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Welcome to our Charities page - bringing communities together.

Working with KM Group, the Kent and Medway Charity Team organises a range of activities to help the charitable sector with its fundraising and supports initiatives to promote health and wellbeing, particularly amongst primary school children.

Below you can find out about what is going on around the county to help others.

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Star treatment for most successful fundraiser at KM Big Bike Ride

Charity supporters signing up for the KM Big Bike Ride could be planning a European mini break later in the year.

Green super heroes storm the castle

Young green super heroes have triumphed in a walk to school challenge to help protect the planet - by removing 200,000 car journeys from the road!

Get out of your shell and into the Big Quiz

A fantastic night of fun is in store at the KM Big Charity Quiz so book your place now says Armadillo Self Storage which is backing the event.

Literacy scheme wins support of Terry Waite

Terry Waite has become the latest high profile figure to become an Honorary Patron of the KM Charity Team. The former special envoy of ....

Mister Maker delights pupils during school visit

Pupils at 200 primary schools competed in the Spring Challenge to win a visit by a celebrity storyteller. Schools involved with green travel ....

Celebrated author supports star literacy schemes

Beloved children’s author Nick Butterworth has joined the call to find the star literacy schemes getting pupils excited about books.

Charity abseil is sell-out success

More than 100 abseilers from across the county braved a death-defying drop to raise funds for charity.

Record breaking reading scheme for children

Pupils taking part in Buster’s Book Club have notched up more than two million minutes of home reading - more than double the target figure!

Lord Mayor attends special storytime session

The Lord Mayor provided a storytime surprise to one lucky school after they won a Buster’s Book Club challenge day.


Record turnout for charity quiz night

The KM Big Charity Quiz broke records for the number of tables involved in Friday night's heat of the mammoth wine and wisdom evening.

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KAB's talking news service

If you or someone you know has a sight impairment this service could be really useful for them.

KAB clubs around the county

There are plenty of clubs on offer around Kent for those with a sight impairment. We dropped in on one of them.

We are the champions!

Choir's sing-song of Queen's greatest hits raises a whopping £5,000 for the Pilgrims Hospices.

Seeing a way to helping those in need

A key team is on hand to help those dealing from sight issues - from the moment they are diagnosed.

KM Charity of the Year announced

Kent Association for the Blind has been named as KentOnline and KMTV's charity of the year.


Ashford's Big Quiz night was a record-breaker

A whopping 40 teams took part in the event at the Stour Centre that raised a massive £7,000 for charity.

Good enough to eat!

Maidstone is celebrating Macmillan's annual coffee morning with a host of sweet treats

Cadets take on Challenge 22

Squadrons are taking on a new press-up challenge to raise awareness for soldiers who take their own lives.

Veterans are on the ball in charity game

Four football teams battled it out on the playing field to raise more than £3,000 for charity.

A day of fun, laughter and making memories

More than 1,000 people ran through 4ft walls of foam to raise money for charity.

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