On Saturday 15th February we marked the end of our 25th Anniversary Year with a Family Day. The event ‘For the Love of Kangaroos’, held at The Kings Centre, in Burgess Hill, was a celebration of all we achieved in 2019. It was attended by 200 of our members and supporters.
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After months of training, on Sunday 1st Sep 2019 myself, Mark Jackson, Maxine Hayes and Sophia Glynne, ‘The Kangaroos Crusaders’, all successfully completed one of the biggest physical and mental challenges we have ever endured, walking 100kms (143,368 steps!) continuously with no sleep, in just over 24hrs from Eastbourne to Arundel. The equivalent of nearly 2 and half marathons in one go.
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The Harlands Group have offered fantastic support to Kangaroos since choosing us their charity of the year early in 2019. They’ve generously sponsored some of our events and held a number of their own fundraising activities, plus around 80 Harlands employees have signed up to payroll giving. Continue reading “Spotlight on Harlands”
New Year’s Day marked a very special day in the calendar for Kangaroos. At the annual Captain’s Drive event held at Haywards Heath Golf Club on New Year’s Day, our Fundraising Coordinator, Samantha Norgate, was absolutely delighted to be presented with a cheque for a phenomenal £29,600. Continue reading “Haywards Heath Golf Club tees Kangaroos off to an incredible start in 2020”
We are absolutely delighted to announce the huge success of our first ever independent Charity Ball at the beautiful Buxted Park Hotel in East Sussex. The spectacular event which raised £14,000, claimed top spot as our biggest fundraiser to date. Continue reading “Kangaroos Silver Charity Ball a Huge Success”
Our final Memory of a Lifetime trip was to the fantastic Center Parcs in Woburn for a 2-night stay. Our members had a fabulous time taking part in a range of activities from rock climbing, archery and boating to swimming, bowling and pottery painting. Continue reading “Center Parcs – Memory of a Lifetime Trip Nov 2019”