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Ever thought about running with the greats in the Virgin London Marathon? How about setting-up a team to take part in a thrilling Dragon Boat Race or cycling 24 miles in a Virtual Cycle Ride? Or how about something a little more relaxing like organising a coffee morning, pub quiz, or fete stand? The great thing about fundraising for KAB is you get the chance to do something you enjoy whilst raising money for a good cause!

If you're stuck for inspiration or want to know how our Fundraising Team can help you get started, have a look at our Community Fundraising Pack. We also have a dedicated pack for schools and children's groups which can be downloaded here. Whatever your age, the more fun you have the more money you'll raise, so be sure you choose something you really love doing! 


A huge thank you to everyone who took part in a fundraising event last year; you’ve raised over £30,000! Your hard work and energy will do so much to help sight impaired people in the region live independent lives.


Stepping out for sight lossFancy taking part in a sporting fundraising event? Each year we offer supporters the chance to take part in special events to raise money for services for people with sight impairments.

We're offering the opportunity to be a part of:

  • The KAB 24 mile Virtual Cycle Ride
  • The 2018 Virgin London Marathon
  • Assault Course Challenge
  • London to Brighton cycle ride
  • Dragon Boat Racing at Bewl Water or Mote Park
  • 100ft Abseil

For more information about any of these events, please contact Amy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Give As You Live logoShop with your favourite stores online and they will donate to us at no extra cost to you! From John Lewis to Expedia, you can choose from thousands of products and brands that will all raise money for KAB. Start raising money today by registering with Give as You Live.

 


 
  • Canterbury Ladies' Darts League
  • Romney Marsh Pool League
  • Romney Marsh and District Pool League
  • Orpington & Sevenoaks Darts League
  • Folkestone Ladies League 

Getting your darts or pool league to support a local charity is a great way of building a range of exciting fundraising events for your teams and generating extra enthusiasm. KAB is always looking for new leagues to support our vital work for people in your local community so why not call or email Lindsay, our darts and pool organiser to find out more? 01622 691357 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We distribute three appeal letters every year. Each one focuses on a different area of our work and includes first hand testimonials from people who use our services. There are also ideas on how you can support our work as well as examples of how we will use your donation. Just complete the form below and we'll send you the next appeal letter as soon as it's out.

If you have a fundraising enquiry and want to speak to a member of the team, please contact us using one of the methods below: 

Phone: 01622 691357

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Amanda (Head of Fundraising) : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Amy (Fundraising Manager): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Traci (Fundraising Manager) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Teresa (Fundraising Administrator): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Lindsay (fundraising Administrator): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Write to: Kent Association for the Blind, 72 College Road, Maidstone, ME15 6SJ

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KAB is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and we are committed to the highest standards of professional fundraising practice.

 

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