someone off camera. In the background there are other people running.
Running
21 Apr 2024

TCS London Marathon 2024

Run the most famous marathon in the world with team Kids. Together, we’ll show children and young people they can achieve anything.

Can’t find your challenge event?

At Kids we have access to hundreds of challenges across the country and worldwide, through our partner Run for Charity. Click on the button below to see all Kids events on their website.

Our news

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.

A boy is inside a playground playhouse. He is sitting by the window, his back to the camera.
Early years
5 Oct 2023

Kian and Kylo’s story

Sarah and her boys attend Kids' Family Group in Birmingham. Read their story.

A child is photographed from behind, playing with sensory toys on a table.
Early years
5 Oct 2023

Isacc’s story

Isacc is four years old and attends our Family Group. His mum, Leanne, tells us about the improvements she's seen in Isacc's communications skills.

Two boys are playing with toys attached to a board on the wall.
Early years
4 Oct 2023

Franco and Luciano’s story

Read about Franco and Luciano, two boys who attended our Basingstoke Nursery.

A staff member is helping a child drink water from a water bottle.
Early years
4 Oct 2023

Izzy’s story

Izzy has Global Developmental Delay and attends our Birmingham Family Group. Read her story.

Jenson is sitting on a car seat and is holding a blue water bottle.
Early years
13 Aug 2023

Jenson’s story

Jenson is three years old and has just started attending our Kids Family Group. His parent, Rhian, shares their story.