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Fundraising for Us

Our Regular Supporters

At any one time we have many fundraising projects underway. We get a great deal of support from individuals who raise money on their own as well as regular donors. 'Kids Like Us' is run by a committee of volunteers who ensure every penny goes towards supporting children in our community who live with arthritis everyday. We're grateful for your ongoing support and donations to help us continue with our work.

The work we do would not be possible without the people who support us.  If you would like to get involved with fundraising for Kids Like Us there are any number of ways you could help.  In return we promise that we will put the money you raise to good us, directly supporting children and families affected by Juvenile Arthritis.

Here are a few ideas, based on what people have done for us in the past:

- Run a marathon or do a fun run

- Adopt us as your charity for your next sponsored event

- Organise a cake sale

- Organise a quiz night 

- Sponsored silence (especially good for

  children!)

- Non-Uniform Day (with the schools

  permission)

- Golf days

- Adopt us as your 'Christmas Charity' and donate instead of work colleagues sending cards to each other (and save paper in the process)

We have some amazing people who work with us regularly, and those who are always there to provide support in our fundraising.  The people we would like to thank are many more than on the list below, and we would appreciate any and all donations made to our great cause.

Those we work with regularly are:

Robert Langston, Mauve Design

Mike Walmsley

Those who are always there to support our fundraising are:

We are all making a difference (GNO)

Slaters Menswear and Womenswear

Rudell the Jewellers, Harborne

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Dulux ICI

Johnstone's Paint

Birmingham Running and Triathlon Club

Mason Samariton Fund

The Limoges Trust

Buonissimo Restaurant, Harborne

Henry Wong Restaurant, Harborne

PR Entertainments

Red Peppers Restaurant

Bar Estilo Restaurant

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Rumours, Hair and Beauty Salon, Harborne

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December 2022

One of our JIA warriors raised £150 by selling Reindeer food! Thank you Molly!

Nov/Dec 2022

Kirsty our Chair has raised £75 so far by making and selling cakes at her workplace, luckily her colleagues have very sweet teeth!

The Finance and Information Dept, Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust raised £1105.

May 2019

Dave and Gareth completed the Liverpool Rock & Roll Half Marathon.

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June 2018

Selby and District Young Farmers Club raised £1500.

June 2018

Hanbury Farm Primary School raised £118.02 through an orange themed non-uniform day.

June 2018

Wishaw Cricket Club held a Fun Day and raised £1237.

Through Molly and her Mum Shelley, we have had two further donations.

£300 from the Lee Caulfield Friends Association and £300 from Jaguar Cars Birmingham

May 2018

Specsavers in Bloxwich raised £286.18 with a static bike ride.

May 2018

We are all making a difference donated £1000. 

April 2018

Quiz night at King Edward School for Girls raised £967.13.

March 2018

St. Margaret's, the Blue Coat School, held a charity day and raised £1,540.

March 2018

Joanna ran her first half marathon for KLU.  

January 2018

KLU received £300 from Waitrose's green token scheme in Solihull.  

December 2017

We were awarded £1000 in Ecclesiastical's '12 days of Giving' campaign. 

15th October 2017

James Duffy ran the Birmingham Marathon. Thank you for your support!

2nd September 2017

Marion and Kirsty, two of our committee members, completed a walking marathon from Warwick to Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Well done ladies.

11th July 2017

Gemma, one of our committee members completed a sky dive for KLU whilst on her travels in Australia.

4th June 2017

Leighton and Riley (aged 8) took part in the Great Midlands Run!

23rd April 2017

Kerry ran the London Marathon for us, raising over £4500! Thank you Kerry!

Please help us to continue the amazing work we do.

11th July 2017

Gemma, one of our Committee Members completed a Sky Dive for KLU while on her travels in Australia.

4th June 2017

Leighton and Riley (aged 8) took part in the Great Midlands Run.

23rd April 2017

Kerry ran the London Marathon for us and raised over £4500

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