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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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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.

Prize-winning superhero mural unveiled

Prize-winning superhero mural unveiled

Prize-winning young artists were over the moon after the unveiling of a mural incorporating their stunning designs on a wall at their school.

Panto treat for young readers

Panto treat for young readers

Book-loving primary school pupils got a special festive treat last week when they were visited by ‘theatrical royalty’.

Young Cooks finalists announced

Young Cooks finalists announced

The finalists for kids kitchen contest Young Cooks have been announced.

Make Giving Tuesday challenge-event commitment

Make Giving Tuesday challenge-event commitment

Charities and good causes are set to receive a much-needed financial boost next week with Giving Tuesday.

Fab prizes with non-fiction month

Fab prizes with non-fiction month

National Non-Fiction November concludes next week.

KM Charity of the Year winners announced

KM Charity of the Year winners announced

Applications have been scrutinised and the results are now in as to which lucky charities will be championed by their local KM newspaper in 2020.

Hunt continues to find Kent Greta Thunbergs

Hunt continues to find Kent Greta Thunbergs

Time is fast running out to submit nominations for the Green School Awards.

Awards honours for community champions

Awards honours for community champions

Teams and individuals from all over Kent gathered at Hempstead House hotel and spa in Bapchild for the Kent Volunteering Awards

Charity news

Male domestic abuse charities recognised

Male domestic abuse charities recognised

Charities supporting male domestic abuse victims have been praised by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

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.

Book now for charity egg trail

Book now for charity egg trail

Families are invited to sign up for a special egg trail this Easter.

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