Throughout 2019, Miller Technology High School boys and girls played football. Most of our players come from a refugee background and have come to Australia to kick-start their new lives. Most of them have a passion for football and despite their limited English, it is through football that they develop new friendships and gain a sense of belonging. Some have brilliant skills, but do not have sufficient funds to purchase equipment such as: boots, socks,
For the past two years KBFK has provided kits and sports equipment in support of The Lilla Sports and Story Telling Festival. The fantastic, selfless work of the volunteers that pull the festival together each year is an inspiration to us all at KBFK.
“In June 2019 the NASCA team delivered a week of education and cultural programs to over 250 Aboriginal kids in the remote Communities of Epenarra, Canteen Creek, Papunya, Haasts Bluff and Ali Curung. Thanks to Kit Bag for Kids who donated over 150 sports balls to these communities, every kid now has access to a ball to throw around.” Check out nasca.org.au for more information on how the organisation works with young Aboriginal and Torres
A big thanks to our good friends at Save The Children, Australia who have put the word out and we are now being regularly approached by schools and communities in Western Australia. “Please see attached photos of some happy students wearing some of the gear Kit Bag For Kids donated. Thanks again and we’ll keep you informed of any developments with our proposed training program” Mark, Principal OAPRCS.
ICAP is a great not for profit that works tirelessly to ensure children who live in rural and remote Australia gain equitable access to education. www.icpa.com.au The Alice Springs branch of the organisation contacted KBFK to ask us to sponsor a social development weekend for 5-14 year olds. We were delighted to help and provided kits as part of the superb ‘show bags’ put together by the organisers of the event. The kids got an