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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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Knockout way to support charity

Sign up now for family friendly wacky races, inflatables and foam filled fun at the Cornwallis It’s A Knockout Challenge on Sunday, 4th June.

Champion your school’s top literacy schemes and projects

A children’s literacy charity has made a final appeal for nominations for the Kent Literacy Awards with just days left before the deadline.

Deadline extended for book review contest

Youngsters still have the chance to win top prizes for writing a brilliant book review.

Walk to school scheme steps up activity

A leading environmental initiative used by 140 schools to tackle child obesity and traffic jams has had a major makeover.

Students take on world’s super bugs

A group of students will showcase their project to tackle super bugs at the exciting dragons’ den style event the KM Bright Spark Awards 2017.

Bumper Big Bike Ride

Event organisers were bowled over by the biggest ever turnout for the KM Big Bike Ride on Sunday (April 23) which raised a bumper £15,000 for charity.

KM Bright Spark Awards open for entry

Youngsters with a flair for science have the chance to win £500 at the dragons’ den style event the KM Bright Spark Awards.

Time’s running out to nominate in Kent Literacy Awards

Kent business McCabe Ford Williams is counting on families and schools to help develop child literacy across the county while there’s still time.

Moomins snatch victory in tense tiebreak

A nail-biting climax to the KM Big Quiz saw just one point separating the top four teams with the Moomins coming out on top in the end.

Enter now for the Perfect Packed Lunch Awards

Budding young artists have a golden opportunity for their artwork to be displayed at a prestigious Kent art gallery – but they must act fast.

Charity news

Food banks in crisis as benefit cuts bite

Emergency food suppliers are facing huge strains - with a change in the law leaving some families in Kent up to £1,500 a year worse off.


Rare first edition clocks up £2,000 for charity

A book found in a charity shop recycling bin has fetched £2,000 at auction.

First year success for charity art store

A charity shop with a difference is celebrating a successful first year in Gravesend High Street.

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

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