Ride 4 Kids 2018 – NEWS

Ride4KIDS is cycle challenge with a difference. Aimed at raising awareness for the KIDS Foundation's injury prevention and recovery programs, this ride is an adventure of a life-time. 
 
Funds raised from this event support the...

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14 November 2017

Noosa Tri 2017

What a fantastic event!
The Kids Foundation team was well represented at the 2017 Noosa tri, with a couple of returning participants and some new faces.
This is just a portion of the team, with a well known Ballarat gentleman making a...

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05 November 2017

Noosa Tri - Charity Golf Day

What a great day at the Tewantin - Noosa Golf Club.
As part of the Noosa tri Charity Golf day we had a fantastic time on the 7th hole raising awareness for the KIDS Foundation and meeting many people and the odd celebrity. 
Activities...

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02 November 2017

INJURY FREE DAY

 

Injury Free Day has taught Wendouree kids about bicycle safety
Students at Wendouree Children’s Services Kindergarten got a crash course in bike safety as part of Injury Free Day on October 18. 
KIDS Foundation education...

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18 October 2017

INJURY FREE DAY

Today we are celebrating Injury Free Day.  Schools and kinders across Australia have downloaded the Injury Free Day resources. Wendoure Children's Services Kindergarten started the day with a lesson on bike and helmet safety. Here is...

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18 October 2017

SeeMore Safety

SeeMore had a great morning with the kids at Corrigan Rex Preschool in Keysborough today.
Nice to have board member Charles Kovess there to see us in action!
Thanks to Lynda and the Corrigan Rex team for making us so welcome.

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11 October 2017

Thank You RACV -

Huge thank you to our generous partner RACV for hosting Spencer, Fletcher, Matt and their families at Saturday's AFL grand final at the MCG!
The boys had an awesome time cheering the Tigers to victory.

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30 September 2017

Funds boost for KIDS Foundation

Did you see this fantastic news?
The work of Ballarat’s KIDS Foundation has received some security for the future with a donation from the CommBank Foundation. CommBank Foundation’s employee giving program has pledged an amount...

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26 September 2017

INJURY FREE DAY

Injury Free Day is Wednesday October 18 this year. It is an annual event that aims to highlight safety and encourage school communities to be safe at school and at home - and to pass these lessons onto their families.
 
It promotes...

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19 September 2017

DOING IT 4 KIDS - NOOSA TRI 2017

KIDS Foundation invites you to support KIDS by entering in the prestigious

2017 Noosa Triathlon!
 
In joining with us for the Noosa Tri 2017, you will receive:
-Entry into the Noosa Triathlon 2017 for both individuals or teams
-A...

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19 September 2017

1ST ROAD WARRIORS CHARITY FESTIVAL 2017 - MULWALA YARRAWONGA

Motorbikes hit the road to kick of the inaugural 1st Road Warriors Charity Festival on 27, 28 and 29 October, 2017.

The event runs in support of the K.I.D.S. Foundation (Kids In Dangerous Situations), a dynamic charitable entity...

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19 September 2017

KIDS Awarded $30,00 to help Kids

After helping local youth and their families, charity K.I.D.S. Foundation is getting some help of its own. K.I.D.S. Foundation has been awarded $10,000 a year over three years by the Community Grants program to help it continue its work...

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16 September 2017

Dine In White

What a night! Thank you #Noosa...
The Noosa community really helped make the KIDS Foundation's inaugural Dine in White a tremendous success and we have been humbled by the generosity shown by so many people. The list of people to thank...

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11 September 2017

Annie Louey - Melbourne Fringe Festival

Looking for a laugh next week?
KIDS Foundation ambassador @alouey will be performing her ‘BUTT DONUT’ stand-up show at the Mechanics Institute in Brunswick as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival. A generous 10% of ticket sales comes...

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11 September 2017

RIDE4KIDS

We did it! More than 700km riding and an incredible amount raised by everyone involved. Thank you to everyone who supported our efforts. Come back to see the updates from the Ride as the images get processed. 

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01 September 2017

KIDS Foundation & RACV Community Foundation

Find out how the RACV Community Foundation is supporting Victorians through a new partnership with the KIDS Foundation.
The article can be found on pages 16-18 of the current issue of the Royalauto or follow the links below.
READ the...

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25 July 2017

SPECIAL FEATURE - Meet Susie O'Neill

Keep turning the pages of the Royal Auto this month to see our Founder and Director Susie O'Neill.
 
Page 20 if you have the hard copy, Page 11 online. 
Read the full article
RACV RoyalAuto
 
 
 

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25 July 2017

TRIVIA NIGHT

TRIVIA NIGHT
Sat 26 August, 2017
6.30pm for 7pm start

Put your thinking cap on and join us for a FUNdraising evening of trivia...
Meet this year's KIDS Foundation Ride 4 KIDS cyclists while you're there!
Where: Coffs Harbour Surf...

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03 July 2017

UPDATE

The KIDS Foundation's philosophy focuses on building strong respectful relationships and offering mutual benefit to our partners and sponsors. 
As such we have never considered working with hardcore direct sales companies such as...

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20 June 2017

SeeMore Safety Visits Sebastopol West Kindergarten

Sebastopol West Kindergarten students learn road skills from SeeMore Safety.
 
