Bread gift for hungry kids

first_imgNZ Herald 5 Feb 2013Close to half of Kiwi kids sent hungry to school will soon be receiving free food, a children’s charity says.KidsCan Charitable Trust will soon be providing free food to about 7000 needy children a day – 2500 more than are fed now.The increase comes after supporter Tip Top announced last night that it would increase its donation from 30,000 loaves to about 100,000 a year.The KidsCan Food for Kids scheme is run in 276 low-decile primary and intermediate schools.Children who are identified as needy get three food items a day from a list including toast, baked beans and fruit.Raincoats, shoes and socks are also provided.KidsCan founder Julie Chapman said the goal was to feed all children in decile one to four primary and intermediate schools that need food – up to 17,000 children a day, or a cost of around $4.5 million a year.The Government has said it is open to considering a national food strategy for low-decile schools as proposed by experts appointed by Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10863464last_img read more

Donegal’s best dancers encouraged to enter local competition

first_imgDancers are being encouraged to enter the Dance Addiction Charity Dance Competition in aid of The Pastoral Centre, Children’s Counselling Service.In association with Pinehill Studios, the search is on for Donegal’s best dancers.Do you have what it takes to win Dance Addictions 2018 and walk away with a cash prize of €1,000? If so – you can send your audition tape to [email protected] (closing date for entries is 9pm, 16th December 2017).Dancers from all different backgrounds (hip-hop, Irish dancing, jiving, contemporary, ballet, etc.) are encouraged to apply.The lavish live final will be held at the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny on Saturday the 27th of January 2018.Good luck! Donegal’s best dancers encouraged to enter local competition was last modified: October 27th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:competitionDANCEdance addictions 2018Pinehill Studioslast_img read more