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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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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.

EastEnders star triumphs in charity quiz

EastEnders star triumphs in charity quiz

Former EastEnders star Shaun Williamson was celebrating after his team triumphed at the final of the KM Big Charity Quiz on Friday

KM charities set for a happy New Year

KM charities set for a happy New Year

Eight good causes awarded KM Charity of the Year 2020 status are anticipating an action-packed year thanks to Kent multimedia company the KM Group.

Young readers enjoy prize panto trip

Young readers enjoy prize panto trip

Children from a Malling primary school enjoyed a performance of one of the county’s top pantomimes after excelling with the a popular literacy scheme.

Charity employee wins ferry-trip prize

Charity employee wins ferry-trip prize

A charity employee and her family are off to France after winning a special festive competition with the KM Charity Team.

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4x4 heroes join forces with children’s charity

4x4 heroes join forces with children’s charity

A Kent group of hardy rescuers have forged a partnership with a charity dedicated to child wellbeing and literacy.

Science competition seeks next-generation innovators

Science competition seeks next-generation innovators

The judges of a school-science competition have spoken of its ability to inspire a new generation of inventers and innovators.

Search begins to find Kent’s top teachers

Search begins to find Kent’s top teachers

The search is on to uncover the very best in Kent’s educational talent.

Volunteer-Day discount for challenge event bookings

Volunteer-Day discount for challenge event bookings

The KM Charity Team is marking International Volunteer Day on Thursday by offering a 25 per cent discount for its fundraising challenge events.

Charity Team’s festive Channel crossing give-away

Charity Team’s festive Channel crossing give-away

As a seasonal thank-you to its supporters and beneficiaries, the KM Charity Team has a free group ticket for a DFDS Channel crossing to give away.

Charity news

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.

Who has been crowned the Kent Charity of the Year?

Who has been crowned the Kent Charity of the Year?

The Kent Charity Awards took place last night, recognising the best teams working for the community.

Top marks for Kent teachers

Top marks for Kent teachers

The KM Charity team announced the winners of the annual Kent Teacher of the Year Awards.

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