IT WAS high fives for road safety at Sebastopol West Kindergarten yesterday when SeeMore Safety dropped in to help students be safe near the road.
Risk...

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01 June 2017

Consolidated Property Services - Safety Awareness Photo Contest - Generous Donation

The KIDS Foundation Founder and Director Susie O'Neill was overwhelmed when presented with a $40,000 cheque from one of our major sponsors, Consolidated Property Services.

 

The company’s generous donation was inspired by...

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30 May 2017

SeeMore Safety Kindergarten Visits.

On May the 1st, our Education Manager Nicholas and SeeMore, travelled to Corrigan Rex Kindergarten in Keysborough to see the children.
SeeMore and Nicholas played the Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down game while reading about Safety in the Home....

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20 May 2017

AUTUMN NEWSLETTER

Keep up to date with what has been happening at The KIDS Foundation.
 
Click HERE to read the AUTUMN Newsletter  

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16 May 2017

Creating Safety Awareness at Rowan View Preschool.

SeeMore Safety and Michelle McCahon from KIDS foundation visited Rowan View Preschool to share activities and spread the "Think Safe, Play Safe" message to all the children.
Click here to read the full article
 
 

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08 May 2017

Creating Safety Awareness at City Learning and Care Corio.

Creating Safety Awareness at City Learning and Care Corio.  
Every day in Australia, 5000 children are injured and 100 are hospitalised as the result of accidents.  To address this statistic, KIDS Foundation is a unique charity...

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03 May 2017

2017 RIDE4KIDS

Active April has ended, now is the time to keep the momentum up and prepare yourself for the Ride4Kids 
What is it?  I hear you ask. 
Well it is a 6 day cycling trip of 700KM from the beautiful Coffs Habour to idyllic Noosa, QLD.

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02 May 2017

Camp Phoenix

Camp Phoenix is an annual injury recovery family camp that is run by the KIDS Foundation to support children, adolescents and adults who have experienced burns or other life-changing injuries. Phoenix encourages peer-to-peer and family...

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01 May 2017

Inspirational Hike

Inspirational 11-year-old Bailey from Ballarat has climbed Australia's Eleven Highest Peaks including Mt Kosciuszko and have even made it to SUNRISE. Well Done Bailey. 
Click Here to View the story online 
You can donate here 

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16 March 2017

Bailey- Mt Kosciuszko Challenge

Hello my name is Bailey Tuddenham,
I’m 10years old and I’m about to take on a big challenge, hiking Mt Kosciuszko for some special friends that have serious burns and injuries.
 
 A few years ago, through the KIDS Foundation I met...

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10 March 2017

Bailey

Find out more about Bailey. Read the Newspaper article from The Courier. 
http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/4506366/hike-worth-the-pain/
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04 March 2017

Volunteer Reflection

See what it is like to be a part of the KIDS foundation volunteer program. 

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26 February 2017

Burns victims Fletcher and Spencer Connelly inspire with can-do attitude

BROTHERS Fletcher and Spencer Connelly are two extraordinary boys trying to lead an ordinary life.
 
Spencer, 9, loves soccer — his favourite team is Barcelona and his favourite player is Lionel Messi — while Fletcher, 13, can’t...

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26 February 2017

CAMP TANGO

Camp Tango is on this weekend beginning Friday the 24th of February and runs through til the 26th of February.
We hope all campers, volunteers and staff have a fantastic time and we look forward to seing some pictures and hearing some...

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22 February 2017

Matt Thiele's story

Matt was trapped in a car fire at the age of three. He has been on a tough and emotional journey. When Matt came to the KIDS Foundation at 10 years of age, he was shy and thought he was the only person that had ever been burnt. But Matt...

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08 February 2017

Injury Free Day

Injury Free Day (IF Day) is an annual event that aims to highlight safety and encourage school communities to be safe at school and at home - and to pass these lessons onto their families.
It promotes the importance of injury prevention...

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06 February 2017

2017 RIDE4KIDS

 

2017 will see KIDS Foundation take to the road for the 700KM RIDE 4 KIDS.
Over 6 days we will cycle 700KM from the beautiful Coffs Habour and make our way to idyllic Noosa, QLD. Together we will come across some amazing scenery and...

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03 February 2017

Vivid Online Art Exhibition for KIDS.

Auction on NOW until 28th February 2017.
KIDS Foundation is excited to launch its first online auction through Bidding for Good.
Verve Portraits has been a committed partner with the KIDS Foundation for 7 years and each year Verve...

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01 February 2017

NEW STAFF

We welcome three new staff members to our team this year.
Carlee Grant  - Events Manager
Michelle McCahon - Injury Prevention
Nicholas Van Der Molen - Education
 

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01 February 2017

Baileys Walk 4 Kids

 

Bailey's Mt Kosciuszko hike for KIDS 2017
Young Bailey is setting his goals high and plans to hike Australia's Eleven Highest Peaks including Mt Kosciuszko to try and raise $11,000, $1,000 for each peak.Last year Bailey walked his...

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01 January 2017

KIDS Foundation is supporting thousands of parents, teachers, youth, and children. Join us...