Teresa Tideman honoured for her work with In Kind Direct
Celebration held at Donna Karan Conduit St store raised over £17,000 for In Kind Direct
Teresa Tideman, has been inducted into the Donna Karan “Women Who Inspire” network in recognition of her charitable work with In Kind Direct, one of The Prince’s Charities.
To celebrate, a wonderful fundraising evening was held at Donna Karan’s London store. Guests at the event included four times world champion swimmer Karen Pickering MBA, Darren Hayes, and BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing star Ian White.
Auctioneer Angela Rippon did a fantastic job, which along with donations from DK and individuals raised over £17,000 for the charity.
Further pictures from the event can be viewed on our Facebook page.
Teresa, Joint Managing Director Disney Stores Europe joined In Kind Direct’s Board in 2010 adding her wealth of business experience to the continuing generosity of Disney, a significant longstanding product donor company.
Founded by The Prince of Wales in 1996, In Kind Direct redistributes consumer products donated by some of the UK’s best known companies to a network of charities across the UK.
Since 1997, In Kind Direct has distributed over £130 million worth of goods from 850 companies. More than 5,600 voluntary and community organisations have benefited, helping millions of people in need every year. Charities receiving products include hospices, women’s refuges, elderly people’s projects, homeless shelters, disabled people’s projects and family welfare groups. As well as being a lifeline to charities, In Kind Direct helps companies to avoid sending surplus products to waste and landfill.
“Year after year, In Kind Direct delivers real benefits to hard-pressed communities, to business and the environment – I hope an example of the virtuous circle in action”
HRH The Prince of Wales
“In this climate, In Kind Direct’s service is more important than ever before. I would urge people to support their crucial work giving practical support to charities across the UK, helping people in desperate need.”
For further information contact:
Rachel Butler, Marketing & Communications Manager, In Kind Direct – 020 7398 5510