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Winter Product donation appeal

Donate products today

Calling all retailers and manufacturers:

As the days shorten and the nights draw in thousands of charities around the country are already facing an increase in demand from people in crisis, struggling with loneliness, isolation and homelessness at a particularly challenging time of year.

For a community centre, a woman’s refuge or a homeless shelter, being able to provide quality everyday essentials such as soap, shampoo, warm clothes and blankets to those in need isn’t just about relieving hardship. It’s also a way of building self-esteem and connecting with people who are often isolated and hard to reach. It could be the first step in getting them back on their feet and improving their living conditions durably.

Today we are making an appeal to retailers and manufacturers to donate essential stock for local charities in time for the winter months.

So that no one goes without the life’s essentials this winter.

Can you help? Here are products our charities urgently need

soap, shower gel, shampoo, hand wash, toothbrushes, towels, toilet paper, skincare, etc.

laundry products, fabric conditioner, surface/floor/toilet cleaner, cleaning wipes, kitchen roll, etc.

single duvet covers, duvets, bed throws, sleeping bags, etc.

kitchen roll, kettles, toasters, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, coffee makers, etc.


What's In Kind Direct?

In Kind Direct is a charity founded by HRH the Prince of Wales in 1996 to make it easy for companies to donate products to good causes.

We can store and handle large quantities of stock to distribute to grassroots charities where it is needed most. Donating is a great way to clear your surplus stock whilst helping millions of children and families.

All charities in our network are fully vetted and monitored to ensure products are not sold and are only used for charitable purposes. We provide you with full feedback on the impact of your donations.

To donate stock please contact us today:

Email: donations@inkinddirect.org
Phone: 0300 30 20 265