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 […]
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Robert Hagan from the University of Ulster held two workshops with grandparent carers who shared their stories, including their achievements of bringing up their grandchildren.
Thank you to Cathal Shivers and Jane Scullion from Cooper Industries Ltd for their generous donation and supporting our Elk Charity Fundraiser.
We had an amazing time sharing our experiences and the journey of Kinship Care NI at the Unusual Suspects Festival at the Holywell Trust in Derry/Londonderry and the Ulster Museum in Belfast. A huge thank you to the Social Innovation Exchange and The Young Foundation and to everyone who came along and supported us.
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.