Wall of Thanks
KAB is lucky to have so many generous supporters in the community raising vital funds for our work. Although we can't acknowledge all of our donations here, we are hugely grateful to all the individuals and groups who support KAB. This page is a celebration of some of their achievements.
Thank you to:
Customers at Asda Ashford for supporting us through the store's Green Token Scheme and raising £500 for KAB
SoloBerries for their kind donation of blueberries during National Eye Health Week
Gemz and Magz Retro Sweet Shop for their kind donation of sweets during National Eye Health Week
St John Lodge of Fidelity, 5963 for their generous donation of £1000 which was used to support the work of our Bromley AT department
The Rotary Club of GIllingham for their incredibly generous donation of £2000
Girlguiding Kent East and Kent Weald for taking part in the KAB Challenge Box and raising over £1000
Eileen for organising such a successful coffee morning and raising over £400. Thank you also to the local businesses who donated raffle prizes including Farmers Farm Shop - Teston
Bromley Lions Club for donating £200 to our local team
Sevenoaks Lions, Whitstable and Herne Bay Lions and Maidstone Lions who generously funded essential equipment for our Talking News service
Taylor Wimpey for donating £250 after the community vote at Leybourne Chase in West Malling
Customers at Asda Gravesend for donating £500 through the store's Green Token scheme
Everyone who took part in our village fete games at Fremlin Walk; you raised an amazing £324.50
Riverside Tea Room in Eynsford for taking part in our Cup of Tea for KAB event and donating £25
Everyone who came to see us at the Kent County Show at Detling Showground - we had a great time!
Everyone who took part in our Birthday Raffle; you raised over £600
Everyone who supported us at our store collection at Tesco Grove Green - we raised over £800
The Will Adams Treatment Centre for raising over £700 for KAB at their recent Open Day
Batleys Gillingham for donating £25 towards our goody bags
Canterbury Oddfellows who chose KAB as their Charity of the Year 16/17
Customers of Southfleet Big Family Bootfair who donated £171 to KAB
Aneliese Greenstreet for climbing Mount Snowdon and raising over £300
Karen Settle for running the Brighton marathon in April and raising over £380
All our marathon runners who trained and fundraised so hard; together they raised over £16,000
Kent Police Property Fund who donated £350 to KAB
Staff at Givaudan who raised £6100 for KAB
Everyone who made a donation at the Charing Point-to-Point races. You raised over £430!
Gillingham Rotary Club for their generous donation to KAB which comprised money raised from their Christmas Floats. Over 50 miles was covered and 130 streets visited during December!
Maurice Williams and everyone from The Upper Conservative Club, Gillingham, for raising £427 from the sponsored beard growing!
Barming School Choir and St Michael's Junior School Choir for supporting us at our carol singing event at The Mall Maidstone; we raised £678!
Everyone who took part in the Kent Charities Group Christmas Raffle; you raised £600
Forest of Blean Rotary Club who are generously funding a winter lunch and a spring afternoon tea for some of our East Kent service users
Alan Thorpe who was the first person to sign up to our very first Virtual Cycle Ride - he raised £200
Bearsted Golf Club and all who came to support us at our annual charity golf day - over £4000 was raised making this our most successful golf day to date!
Bretts Trophy Centre in Gillingham for supplying us with our trophies and medals
Mike Ridger, Mike Duffin, Elizabeth Duffin, Dave Perman and Richard Harris from Paddock Wood Athletics Club for running such a great sports day for some of our visually impaired children
Girl Guiding Kent East for taking part in the KAB Sight Loss Challenge and raising £908
Colin Reynolds who cycled 100 miles through London and Surrey and raised over £1000
Staff at Givaudan for riding 500miles in 6 days and raising over £10,000
Members of the Talk Time group at Allington Library who kindly donated £23.65 at their recent meeting
Staff and customers at Peggoty's Tea Shoppe, Tenterden, for taking part in Cup of Tea for KAB in June and raising £65.47
Everyone who bought raffle tickets at the Ocean Inn's weekly meat raffle in July - you raised £230.65
Ally Staddon who took part in the London 10k in July and has raised over £400 in memory of her grandpa