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July Newsletter

02/07/2013

THIS MONTH

THINKING HATS

3RD 31ST JULY

139 KING'S ROAD, SW3 4PW

Kids Company is thrilled to announce that we will be collaborating with Anthropologie to showcase an exhibition of unique thinking hats' created by our children. The exhibition will run for one month from the 3rd July onwards. The Kings Road Gallery plays host to an exhibition of hats made with recycled material from Anthropologie's store displays and designed by 10 of our children over a period of 12 weeks. Each hat is designed with one of six primary emotions in mind, from anger and fear to happiness and joy.

COMING SOON

LONDON TO BRIGHTON CYCLE 2013

SUNDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

The Doitforcharity.com London to Brighton Cycle Ride is a fundraising challenge starting in London and finishing 54 miles later on the Brighton sea front. Registration is 35, and suggested minimum sponsorship is 100. You can sign up for the event here.

The challenge starts in South London, travelling through Mitcham, Carshalton, Chipstead, Banstead, Haywards Heath and finally to Brighton having completed 54 miles. No previous experience is required however preparation is highly recommended, and the spirit of the event is taking part' not winning' so you go as fast or as slow as you like!

THAMES PATH CHALLENGE

SATURDAY 14 SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER

PUTNEY HENLEY

The Thames Path Challenge is a great opportunity to walk or run the unique scenic route of the Thames Path National Trail. With three distances available 25km, 50km or 100km the challenge is suitable for all abilities and if you sign up as a corporate team you can benefit from a host of exclusive offers and packages to ensure the event is a success. Sign up for the challenge here!

The 100km Challenge is a tough 24 hour endurance walk or Ultra Marathon run from Putney to Henley. If that sounds a little extreme, the 50km walk or run is from Putney to Runnymede and the 25km challenge from Putney to Hampton Court is suitable for all. The 25km walk or run includes a picnic en route and a celebratory BBQ to finish. Click here for full details!

DATE FOR THE DIARY

CYCLE SAIGON TO SIEMREAP

08 NOVEMBER 17 NOVEMBER

VIETNAM CAMBODIA

We have a limited number of spaces still available on Kids Company's inaugural cycling challenge 350km from Vietnam to Cambodia. This unusual and challenging expedition will take you from the bustling city life of Saigon to the magnificent Angkor Wat via the backwaters of the Mekong Delta, Cambodian village life and many dirt tracks.

Registration Fee: 300 Minimum Sponsorship: 2000

(Costs NOT included: flights, insurance (circa 30) and kit that needs to be purchased.)

For more information email and to sign up for this once in a lifetime opportunity, please contact chloe.hill@kidsco.org.uk

IN THE PRESS

Camila opens up about her life and childhood in The Independent, read it here

Watch Camila in conversation with the world famous make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury and the Guardian's Sali Hughes about the power of Beauty as a force for good
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