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Kids Matter to Row in the Great River Race for a Second Year!

Kids Matter is excited to announce that we will be participating in the Great River Race for the second year running, and we have a full team of enthusiastic rowers ready to raise funds to support our vision to see every child in need raised in a strong family.

Finding harmony in diversity: how C-me Colour Profiling enhances teamwork

Kids Matter is a remote-first organisation, with most collaborations and decisions taking place across a screen. Whilst remote working has allowed us flexibility in hiring and operations, it does come with its challenges and C-me Colour Profiling is one of the tools we use to help us work more efficiently and empathetically with one another. 

The impact of the Warm Welcome Campaign: Building a stronger community together

The Warm Welcome Campaign is fostering local connections and providing essential support across the UK, partnering with organisations like Kids Matter to create inclusive community spaces.

Blue Sky Fostering raises money for Kids Matter

Last weekend, a gutsy team of staff, foster carers and young people from Blue Sky Fostering took part in the Jurassic Coast Ultra Challenge to raise money for Kids Matter.

Katie is cycling 100 miles for Kids Matter…again!

Katie talks us through the highs and lows of long-distance cycling, and shares what motivates her to keep going when it’s tough!

Children Heard & Seen and Kids Matter come alongside families impacted by parental imprisonment

To make a real and lasting difference in the lives of children with a parent in prison, it’s essential that we work together. When we pool our knowledge and resources the impact can be so much greater.  

Kids Matter online

We’ve seen Whatsapp groups thrive during online programmes as parents rally around one another as they have bad days or exciting behaviour breakthroughs with their kids.

Why early intervention matters

More than 600 mentally ill children a week are deteriorating to such a state that they have reached crisis point. Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) are struggling to meet the need, with many children stuck on a waiting list for around five months. Could Kids Matter have a role to play in early intervention support for children and families?

New research shows importance of franchising for Christian organisations responding to poverty in the UK

Social franchising has provided the opportunity for organisations to gather local data on the causes and existence of poverty in the UK and to use this data for national campaigning, including to influence national UK government policymaking.

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