Blogs from In Kind Direct

Barclays community relief programme

  10 February 2021 In Kind Direct awarded £100,000 by Barclays’ Covid-19 Community Relief Programme   In Kind Direct is delighted to have been chosen as one of the 100 UK Charities to receive a donation of £100,000 from the Barclays 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme. In Kind Direct distributes consumer goods donated by […]

Donor Friday 2021

  8 January 2021 Every contribution counts   For this 2021 first #DonorFriday, we want to say a huge thank you to our corporate partners for their incredible support during a year the world will not soon forget. 2020 has been tough, challenging, unprecedented and sad. People overall have become more vulnerable and those who were struggling before have been – and still […]

Donor Friday – Kimberly-Clark

  4 December 2020 For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to celebrate our longstanding partnership with one of our generous corporate partners and #IKDPioneer, Kimberly-Clark. Over the last 22 years, Kimberly-Clark has regularly donated products from some of the country’s most-loved brands, such as Andrex, Huggies and Kleenex, to In Kind Direct. Thanks to the […]

ReBOUND Donor Friday

November 6 2020   For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to recognise a partner that we have worked with for over a decade. The founders of ReBOUND Returns have been supporting In Kind Direct with their logistics and warehousing expertise for nearly 12 years now. Together, we have achieved remarkable impact, grown significantly, and especially […]

Donor Friday – Premier Paper

  2 October 2020 For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to shine a light on the brilliant longstanding commitment from our corporate partner Premier Paper Group. Premier Paper have been a generous supporter of In Kind Direct since July 2016, donating A4 paper every single month. Over the last few years, they donated 159 pallets […]

Summer Highlights

28 September 2020 As we begin the seventh month of UK social restrictions, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate moments of collaboration and kindness that have kept so many charities and businesses going during these challenging times. To meet the needs of our growing network of charities, community groups, foodbanks and schools we’ve been busy recruiting new staff and developing relationships built to last with our generous corporate […]

Hands and Hand sanitiser

Donor Friday – Life Buoy Hand Hygiene Kits

  4 September 2020 For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to talk about a new and exciting project with our corporate partner Unilever and their brand Lifebuoy. During the coronavirus pandemic, the need to keep people clean, safe and well has never been greater. Working with partners like Unilever has enabled us to keep getting […]

Launching our Back to Basics campaign

  18 August, 2020 This September is not just the start of a new school year. For many children it will be their first time back in the classroom since March. Many families and households have been managing tighter budgets or accessing government support for the first time. With last week’s announcement of recession, and growing unemployment figures, financial uncertainty is affecting people […]

Donor Friday – Flying Tiger Copenhagen

  31 July 2020 For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to talk about the fantastic product donations and ongoing commitment from our corporate partner Flying Tiger Copenhagen.

News Roundup – June & July

  27th July 2020   In Kind Direct distributes essential supplies to a network of thousands of charitable organisations including community hubs, support and advice services and schools. Since UK lockdown began on 23 March, we have distributed over £4.5 million in value of products to over 2,200 charities. As the crisis continues, we are working […]

Launching Holiday at Home

21 July 2020 Here at In Kind Direct, we know this is a Summer like no other. Plans are cancelled, more people are struggling than ever before and the demand from our charity partners has significantly increased.  But we’re here to help. Running until Sunday 16th August, our campaign ‘Holiday at Home’, aims to help […]

Donor Friday – Unilever

 July 3 2020   For this month’s #DonorFriday, we want to highlight the fantastic scale and breadth of product donations from our longstanding partner Unilever UK & Ireland along with the impact they are generating. By supporting In Kind Direct with product donations from a large number of brands in their portfolio, Unilever fully embodies […]

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