Support vulnerable children this winter

by kids-company in London, Greater London

Help Kids Company provide hot meals, warm clothing and security for vulnerable children this winter

by kids-company in London, Greater London

We did it
On 16th January 2015 we successfully raised £109,056 with 2397 supporters in 51 days

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Every year on Christmas Day our community party provides a wonderful escape and safe haven for thousands of our children and their families. But once Christmas is over they are sharply reminded that they must once again face the bleak struggle of survival in stark and hostile environments.

We have been so inspired by the warmth and generosity the public has shown to our first ever Crowdfunder appeal that we are extending it until 16th January to help us meet the wider and ongoing needs of our children this winter, with warm clothing, hot meals and food vouchers.

With poverty levels rising in the UK, many families struggle to provide basic necessities such as food and heating during winter, the harshest time of year. No child should have to worry about how they will endure the cold winter months without a warm coat, with shoes that are falling apart and without hot meals.

We need your help so we can provide them with these basic needs and improve their well-being so they are not simply surviving everyday but can build a better future for themselves.

Thank you.


 

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Every year on Christmas Day our community party provides a wonderful escape and safe haven for thousands of our children and their families. But once Christmas is over they are sharply reminded that they must once again face the bleak struggle of survival in stark and hostile environments.

We have been so inspired by the warmth and generosity the public has shown to our first ever Crowdfunder appeal that we are extending it until 16th January to help us meet the wider and ongoing needs of our children this winter, with warm clothing, hot meals and food vouchers. 

With poverty levels rising in the UK, many families struggle to provide basic necessities such as food and heating during winter, the harshest time of year.  No child should have to worry about how they will endure the cold winter months without a warm coat, with shoes that are falling apart and without hot meals.

We need your help so we can provide them with these basic needs and improve their well-being so they are not simply surviving everyday but can build a better future for themselves.

Thank you.

For more information about Kids Company please visit our website at www.kidsco.org.uk

Registered Charity No 1068298

 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

THE FEEL-GOOD FACTOR Forget The X Factor; the feel-good factor you'll get from knowing you've made Christmas come true for a child who would otherwise not experience it is bigger than the buzz of performing live at Wembley (well, sort of)...

£10 or more

£10 Reward

DIGITAL THANK YOU CARD We're big on love and gratitude at Kids Company. And we've got lots of both to send your way! Without you, we couldn't make Christmas for our vulnerable children and young people possible. We appreciate that, and so do they. Let us say thank you.

£10 or more

8 of 8 claimed

£10 Reward

£5 RECIPEASE VOUCHER Good nutrition is essential to any child's physical and mental development, and eating together creates a sense of family and belonging - that's why we deliver Christmas food parcels to 12,000 in the community and feed 4,000 on Christmas Day. Luckily, Jamie Oliver and his Recipease team also understand the importance of healthy eating, and you can learn to cook and eat as well as they do, by getting one of eight £5 vouchers towards a cooking lesson at Recipease in London's Notting Hill.

£20 or more

10 of 10 claimed

£20 Reward

TOP TEN SWEET TREATS FROM ROCOCO, LUXURY CHOCOLATIER With a passion for presentation, Chantal Coady has been running Rococo for over thirty years, offering the very best in the luxury chocolate from the Grococo farm Grenada, West Indies. Although we can't get you there, we can give ten of you the chance to spend £10 on your favourite sweet treats in-store.

£20 or more

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£20 Reward

KATHARINE HAMNETT "GENIUS" ORGANIC COTTON GIRL TEE Every child is a mini "GENIUS" in our eyes and if properly nurtured, they can all grow up to fulfil their potential. Katharine Hamnett helps us to shout this loud and clear by donating £3 to Kids Company from every hot pink 'GENIUS' t-shirt designed by her. If you get your hands on one of these two tees, the legendary designer will write to you personally.

£20 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£20 Reward

KATHARINE HAMNETT "PEACE" ORGANIC COTTON BOY TEE Peaceful, happy environments are the ones in which children flourish, so that's what we provide. Katharine Hamnett helps us to shout this loud and clear by donating £3 to Kids Company from every royal blue 'PEACE' t-shirt designed by her. If you get your hands on one of these two tees, the legendary designer will write to you personally.

£20 or more

£20 Reward

2015 CALENDAR SCREENSAVER Self-expression through art brings out the best in our children. Their creativity - in calendar format - will put a smile on your face every day for a year, we promise. It does the same for us.

£20 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£20 Reward

£10 RECIPEASE VOUCHER Good nutrition is essential in any child's physical and mental development, and eating together creates a sense of family - that's why we deliver Christmas food parcels to 12,000 in the community and feed 4,000 on Christmas Day. Luckily, Jamie Oliver and his Recipease team also understand the importance of healthy eating, and you can learn to cook and eat as well as they do,by getting one of five £10 vouchers towards a cooking lesson at Recipease in London's Notting Hill.

