Practical, emotional and educational support for vulnerable children
Dear readers, it is internationally recognised that some 1.5 million children are being maltreated in Britain every year at a cost of £77.7bn. For a child experiencing maltreatment, it’s not the numbers that are overwhelming; it is the minutiae of the indignity. Despite relentless assaults on their wellbeing, many of the children Kids Company works with exhibit great courage – always yearning for a better tomorrow. Kids Company offers practical, emotional and educational support to over 17,000 vulnerable children, including the most deprived and at risk whose parents are unable to care for them due to their own challenges. As complete strangers, you have an opportunity to embrace some of these children with your kindness, and restore to them the precious gift of dignity. For more information or to make a donation, please visit www.kidsco.org.uk. Love, Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company.