Our Hackney half runners and volunteers smashed it!

They smashed it! For the third year running (we don’t include 2020) a KEEN London team of staff, volunteers, families, and supporters took to the streets of Hackney to raise funds and awareness for our free and supported weekly sessions for children with additional needs. This is a huge achievement but this year our adult [...]

KEEN London joins the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP)

We are adding our small but mighty weight to the campaign to create a country where disabled children and young people have the right support and access to the same opportunities most of us take for granted. KEEN London is the 84th charity to join the coalition and we hope it will help us to [...]

Covid-19 & KEEN TV! update for athletes, parents/carers and coaches

We are very disappointed that it has not been possible to bring back our usual in person group sessions this term as we had planned. Unfortunately our venues are not hiring due to the rising Corona risk. But we aren't going to let Covid spoil ALL our fun and we have returned online! You can [...]

October 8th, 2020|Categories: Covid-19|Tags: , |

A Massive THANK YOU to all of our Hackney half runners and volunteers!

May 19 was a beautifully sunny day for those of us that cheered from the cheer point and greeted our amazing runners at the finish. It was a probably a little on the warm side for the actual runners but to be honest we only saw smiles (you can see for yourself in the photos below). [...]

Charity of the Year

Make KEEN London your Charity of the Year! Over 168,000+ charities in the UK (73.2%) are considered small or micro. They receive just 3% of income generated by business and individuals through charitable donations each year. The largest charities (6.8%) receive 90% of income. KEEN London relies on donations to fund its work [...]

Zipwires and campfires — it must be the Easter residential!

This Easter weekend 18 adventure hunting athletes and 23 brave coaches embarked on a weekend of new experiences. We set off with the sun shining to the Kingswood Centre in Kent and it stayed warm all weekend! Another highlight was that EVERY single athlete went on the zipwire; admittedly there were a few nerves and [...]

Global’s Make Some Noise goes HUGE!

We are beyond excited and proud to have received an amazing grant from Global’s Make Some Noise. On his breakfast show, presenter Chris Moyles revealed that we have been awarded a whopping £94,000 - much to our delight and surprise! The grant will be used to fund our sessions in East London, guaranteeing that our [...]

Global Studios and Tower Bridge

In January a small group of athletes were fortunate to be invited on a tour of Global Studios by our sponsor, Global's Make Some Noise. We really enjoyed having a look around the live radio studios and even had the opportunity to meet a Heart host and test out the microphones! As part of this [...]

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