£35 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£35 Reward

KATHARINE HAMNETT "LOVE" ORGANIC COTTON MEN'S TEE You know how the song goes: "All we need is..." - yes, you've got it. And it's true. Every one of us needs love. Katharine Hamnett helps us to shout this loud and clear by donating £5 to Kids Company from every vintage-wash grey 'LOVE' t-shirt designed by her. If you get your hands on one of these three tees, the legendary designer will write to you personally.

£35 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£35 Reward

KATHARINE HAMNETT "LOVE" ORGANIC COTTON WOMEN'S TEE You know how the song goes: "All we need is..." - yes, you've got it. And it's true. Every one of its needs love. Katharine Hamnett helps us to shout this loud and clear by donating £5 to Kids Company from every grey 'LOVE' t-shirt designed by her. If you get your hands on one of these three tees, the legendary designer will write to you personally.

£35 or more

£35 Reward

A THANK YOU MESSAGE FROM CAMILA! You will receive a Thank You video message from Camila for your generous donation

£40 or more

10 of 10 claimed

£40 Reward

LOVE IS ALL IT TAKES Beautifully hand crafted, limited edition sterling silver bracelets bearing Kids Company’s motto of “love is all it takes" The perfect Christmas Gift for the loved ones in your life.

£50 or more

7 of 7 claimed

£50 Reward

JACK WHITEHALL SIGNED PHOTO He may not be able to make you laugh live in your living-room but if you're as much a fan of his face as you are of his fun, then we've got the next best thing: a signed portrait photograph, signed by TV's comedian-of-the-moment.

£50 or more

100 of 100 claimed

£50 Reward

FRAMED ARTWORK PRINT Colourful creations from our children cover the walls of every single Kids Company centre... and even our head office! Want your own piece of Kids Company artwork? We knew that would be a yes, so we'll help you with a framed print of love-themed kid's art.

£50 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£50 Reward

SIGNED PRESENTS, CD & MERCHANDISE FROM ANNIE MAC, RADIO 1 DJ Leading Radio 1 DJ, Ibiza veteran and Kids Company supporter, Annie Mac, has bundled up the best bits from her AMP range - branded tee, beanie and mug - to accompany a signed copy of this year's edition of her compilation CD series, Annie Mac Presents 2014.

£55 or more

4 of 4 claimed

£55 Reward

NORDMAN (NON-DROP) CHRISTMAS TREES Have you ever met a Christmas Elf? Well, here is your chance! You can get your hands on 1 of 4 beautiful nordmann fir (non-drop) Christmas trees from The Green Elves Christmas tree company based on the Wandsworth Bridge Road, Fulham. You will have to go along and collect the tree where an elf will help you choose from hundreds! (thegreenelves.co.uk)

£75 or more

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£75 Reward

ONE-YEAR GRAZIA MAGAZINE PRINT & DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION Here's a fact of the day for you: the 'Fashion as a Business' course at Urban Academy, our alternative education centre for young people, is one of our most popular programmes. If you are as inspired as our students by the pages of GRAZIA, this one (from January 2015) is for you...!

£100 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£100 Reward

YOUR TIME TO SHINE - CLUTCH BAG AND JEWELLERY In faux snakeskin, with silver-coloured hardware, a zip closure, satin lining and a detachable wrist strap, all you need to complete your accessories wardrobe is the right jewellery... good job Accessorize have pre-filled this clutch with a selection (ten pieces) of earrings, necklaces and rings. There are only three, so move fast and get red carpet-ready.

£100 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£100 Reward

JACK WHITEHALL SIGNED DVD and PHOTO Spread some Christmas cheer with this guaranteed laugh a minute signed copy of stand-up comedian Jack Whitehall's latest DVD, recorded at world-famous Wembley Arena, accompanied by a portrait photograph, also signed by TV's funny man.

£100 or more

145 of 180 claimed

£100 Reward

TEA WITH CAMILA (ONE OF x3 DATES IN LONDON DURING 2015) There is one formidable woman at the helm of Kids Company. Camila Batmanghelidjh, Chief Executive and Founder, continues to devote her life to our children and young people. What she could tell you about why we do what we do is like the best school lesson you never had... with tea and cake.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

INDIVIDUAL BRONZE CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Bronze Crowdfunder Champion will receive a personal thank you letter from Camila, a digital thank you card and a 2015 Calender Screensaver.

£100 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£100 Reward

'HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS' AUDIO CD SIGNED BY STEPHEN FRY Not only do the dramatic tones of Stephen Fry deliver the magic of J. K. Rowling's imagination, but now you can cherish a personal piece of Harry Potter legend, signed by the narrator himself too! Be one of the two lucky recipients who is rewarded with an audio book that has a story of its own.

