Color Me Rad

On Saturday 13th May the Stafffinders team will be taking to the streets of Glasgow to take part in this years Color Me Rad 5k https://www.colormerad.co.uk/race/glasgow, please support us by making a donation https://give.everydayhero.com/uk/stafffinders we are raising money for Cash for Kids http://www.cashforkids.uk.com/

Here's some information about Cash for Kids and the children they help...

  • Every penny you donate goes directly to children in Scotland who need it most.
  • You do not have to walk more than five miles from where you currently stand to meet a family whose lives have been touched by Cash for Kids.
  • For the most vulnerable of our children, around one in five (18.6%) have been severely maltreated.
  • More than one in eight children (13.4%) has experienced severe maltreatment by a parent or guardian.
  • One in 14 children (6.9%) has experienced severe physical violence at the hands of an adult.
  • One in 20 children (4.8%) has experienced contact sexual abuse.
  • One in 10 children (9.8%) has experienced severe neglect.
  • 21% of persistently poor children will have language development concerns, compared to 16% of temporarily poor children and 12% of children who avoid poverty.
  • In deprived areas of Scotland 11% of pupils leave school without any qualifications, compared with 3% for the rest of Scotland.
  • On average, there is a 60% gap in attainment levels between children living in low-income households and their better-off classmates at S4.
  • Pupils' social and economic circumstances are the most significant factors explaining their educational results