Mayer Brown's London office has nominated KIDS as their Charity of the Year. As well as fundraising Mayer Brown and KIDS will be working together to increase understanding and awareness of KIDS and the national services they provide whilst engaging staff in volunteering opportunities.

Kevin Williams, KIDS Chief Executive
said: "KIDS is absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as Mayer Brown's 2011 Charity Partner. Knowing that we have the support of Mayer Brown is a huge boost to KIDS’ continuing work with disabled children, young people and their families as we help to provide a happy childhood and brighter future for disabled children and young people. On behalf of everyone at KIDS, a big thank you to all the staff at Mayer Brown, we look forward to working together in the exciting year ahead.

Sean Connolly, Senior Partner at Mayer Brown in London,
said: "Mayer Brown are delighted to be supporting KIDS as our chosen charity of the year. We recognised the contribution they make in helping disabled children and young people and are happy we can play a part in that great work.

KIDS has been working for over 40 years to empower disabled children and young people to get the most out of life - creating opportunities for them to take part in positive play, leisure, learning, employment/training and social activities.
Last year Mayer Brown supported Epilepsy Action and raised over £51,000.

For further information:
Charlotte Ward
Senior PR & Marketing Manager, London
+44 20 3130 8547