£125 or more

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£125 Reward

HARVEY NICHOLS AND THE CAMBRIDGE SATCHEL COMPANY Oxblood. Classic and contemporary. Cool and collectable. What's not to love? Especially when it's in the form of a smooth leather satchel and given a unique edge with silver hardware and dark blue shoulder straps, as exclusively selected by Harvey Nichols from Cambridge Satchel Company.

£150 or more

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£150 Reward

ED SHEERAN TICKETS! We have a pair of tickets to see everybody’s favourite acoustic singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran! Now the most streamed artist in the world on Spotify for 2014 his success has been meteoric and his shows are always sell-out performances. Make the most of this opportunity to get a guaranteed ticket whilst supporting our kids at Christmas. The concert is 10th July 2015 at Wembley Stadium.

£150 or more

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£150 Reward

'SKYFALL' JAMES BOND FILM POSTER SIGNED BY NAOMIE HARRIS The name's Bond, James Bond... well, actually, in this case it's Naomie Harris, 'Skyfall' Bond Girl, Kids Company supporter and signature scribe of two posters from the newest release of one of the most famous film series in history. The posters are also signed by the Producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

£200 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£200 Reward

PLAN B SIGNED MERCHANDISE Long term supporter Ben Drew, aka Plan B, has signed and donated a whole lot of merchandise including an iLL Manors DVD, The Defamation of Strickland Banks CD album, Who Needs Action When You Got Words CD album and iLL Manors CD single.

£200 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£200 Reward

HARVEY NICHOLS AND STILA MAKE-UP SET Used by leading make-up artists worldwide, Stila has packaged up its best-selling, iconic products in a slick, black, custom-made vanity case (of which we have three from our friends at Harvey Nichols), featuring everything you'd ever need for a flawless face, including eyes, lips, cheeks and complexion.

£200 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£200 Reward

HARVEY NICHOLS AND MARC BY MARC JACOBS WALLET With the signature Marc by Marc Jacobs plaque, chunky gold wraparound zip and several internal compartments, including a zipped one for coins, and eight card slots, this fully-lined, grained leather Too Hot to Handle wallet from Harvey Nichols in classic tan with blue trim is 'forever'.

£200 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£200 Reward

2 TICKETS TO ANNIE MAC PRESENTS LIVE 2015! For music fans and party people looking for some fun nights to liven up your calendar in 2015, look no further! Leading Radio 1 DJ, Ibiza veteran and Kids Company supporter, Annie Mac, has two tickets for you and one lucky mate (choose wisely!) to all her AMP Live UK events over twelve months, starting from January.

£200 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£200 Reward

MENS ELEMIS GIFT SET INC. SPA TREATMENT As supporters of the Kids Company Child Poverty Busting team, which strives to get the basics in place to improve our children's wellbeing so that feel empowered to better their lives, Elemis is giving five of you the opportunity to be rewarded with a gift set, including luxurious products and a spa treatment voucher.

£200 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£200 Reward

WOMENS ELEMIS GIFT SET INC. SPA TREATMENT As supporters of the Kids Company Child Poverty Busting team, which strives to get the basics in place to improve our children's wellbeing so that they feel empowered to better their lives, Elemis is giving five of you the opportunity to be rewarded with a gift set, including luxurious products and a spa treatment voucher.

£200 or more

4 of 5 claimed

£200 Reward

SMYTHSON LEATHER IPAD CASE Be one of only fifteen donors to receive a leather iPad case from British luxury leather goods brand Smythson. Crafted in naturally grained goatskin, this timeless technology accessory keeps the digital world within effortless grasp.

£200 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£200 Reward

SENSATIONAL SCENTS FROM SISLEY Don't miss out on a unique chance to get your hands on some beautifully scented and exquisitely presented fragrance sets from Sisley. There are five luxurious gift sets available containing 100ml of eau de parfum and a moisturising perfumed body cream to make sure you smell divine from head to toe!

£250 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£250 Reward

SIGNED BRITISH COMEDY AWARDS POSTER The world is a brighter place with a little laughter and, as your pledge will bring such joy to our kids, we have the perfect reward to make you smile too; an exclusive poster from the British Comedy Awards, signed by a host of the nation’s favourite comedians! The poster is signed by Jo Brand, Matt Berry, Jack Whitehall, Steve Pemberton, Reese Shearsmith, Ian Hislop,Joe Wilkinson, Mathew Baynton, Katherine Ryan, Aisling Bea, Alex Brooker, Stewart Lee, Greg Davies, Diana Morgan, Bridget Christie, Harry Peacock, Roisin Conaty and Nick Helm.

