Projects

THE LILLA SPORTS AND STORY TELLING FESTIVAL

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.

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NATIONAL ABORIGINAL SPORTING CHANCE ACADEMY (NASCA)

“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

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ONE ARM POINT REMOTE COMMUNITY SCHOOL, WA

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.

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ISOLATED CHILDREN & PARENTS ASSOCIATION

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

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YIRARA GIRLS ACADEMY

“Here is a team photo of our Girls with the Bulldogs Footy uniform on. Last Friday we participated in the Mc Leod Cup (named after Andrew Mc Leod, and run by him), and we ended up making it to the Grand Final. Unfortunately we were beaten by St Phillips College. The Girls loved the new uniforms and what better way to “unveil” them, than at the Mc Leod Cup. Once again, thank you for your

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SAVE THE CHILDREN, WADEYE, NT

“In the Northern Territory, we have a variety of programs but our main focus in is to help families in need. The families that we work with are mostly referred to us via government agencies and we help to strengthen their capacity, and for a vast majority of families a little help and support over a 6-12 month period. The gear that we receive from organisations through Kit Bag For Kids is absolutely fantastic, the

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MOUNT ALLAN SCHOOL, YUELAMU, NT

Mt Allan School is in Yuelamu, an indigenous community 300km NW of Alice Springs, with around 70 students enrolled from Transition up into High School. The School’s wonderful classroom teacher contacted KBFK to seek support for their up and coming girls AFL team and the school students more generally. We were delighted to be able to help. “Hi Kit Bag For Kids, Thanks again for the football Guernseys. The students absolutely love them, they look

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ILFRACOMBE SCHOOL CLUSTER, QLD

ILFRACOMBE SCHOOL CLUSTER, QLD

The team at KBFK has been working for a few months to pull together sports kits, trainers, water bottles and sports bags for a large group of students about to head off on a one week camp from a cluster of schools near Ilfracombe, QLD. The Principal at the largest School has been great to work with and it was fantastic to receive feedback and photos this week. Donations came from many groups but in

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ARLPARRA COMMUNITY, NT

KBFK received a donation of super smart kits from North Sydney United FC. These shirts and shorts were among the smartest we have seen and just had to find a home at a soccer loving school. So we were pleased to enlist the help of our friend Dillon, a sports coordinator for NT schools. Dillon gave out the soccer strips to a school situated 300km away from Alice Springs. The main community is Arlparra which

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