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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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Green School Awards 2020

Green School Awards 2020

Eco-friendly schools in Kent and Medway were celebrating big wins at the Green School Awards on Thursday (February 13).

Brewer back behind Big Quiz bar

Brewer back behind Big Quiz bar

Kent brewer Shepherd Neame will again be ensuring plenty of quality refreshments are available for contestants at next month’s KM Big Charity Quiz.

Community leaders seek classroom superstars

Community leaders seek classroom superstars

Business, leisure and educational organisations have united to urge people to help them find and celebrate the unsung heroes of Kent’s classrooms.

Classic toys and ferry freebies among Big Quiz prizes

Classic toys and ferry freebies among Big Quiz prizes

There are some fantastic raffle prizes on offer at this year’s Medway heat of the KM Big Charity Quiz.

Tigers get their claws into book club

Tigers get their claws into book club

Children at an Ashford primary were celebrating after tasting rapid success with reading-rewards scheme Buster’s Book Club.

Teaching awards not just for classroom veterans

Teaching awards not just for classroom veterans

You don’t have to be a classroom veteran with years of educational experience to have a chance of winning a Kent Teacher of the Year award

Help spread the love for child-welfare staff

Help spread the love for child-welfare staff

A 2020 Kent Teacher of the Year Awards judge is seeking nominations for school and college pastoral support staff.

Earth-moving fun for writing comp winner

Earth-moving fun for writing comp winner

There is an earth-moving prize on offer for the KM Charity Team’s latest Be the Boss writing competition.

Awards recognition for FE staff

Awards recognition for FE staff

Further education is set to receive extra recognition at this year’s Kent Teacher of the Year Awards.

Gutsy Anya crowned Young Cooks champ

Gutsy Anya crowned Young Cooks champ

Children from across the south-east gathered on Wednesday (January 15) for the Masterchef-style final of kids kitchen contest Young Cooks.

Mike Ward takes up CEO mantle at KM Charity Team

Mike Ward takes up CEO mantle at KM Charity Team

KM Charity Team, the charity helping children to develop their knowledge and motivation to reach their full potential, has appointed Mike Ward as CEO

Quiz boost for baby-loss charity

Quiz boost for baby-loss charity

Help raise money for a charity supporting families affected by stillbirth and cot death by booking a table for Medway’s 2020 KM Big Charity Quiz.

Awards boost for trainee life-changers

Awards boost for trainee life-changers

The work of trainee educators will gain deserved recognition at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards.

Book club mascot goes walkabout

Book club mascot goes walkabout

Buster Bug has been out and about touring schools in Dover, telling pupils about the fantastic prizes they could enjoy just by reading at home.

Charity news

Team-mates and school chums remember Joe

Team-mates and school chums remember Joe

A football match will be held as a tribute to a 16-year-old who died suddenly from a brain haemorrhage.

Hospital sensory garden taking shape

Hospital sensory garden taking shape

The first phase of a garden project has been completed after tens of thousands of pounds were donated.

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It's all about the chat

It's all about the chat

A charity cafe has been supporting the community's mental health with cake and conversation.

Funding offered to community groups

Funding offered to community groups

Voluntary groups in Sevenoaks have 10 days left to apply for a grant from the town council.

Coats For Kids recycling service

Coats For Kids recycling service

If your child has grown out of their winter coat, some other youngster would be very glad of it.

Cookery contest puts creative fun on the menu

Cookery contest puts creative fun on the menu

Creative fun is on the menu with kids kitchen contest Young Cooks.

Give veterans charity a Big Quiz boost

Give veterans charity a Big Quiz boost

People are being urged to raise funds for Royal British Legion Industries by taking part in the KM Big Charity Quiz next month.

Bear Grylls wants you!

Bear Grylls wants you!

A TV adventurer is encouraging people to sign up to a military challenge to raise money for a veterans' charity.

Young carers given chance to be children again

Young carers given chance to be children again

Two charities have joined forces to offer the county's young carers a day away from their responsibilities.

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Charity picked for Project Kent

Charity picked for Project Kent

Volunteers will be getting green-fingered as a charity gets a huge makeover.

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