£250 or more

£250 Reward

INDIVIDUAL SILVER CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Silver Crowdfunder Champion will receive a personal thank you letter from Camila, a video message from Camila, a digital thank you card and a 2015 Calender Screensaver.

£300 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£300 Reward

TWO FLEETWOOD MAC TICKETS! Legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac are touring the UK this summer and Kids Company has two tickets for their show at the O2 arena! There are ‘Rumours’ it’s going to be their best set yet! The tickets will be for a show in May or June, exact date tbc.

£350 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£350 Reward

TWO RED CARPET TICKETS TO THE LONDON FILM PREMIERE OF YOUR CHOICE Fancy an evening on the red carpet? Get your glad rags ready because we've got two pairs of tickets to a film premiere in London in 2015! Film choice and location will be confirmed to the pledger early in the year. Every effort will be made to arrange the London film premiere of your choice.

£450 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£450 Reward

BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR OF CHANNEL 4'S SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH SIMON RIMMER Popular TV-chef Simon Rimmer has kindly offered to take you and another on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Sunday Brunch set! You will have the unique opportunity of watching the programme being filmed live so you can see up-close the cooking demonstrations and interviews with celebrity guests! Recent celebrities on the show include Paloma Faith, Frank Skinner, McBusted and Ella Henderson. The date will be confirmed with the pledger in 2015 and may be subject to impromptu change due to filming schedules.

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£500 Reward

TWO TICKETS AND MEET AND GREET WITH SPANDAU BALLET! We are offering the unique opportunity for two lucky people to experience a meet and greet with iconic band Spandau Ballet with a pair of tickets to their show at the O2 Arena on 17th March 2014! The 80’s heart throbs are embarking on their second comeback tour where they will be performing exclusive new material. It’s going to be as good as GOLD!

£500 or more

20 of 20 claimed

£500 Reward

INDIVIDUAL GOLD CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Gold Crowdfunder Champion will receive a personal thank you letter from Camila, along with a video message, a digital thank you card and a 2015 Calender Screensaver and a special thank you gift created by our Arts Team with our amazing kids.

£750 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£750 Reward

AN UNFORGETTABLE GUIDE OF HUGH FEARNLEY WHITTINGSTALL'S RIVER COTTAGE HQ INCLUDING SUNDAY LUNCH AND GOODIE BAG A family day out for 2 adults and 2 children at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ. You will be welcomed by Head of Events Steve Lamb and join your fellow diners to enjoy a Sunday Lunch, held in the 17th Century Threshing barn. Here you will enjoy a 2 course lunch followed by coffee and petit fours. You will then have a private guided tour of the farm and gardens where you will get the chance to explore the famous River Cottage HQ in all its glory and meet all the animals. When the day comes to an end you will go away with a River Cottage Goodie Bag to make sure you never forget your experience. This will include a signed copy of Hugh’s latest tome “Light & Easy”, a bottle of Kingston Black Apple Brandy Aperitif, a River Cottage apron and selection of DVD’s covering every thing from foraging to butchery!

£1,500 or more

4 of 4 claimed

£1,500 Reward

INDIVIDUAL PLATINUM CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Platinum Crowdfunder Champion will receive a personal thank you letter from Camila, a digital thank you card and a 2015 Calender Screensaver, along with a video message and a special thank you gift created by our Arts Team with our amazing kids as well as a chance to visit one or more of our centres to see firsthand how their support is helping vulnerable children and young people in London, Bristol and Liverpool.

£2,500 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£2,500 Reward

CORPORATE BRONZE CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Corporate Bronze Crowdfunder Champion will receive a video thank you from Camila and priority access to Kids Company supporter Events.

£5,000 or more

2 of 5 claimed

£5,000 Reward

CORPORATE SILVER CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Corporate Silver Crowdfunder Champion will receive a video thank you from Camila and priority access to Kids Company supporter events as well the use of the Kids Company Crowdfunder Champion Logo to use on your website as well as relevant communications.

£10,000 or more

1 of 3 claimed

£10,000 Reward

CORPORATE GOLD CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Corporate Gold Crowdfunder Champion will receive a video thank you from Camila and priority access to Kids Company supporter events, the use of the Kids Company Crowdfunder Champion Logo to use on your website and relevant communications as well as a special plaque created by our Arts Team with our amazing kids.

£20,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£20,000 Reward

CORPORATE PLATINUM CROWDFUNDER CHAMPION Each Corporate Platinum Crowdfunder Champion will receive a video thank you from Camila and priority access to Kids Company supporter events, the use of the Kids Company Crowdfunder Champion Logo to use on your website for relevant communications, a special plaque created by our Arts Team with our amazing kids and the opportunity for the inspirational Camila, to come to your office (depending on area) and speak to your staff and colleagues about how your support has helped Kids Company continue our vital work.


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