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Kangaroos 25th Anniversary 'Memory of a Lifetime' Campaign

2019 is a very special year. Kangaroos is celebrating 25 years supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities. Please help us raise £10,000 towards our overall target of £100,000 to help fund some wonderful memorable trips
Charity Registration No: 1150202

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January 2019 marks 25 years of Kangaroos supporting children and young people with learning disabilities in our local area, providing activities, social opportunities and exciting experiences to fulfil the emotional, social, cognitive and physical needs that all youngsters require.

We began with six members and now support more than 210 families and during our 25 year lifetime have supported hundreds more. The children and young adults attending our clubs have a range of disabilities including autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, complex medical needs, visual and hearing impairments, limited mobility and profound communication difficulties.

We enable our members to have a social life with their peers, giving them opportunities to enjoy a wide range of activities supported by experienced staff and volunteers. Due to their disabilities Kangaroos often provides the only social and recreational activity available to them outside of school and home. Have a look at our video to see more about what we do https://vimeo.com/293822759

Kangaroos gives our son a chance to enjoy different activities, and gives the rest of the family some respite knowing that he is in good hands.

This is my son's main source of social activity, vital to his development and integration.

As well as our usual activities, during 2019 we will be Making Memories for our young people offering them once in a lifetime experiences which they will remember for the rest of their lives. These experiences might include overnight trips to EuroDisney, Centre Parcs and Alton Towers as well as day trips to London or to be a Farmer for the Day.

To enable us to realise our dream of making 2019 such a special year for our members we are launching our 'Memory of a Lifetime Campaign' to raise an additional £100,000 to create lasting memories for our children and young adults.

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Kate Eifler nee Scott

£570.00

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Jane Crawford

£480.87

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Nelia Wallace-Hargrove

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Tahsina Rahman

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Alison Tomlinson

8 days ago

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Mark Wright

15 days ago

It was a pleasure to perform for our 80’s fundraiser at The Savannah Bar, Hayward’s Heath. I’m looking forward to the next one! ???? ??

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Anonymous

2 months ago

Thank you Kangaroos. You are amazing. Our daughter loves it and such a lovely thing to do.

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Nicola Gardner

2 months ago

Louis is taking part in the Sponsored Walk to raise awareness of the 25th Anniversary Campaign.

About the charity

Kangaroos
Kangaroos

Kangaroos is a registered charity based in Haywards Heath Delivering FUN and SOCIAL activities in a supported setting for young people with learning disabilities in Mid Sussex. We enable them in a safe and supporting way to participate in the majority of activities that we all take for granted.

Charity Registration No: 1150202

http://www.kangaroos.org.uk

Donation summary

Total raised

£5,028.66

+ £950.75 Gift Aid

Direct Donations

£3,774.79

Donations via Fundraisers

£1,253.87

Offline donations

£0.00
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Kangaroos 25th Anniversary 'Memory of a Lifetime' Campaign

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