What is KEEN?
KEEN London is the only charity in London providing one-to-one support at free sports and activity sessions for children with additional needs.
Volunteer with KEEN
KEEN London volunteers (our coaches) are the heart and soul of our great family. We simply couldn’t provide our unique service without them.
Thanks to all of you at Keen for giving me as a parent, an opportunity to say how grateful we are for the respite we get every Saturday. It has transform our Saturday’s. We started coming to the session at the start of 2014 and we have rarely missed any sessions. My daughter who has autism and muscle dystrophy enjoys going and looks forward to the jam packed activities which are always fun and talks about them endlessly. The coaches are all very experienced and help the kids and encourages them to get involved or just talk to them and listen. In the summer my daughter went to her first residential trip for 2 days. She had so much fun and still talks about it to this day. They also went to the Aquarium and soft play. Thank you all for your support.
On the 20 May, 30,000 runners took to the streets of Hackney to run the Virgin Sport Hackney half marathon, including 40 amazing runners supporting KEEN London. The event was a spectacle with some of the fundraisers running with one of our iconic parachutes! The day was a success and full of athletic triumph, with cheerleaders supporting our runners and lots to see and do at Virgin Sport’s big festival. A massive congratulations to all runners. Between them, they raised over £23,000 which will make a huge difference to the lives of our athletes and their [...]