A massive thank you to all the staff at Openwave Mobility who completed a 65KM Charity Cycle and raised £3,836.29 towards our work with children and young people in kinship care. Special thanks to Julie Ferry for organising the event and completing the cycle. We are delighted everyone had a great time and made it […]
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 […]
Volunteers from our Kids n’Kinship Shop celebrated #socialsaturday2016 with a popup shop at Northside Shopping Centre. Thank you to members of the public for coming along and supporting us and to Des Farrell and Stephen O’Carroll for all their help.
Staff from Find Insurance NI held a Purple Day Bake Sale to raise money and awareness of kinship care. Thank you to everyone who took part and for raising the profile of our work with kinship carers and their children.
Kinship Care NI held Northern Ireland’s first ever ‘Family Fest’ to celebrate the importance of family. ‘Family Fest’ started with a ‘Break Fest’ at St. Columbs Park House in Derry/Londonderry where local organisations exhibited their work, handed out information and met with families. Organisations includde Reading Rooms, Parenting NI, NewPin, Family Support Hubs, Counselling Services as well as free health checks and […]
Kinship carers and their children were treated to a day of fun, laughter and lots and lots of activities at Queens University in Belfast. Children had an amazing day and fell asleep on the way home. Thank you to Dr. Clare Ryan and all the staff at Queens University for organising a fantastic day and […]