This week is Carers Week in the UK and we as a charity want to support the campaign to help make caring visible.
Every family that relies on our services has one or more members of the family who have unpaid caring roles. In doing research for this blog, I was shocked to learn that there are around 6.5 million carers in the UK – that’s 1 in 8 adults who are carers. Continue reading “Kangaroos supports Carers Week to make caring visible”
Many companies get behind staff who take on personal challenges – it’s great to see employees pushing themselves. There are also surprisingly positive results for businesses when individuals set themselves personal goals and achieve them.
When employees take on a personal challenge to raise money for charity, employers can get fully behind them by match funding. It spreads more than a sprinkle of goodwill. As well as having tangible benefits for businesses, it’s obviously great news for charities too.
Continue reading “How match funding benefits employees, businesses and charities too!”
When we shut the office door at the start of the first lockdown in March last year, no one envisaged that a year on, the Kangaroos office team would still be mostly working from home. The office remains eerily quiet for much of the time. Continue reading “Kangaroos turns boardroom into sensory play space”
We are celebrating and wanted to share our fantastic news! Kangaroos has been awarded £249,919 over 3 years in National Lottery funding to support young people living with learning disabilities. Continue reading “Kangaroos celebrates Lottery funding”
Forging and maintaining strong business relationships is a vital part of charity growth. A key element of building connections in the wider community is through active consistent networking and over the past 2 years our fundraising coordinator, Samantha Norgate, has been doing just that.
Continue reading “A World of Thanks to BNI Heart of Sussex and its support for Kangaroos”
As we dust off and squirrel away the last of the Christmas decorations and get used to our bare interiors again, we’d like to share one lasting lovely memory from our Kangaroos Christmas. Continue reading “Kangaroos’ surprise activity packs raises holiday spirit”