Turning 21

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Reflecting on our 20th anniversary year And looking forward to the year ahead 19/01/2018 2017 was a hugely exciting year for In Kind Direct. With so many highlights and people to thank, we’ve pulled together this celebratory video to share our highlights of a hugely successful year. To mark our 20th anniversary, we set out […]

20th Anniversary Golden Ticket Winners

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20th Anniversary Golden Ticket Winners Twenty golden tickets in parcels throughout November 04/12/2017 To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, twenty golden tickets were placed at random in twenty orders placed with In Kind Direct between 1st to 28th November 2017. Over the past 20 years In Kind Direct has supported over 8,800 charitable organisations who sit […]

Recognising extraordinary support and commitment

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Recognising extraordinary support and commitment 20th Anniversary Recognition Awards 01/12/2017 Each year, thousands of people play a role in the work that In Kind Direct undertakes. Whether you work at one of the 1,000 companies which donate consumer products or at one of the 8,800 charities and community groups which have benefited; work in the […]

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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Hygiene poverty makes the news 1st August 2017 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 […]

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 […]