Through surveys and interviews, our research brings together the opinions and experiences of more than 5,000 people across the UK to reveal lifelong cycles of exclusion caused by period inequity, starting at school, continuing into the workplace and beyond.
Reports and Research
We believe everyone deserves access to life’s essentials. Throughout 2023, In Kind Direct stepped up to deliver even more support to our charitable network and their local communities. We also commissioned new research to deepen our understanding of hygiene poverty, informing brand new initiatives that increased awareness of hygiene poverty, reduced stigma and secured more product to those who need it.
Trustee Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2022.
This summer, In Kind Direct, in partnership with Save the Children worked with a range of organisations to support children and families during the summer holidays and back-to-school period with the products, activities and ideas they need to play, learn and live well.
Using national polling data from our Not a Choice campaign, and insights from our charitable network, our spring briefing provides an overview on hygiene poverty in the UK in early 2023.
We believe everyone deserves access to life’s essentials. In 2022, the cost-of-living crisis forced people to make the impossible choice to heat, eat, or keep clean. With resources stretched to the limit, this year, our work was more needed than ever.
Our new report maps the systems behind hygiene poverty, and crucially, outlines a Roadmap to Change with concrete steps we can take to help end hygiene poverty. Every person deserves to feel clean. But for those forced to make the daily decision whether to heat, eat or be clean, this human right is simply beyond their reach.
We worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to better understand the value of our work, and some of the key social outcomes we deliver. In 2021, every £1 spent delivering our work unlocked at least £14.05 of social value for our charitable network.
When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are and it’s thanks to our friends – charities,
companies and funders –that we have been able to dramatically scale up our
response to huge increases in demand