Charity In Kind Direct appointed trusted fulfilment and delivery partner to Her Majesty The Queen’s Wash Bags Project

The Wash Bags Project has recently relaunched and welcomed charity In Kind Direct as the trusted fulfilment and delivery partner, working with Boots who provide the personal care items and wash bags.  Since the partnership began, with the help of volunteers from logistics partner TTS, In Kind Direct have been able to distribute nearly 5,000 washbags to 58 SARCs across the UK, helping thousands of service users feel clean and cared for, following their visit. The scheme was initially set up by Her Majesty The Queen over 10 years ago…

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Charity In Kind Direct appointed as key partner to Her Majesty The Queen’s Wash Bags Project

In Kind Direct were honoured to attend the reception hosted by Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace recently to recognise those who support survivors of sexual assault and to mark the relaunch of the Wash Bags project. Caring for people who are at their most vulnerable is at the heart of the Wash Bags Project. Each bag contains personal care items donated by Boots, such as shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste and a toothbrush providing a small gesture of comfort during a highly distressing time for people using the service.  …

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Tesco donates over 33,000 kids’ toothbrushes to charity

Over 33,000 kids’ toothbrushes and 6,000 tubes of kids’ toothpaste will be donated to help combat hygiene poverty in the UK. Research by charity In Kind Direct found that 1 in 6 (17%) UK adults are living in hygiene poverty. Their research also found that 6% of adults say they, or someone in their household have gone without a toothbrush in the last six months because they could not afford it.  In response, Tesco has been working with four of its suppliers – Unilever, Kimberley Clark, Essity and Haleon –…

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Charity In Kind Direct is urging for donations of most-needed products this winter

In Kind Direct, a charity founded by King Charles III in 1996, distributes donated products to their network of over 6000 charitable organisations across the UK. Based on the needs from their network they are appealing to companies to donate warm clothing, blankets, hats and gloves, children’s gifts including books, toys and gifting for adults to support the many people who will be struggling over the winter months. They are also urging charitable organisations, community groups, foodbanks and warm spaces to register to join the In Kind Direct network, in…

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Unilever, Tesco and In Kind Direct extend charity partnership

Unilever, Tesco and In Kind Direct have launched the second phase of their ongoing partnership to help families struggling with hygiene poverty in the UK. Research conducted last year by In Kind Direct found that almost half of low-income households have had to go without hygiene products because they can no longer afford them. Responding to the growing need to support charities and households across the UK, the partnership brings together the in-store activation expertise of Unilever and reach of their household brands, Tesco’s scale, store footprint and online reach,…

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