Eastenders star Scott Maslen joins Kent Kids Miles of Smiles as new patron
Autograph hunters with Scott Maslen, new
patron of Canterbury charity Kent Kids Miles of Smiles
Eastenders star Scott Maslen is a new patron of
Canterbury-based Kent Kids Miles of Smiles.
Scott, who plays Jack Branning, was introduced to staff and
supporters of the children's charity on Sunday, during a music
festival in the garden of the charity's Redwalls building in
Stodmarsh Road, Canterbury.
The day saw eight live acts, a cake stall, a barbecue, licensed
bar and other summer fun.
Scott said: "I stumbled upon Kent Kids during a fishing
competition and I was really touched.
"It's an amazing place and I can't believe it doesn't get any
funding so it's our job to make this place bigger and to help more
Hear what Scott had to
say about the charity and find out what happened during his
Kent Kids was founded in 1993 to care for sick and disabled
children, since then the charity has grown and now runs Footprints
a care home for children aged 3 to 17 years old and Redwalls.
Head of fund-raising Liz Baxter took Scott on a tour
of the facilities before introducing him to the 200-strong
She said: "I would like to thank everyone who supported us, the
eight bands who played and the 10 staff from HSBC who have given up
their time to help."
Log on to miles-of-smiles.org.uk for
more details or to see how you can help Kent Kids.
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