The work carried out by Cash For Kids charity in Scotland is crucial in addressing the challenges faced by children living in poverty. That’s why we at SafeKab are donating £1 from every fare booked through our local Inverness taxi app – SafeKab – this November. Cash For Kids do some great work. But, if you’re not familiar with this wonderful charity – read on and we’ll explain why they are such a great cause.
Background of Cash For Kids
Cash For Kids was founded with a mission to make a positive change in the lives of children. With a clear focus on providing essentials and support, the charity aims to improve children’s well-being and give them a better future.
Child Poverty in Scotland
Sadly, Scotland has faced significant challenges in addressing child poverty. According to recent statistics, a staggering number of children in Scotland live below the poverty line. This distressing circumstance has long-lasting effects on their lives, affecting their education, health, and overall well-being.
Cash For Kids Programs in the Highlands
Cash For Kids has implemented a range of programs in the Highlands to directly assist those in need. Their initiatives include providing essentials like food, clothing, and school supplies. Moreover, they work closely with local businesses, ensuring that children have access to vital resources.
Emergency Response and Holiday Campaigns
Recognising the urgent needs of families facing crisis situations, Cash For Kids offers emergency response campaigns. These campaigns provide immediate assistance to families dealing with financial hardship, ensuring that children have access to basic necessities.
Additionally, Cash For Kids runs holiday campaigns, especially during Christmas, to ensure disadvantaged children do not miss out on celebrations and gifts. These campaigns bring joy and happiness to children who may not have had the means to experience these special moments otherwise.
Cash For Kids organises various fundraising events and initiatives throughout the year to sustain their impactful work. From charity runs and bake sales to corporate sponsorships and donation drives, they engage the local community in their mission.
These fundraising activities not only generate much-needed funds but also raise awareness about child poverty in Scotland. By involving the community, Cash For Kids fosters a collective effort to combat this issue together.
The success of Cash For Kids can be seen through the inspiring stories of children who have been positively impacted by their programs. These heart-warming tales reflect the dedication and hard work of the charity’s staff and volunteers. Creating a life-changing difference in the lives of these children.
Cash For Kids provides volunteering opportunities for individuals who want to contribute their time and skills. Volunteering not only benefits the charity but also offers personal fulfilment, allowing volunteers to directly make a positive impact on children’s lives.
How to Donate to Cash For Kids
There are various ways to support the important work of Cash For Kids. Donations can be made through their website, where different options and campaigns are available. And during the Christmas season ‘Mission Christmas’ sees drop off points for toys and donations pop up across the country. You can also use SafeKab for your next trip into town and we’ll donate £1 of your fare to Cash For Kids!
Travel with SafeKab to Donate
The SafeKab app includes fantastic safety features such as:
- The Power to Choose your driver, vehicle, and price you pay for your ride. Giving you full control and transparency over your journey.
- Unique Safety Code for you and your driver so you know you’re in the right vehicle.
- Journey Monitoring. so you can see where you are, the road home and share this information with a loved one.
- A Panic Button is embedded in our app so if you feel vulnerable at any time, you can press the button and notify both SafeKab’s local cab office and a loved one.
- SafeKab Credit means that you don’t need to carry money or a card to get your ride home. Money can be deposited in your in-app wallet so there is always cash to get you home after a great night out.
- SafeWalk – a free GPS tracking feature that sends real-time details of your walk home or wherever you’re travelling to a loved one and provides an SOS button should you feel vulnerable on your journey.
Download the SafeKab app now to join the safety revolution