Providing Life’s Essentials

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Providing Life’s Essentials Impact Report 2019 A new report, ‘Providing Life’s Essentials’ from In Kind Direct, lifts the lid on the scale of poverty in the UK and reveals that 96% of respondents to its impact survey, which forms the basis of the report, said that poverty in their local areas has remained the same […]

Throwaway January News Review

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  Our #ThrowawayJanuary campaign caught the attention of national and local press, with more than 100 items of coverage across print, online and broadcast media. The campaign has sparked numerous social media conversations since making the news, particularly from In Kind Direct’s donor companies, each one referred to as an #IKDPioneer If you work for […]

‘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 […]

Welcoming new additions to our team

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Welcoming new additions to our team 27/07/2018 We wanted to welcome (and introduce) the newest members to the In Kind Direct team; Giles Robertson, who joins as our Head of Marketing and Charlotte Walshe, as our Head of Charity Partnerships. Charlotte brings ten years’ experience in the charity sector, including managing national projects, research and […]

NEW REPORT: Parents and Primary School teachers across the UK are reporting Hygiene Poverty amongst children on a vast scale

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NEW REPORT: Parents and Primary School teachers across the UK are reporting Hygiene Poverty amongst children on a vast scale STUDY SHOWS TEACHERS STEPPING IN TO HELP PRIMARY PUPILS AS PARENTS STRUGGLE WITH HYGIENE POVERTY A study of both parents and primary school teachers released today reveals teachers are stepping in and providing soap, shampoo […]

A note on GDPR

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A note on GDPR 03/05/2018 With the GDPR deadline fast approaching, we thought we’d include some resources that we found useful in getting to grips with the changes. ICO have put together a really helpful 12 step guide to Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) NCVO, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, have […]