World Kindness Day

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The value of kindness Celebrating World Kindness Day 13/11/2017 Imagine what the world would be like if everyone did something kind for somebody else? Random acts of kindness are the fuel that keep our humanity alive: whether it’s buying a cup of tea for someone living on the streets, checking in on a lonely neighbour […]

How product giving can support mental health charities and their beneficiaries

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How product giving can support mental health charities and their beneficiaries World Mental Health Day 10/10/2017 From the recent announcement by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to fund £2 million towards an online mental health service as part of their Heads Together movement to the growing list of celebrities opening […]

Children and celebrities come together to celebrate 20 years of product giving for social good.

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BIG COMMUNITY PICNIC TO CELEBRATE IN KIND DIRECT’S 20th ANNIVERSARY On 8th August nearly 300 children from 30 charities from across the UK were invited to a Big Community Picnic to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of In Kind Direct. HRH The Prince of Wales founded In Kind Direct which is now the UK’s leading charity […]

Hygiene poverty makes the news

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On 27 July In Kind Direct released its latest impact report revealing a sharp increase in demand for daily essentials from its charity network. In Kind Direct has distributed products donated by over 1,000 companies to more than 8,500 charities. 75% of charities responding to its annual survey said that In Kind Direct helped alleviate […]

Committed to product giving

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When In Kind Direct was launched 20 years ago, its ethos was to make it easy for companies to donate the products charities needed every day to serve their beneficiaries – from laundry and cleaning products to maintain their facilities to toiletries and clothing to give to service users. The spirit has very much remained […]

Great news for cats and dogs lovers

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Royal Cats and Dogs is a UK family run business offering 100% organic pet care products as well as pet-themed artworks. Working from pets’ photos, Claire and Tony lovingly capture the personality and character of the pet to create unique gallery canvas portraits. In July 2017, Royal Cats and Dogs has pledged to donate a […]

Small charities – the bread and butter of British life

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Small charities are the bread and butter of British life. They are physically rooted and culturally embedded in communities, often engaging with local problems and the people hardest to reach. In Kind Direct works with thousands of the smallest charities across the UK: from hamlet community halls to local hospital charity units, they cover a […]

Celebrating Small Charities Week

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Share Community is one of the many small charities in In Kind Direct’s network Small charities are the bread and butter of British life. They are physically rooted and culturally embedded in communities, often engaging with local problems and the people hardest to reach. In Kind Direct works with thousands of the smallest charities across […]