The contribution made by our Patrons is extraordinary. They enable us to keep sourcing and distributing essential supplies across the UK, enhancing our ability to reduce overheads for so many charitable organisations.
Their partnership, generosity and foresight makes our work possible, and is recognised by everyone at In Kind Direct, including our Trustees and our Royal Founding Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales.
Our Royal Patron HM King Charles III
We were established by HM King Charles III in 1996 to connect companies, with products to give, to thousands of charities serving local communities. Throughout the years, His Majesty The King has been one of our biggest supporters.
HM Kind Charles III
Photo by Hugo Burnand.
Acknowledging your support
- Receive bespoke reports demonstrating the impact your donations are making.
- Opportunities to help shape our strategy and engage with the team.
- Visit charitable organisations in our network.
- Receive priority invitations to our events.
- Have your support recognised in our Annual Report, website and other materials, or choose to give anonymously.
Invest in our communities now and for the future
Our Patrons are a select group of like-minded individuals and organisations who understand the unique impact that our work has on communities. Becoming a Patron is an opportunity to invest in our long-term ambition, building on the vision of our Royal Founding Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales. Without their support, our work would simply not be possible.
We have a clear plan to triple our impact (on a 2019 base) to 2025. This will mean generating savings of £45m for 7,800 charitable organisations and improving the lives of over 600,000 people every week. As well as continuing our core service keeping people clean, safe and well, we plan to develop new ways of working with three specific target groups who have been hard hit by the pandemic: low-income families, small charitable organisations and young people aged 18-24.
To achieve this level of ambition, we plan to invest in team resource, warehousing, IT and our business systems.
Get in touch
We are hugely grateful to all our funders for enabling us to support communities to thrive. If you would like to talk to our development team please contact us.