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In Kind Direct has been shortlisted for the Better Society Awards

09.03.2017

In Kind Direct and Amazon.co.uk shortlisted in the 3rd Better Society Awards

In Kind Direct is delighted to have been shortlisted for the second consecutive year for the Best Partnership with a National Charity Award in conjunction with product donor Amazon.co.uk at the forthcoming Better Society Awards.

The Partnership with a National Charity Award recognises the outstanding contribution from partnerships between businesses and charities to social good and delivering positive impact among communities in the UK.

In Kind Direct has been shortlisted for its partnership with Amazon.co.uk which has enabled thousands of mainly small, local charities operating in the UK and abroad to access an unprecedented range and value of products to support their vital work in disadvantaged communities.

Results will be announced at the 3nd annual Better Society Awards gala dinner on 11 May 2016 at the Millennium Hotel, London Mayfair.

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About In Kind Direct

  •  In Kind Direct is one of The Prince’s Charities. Its purpose is to inspire product giving for social good by distributing usable products donated by some of the UK’s best known manufacturers and retailers to charities working in the UK and abroad.
  • In Kind Direct is a one-stop solution providing the infrastructure to accept large quantities of goods and then store, sort and deliver them directly to charities in its network.
  • Charities, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and community groups can all register for free via the website www.inkinddirect.org to benefit from the service. Goods can be used to run their services or can be given out for free to the people they serve.
  • Since 1996, over 8,300 charities have received products from In Kind Direct, helping them save money on their operational costs, enabling them to spend more on their essential services. The results of the latest impact study show that by re-distributing goods In Kind Direct is able to alleviate poverty, improve self-esteem and is a vital support for charities working with some of the most vulnerable people in society. Full findings are available on request.
  • In Kind Direct has made a powerful impact on communities through the distribution of £165 million worth of surplus goods from 1,000 companies including some of the UK’s best known manufacturers and retailers: Amazon, Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Reckitt Benckiser, Asda, Wilko and Colgate-Palmolive.
  • Discover In Kind Direct on video

Please contact us to arrange an interview with In Kind Direct's CEO, Robin Boles LVO.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT Thomas Rattier, Head of Marketing & Communications 0300 30 20 200, marketing@inkinddirect.org