2019 Year in review

2019 – Year in Review

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2019 was a busy time at In Kind Direct, as we ushered in a new catalogue website in February, supported our 10,000th charitable organisation in October and bid farewell to our founding Chief Executive,              Robin Boles LVO, who retired after 23 years in post. Her successor, Rosanne Gray joined us in December, ready […]

Why Product Giving is so important to Charities

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In Kind Direct enables “product giving for social good”. Never is this more appropriate than for the household, toiletries and cleaning products that we distribute to thousands of charities each year. It’s amazing to see the impact that these everyday essentials make for the charities themselves, and their beneficiaries. Toilet roll, washing up liquid, soap, hand wash […]

Throwaway January

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Over the past two years, we have engaged, very successfully, with the national news media on the issues facing our charity network partners; shining a particular spotlight on the challenges of Hygiene Poverty – the choice many families face, between eating and keeping clean. As we start the year, we know that January is the […]

‘Donate, Don’t Destroy’. Robin Boles, LVO, Chief Executive of In Kind Direct, delivers speech on 2 October 2018 at Returns Revolution

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ReBOUND: Returns Revolution Conference CEO Robin Boles, LVO, speaks at the Returns Revolution ReBound Conference at London’s Skyloft on 2nd October 2018 For those of you who don’t know us, In Kind Direct is a charity founded in 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales. We make surplus consumer goods donated by manufacturers and retailers […]