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Coronavirus Update – June/July 2020

After a three month break and with the easing of “lockdown” across the country, KitAid has decided to re-start kit collections. We have contacted all of our volunteer Regional Co-ordinators and they are all happy to receive and collect kit donations, as long as safe practices are followed. This is great news. We would therefore […]

Getting to know our Ambassador, Mary HD

1. Why did you decide to accept the invitation to become our very first Ambassador? It had always been a dream of mine to become ever more active with helping in Africa, I have supported F.O.M.O (Friends of Mulanje Orphans) over the years, with collecting items, inc: education resource’s & using my network to get […]

KitAid Annual Review 2019

We are delighted to launch our new Annual Review for 2019 which is available to read via the following link. The Annual Review is a labour of love as all of the stories have to be researched, written and proof read before it can be sent to our designer. Carole Parsons, our designer is a […]

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

In view of the current situation KitAid has taken the decision to suspend kit collections by our Regional Co-ordinators until further notice. If you have kit to donate that cannot be posted we would be extremely grateful if you could hold on to it until we are in a position to receive donations again. We […]

House FULL

Our storeroom facility at Affinity Water’s Head Office in HATFIELD is temporarily FULL. We can accept postal packages but NOT boxes by courier delivery until after 6 April. In the meantime, we can store donations at our container in Hemel Hempstead, but this is on an unmanned site, so an appointment on a Friday or […]

A Perfect Partnership

KitAid Founder, Derrick Williams MBE and Trustee, Janet Neville, met up with our new Ambassador, Mary HD and her publicist Lorraine Worsley Carter MBE DL in Manchester recently. It was an excellent meeting with lots of discussion about how Mary HD can promote KitAid to her followers from the music and fashion world. Lorraine, who […]

Thank You 2020

The new Thank You certificates are now back from our printers and ready to hand out to everyone who supports KitAid in 2020. They look great and even better when framed and hanging with pride on a clubhouse or school wall. To become a member of this exclusive club simply donate a decent amount of […]

In memory of Tikhale and Karen (MTSRIP)

It was with great sadness that we recently learned of the passing of 15 year old Tikhale Nalolo, a FOMO netball player, and of Karen Childs, a KitAid supporter. We sponsored the trophies for a special memorial tournament organised by FOMO Committee members in honour of Tikhale. Karen was also remembered at the event, which […]

World Cup Final Support

We would like to say a massive thank you to Phil Sharpe for a fantastic donation of full referee kits for our friends from FOMO Malawi. The referees often get overlooked and it is hard to provide them with proper kit. Phil has gone above and beyond by providing referee shirts, shorts and socks as […]