For parents and carers looking after vulnerable children or young adults with a disability, these are challenging times. Amidst ongoing developments around the outbreak of COVID-19, it is inevitable that many of us will be feeling worried and unsure of what the future holds.
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As many of you will be aware, we have sadly had to postpone all of our clubs, activities and trips indefinitely in response to government advice concerning the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Continue reading “COVID-19 – How Kangaroos is responding”
We were over the moon to hear that local schoolgirl, Izzy Tomlinson of Warden Park Secondary Academy, came up with the idea of running a cake sale at her home to raise money for Kangaroos. Continue reading “Local schoolgirl raises £210 for Kangaroos!”
Last year was an incredible year for Kangaroos as we celebrated the charity’s 25th Anniversary. To mark the occasion we have published a very special booklet to celebrate and record our achievements.
Continue reading “Memories of 25 Years”
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.
Continue reading “100km Endurance Hike for Kangaroos”