What we’ve learned

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Donor survey highlights 01/05/2018 Thank you to everyone who completed our survey earlier this year. We learned a lot – here are a few of the highlights:  The most commonly donated stocks are overstocks or end of lines, donated by 97% of our donors. 40% donate end of promo stock, 1/3 donate products with damaged […]

In Kind Direct receives £48,450 funding to support charities in its network.

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Thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery, In Kind Direct receives £48,450 funding to support charities in its network for the second year running. 16/04/2018 In Kind Direct, a charity founded 21 years ago by HRH The Prince of Wales to distribute corporate product donations to UK charities, has received £48,450 funding for the second […]

In Kind Direct announces partnership with Outdoor Industries Association

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New partnership with Outdoor Industries Association Donating surplus in a bid to tackle waste and deliver high social impact. 13/02/2018 Outerwear, walking shoes and sports accessories are in high demand from our charity network and can be difficult to access as retailers and manufacturers have various alternative routes to clear their surplus. Our brand new […]

How product giving can support mental health charities and their beneficiaries

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How product giving can support mental health charities and their beneficiaries World Mental Health Day 10/10/2017 From the recent announcement by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to fund £2 million towards an online mental health service as part of their Heads Together movement to the growing list of celebrities opening […]

Children and celebrities come together to celebrate 20 years of product giving for social good.

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BIG COMMUNITY PICNIC TO CELEBRATE IN KIND DIRECT’S 20th ANNIVERSARY On 8th August nearly 300 children from 30 charities from across the UK were invited to a Big Community Picnic to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of In Kind Direct. HRH The Prince of Wales founded In Kind Direct which is now the UK’s leading charity […]

Great news for cats and dogs lovers

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Royal Cats and Dogs is a UK family run business offering 100% organic pet care products as well as pet-themed artworks. Working from pets’ photos, Claire and Tony lovingly capture the personality and character of the pet to create unique gallery canvas portraits. In July 2017, Royal Cats and Dogs has pledged to donate a […]

Celebrating Small Charities Week

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Small charities are the bread and butter of British life. They are physically rooted and culturally embedded in communities, often engaging with local problems and the people hardest to reach.In Kind Direct works with thousands of the smallest charities across the UK: from hamlet community halls to local hospital charity units, they cover a diverse […]

In Kind Direct wins Corporate Engagement Gold Award

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21.06.2017In Kind Direct is delighted to announce that it has won the gold award for ‘Best Execution’ at the 2017 Corporate Engagement Awards.The award celebrates the programme that most effectively carried out its intended task. Judges acknowledged the challenges and obstacles that were overcome in running the programme and its success in delivering positive impact […]