Mary has been raising her 3 grandchildren, Stephen age 13, Jamie Lee, age 12 and Cathlin, age 10 for the last 9 years.
Our 3 social enterprises (‘Kuddles’ our Kinship Care Bear, Kids n’ Kinship Shop and School of Confidence) were joint winners of the ‘One to Watch’ category at the 2016 Social Enterprise NI Awards held in the Stormont Hotel in Belfast. Staff and volunteers had a fantastic evening and we are now shortlisted for the 2016 […]
Congratulations to Nicole Browne who received Firmus Energy’s ‘Person To Be Proud Of’ Award. Nicole who is raising her younger siblings was delighted at receiving her award and winning a luxury overnight stay in a hotel of her choice. A huge THANK YOU to everyone to took to social media to vote for Nicole. We […]
Kinship carers, Geraldine, Lorna, Jacinta and Hazel were crowned ‘Carer of the Year’ at the 2016 Derry Journal People of the Year Awards. Carers were absolutely delighted at receiving their award and spoke courageously about their experiences bringing up their relative’s children. Thank you to the Derry Journal for a great evening and congratulations to […]
A huge congratulations to Danielle McGinley who received a ‘Child of Courage’ Award and 20 children who picked up a ‘Special Recognition’ Award at the Hero of Youth Awards in Belfast. Thank you to everyone involved in the Awards and to Erin and Ellen at the Derry Journal who created a short film highlighting the […]
Kinship Care NI were one of three organisations shortlisted at the 2016 Charity Governance Awards in London under the ‘Improving Impact’ (4-25 staff) category. Thank you to everyone for a great evening. We had an amazing time.