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KitAid and Liverpool FC Legends

We are really pleased to announce that KitAid has been invited to attend the incredibly popular Liverpool FC Legends game at Anfield on Saturday 28 March. This will be our third collection at a Legends game and the previous two have been really successful. As well as collecting kit we also receive great publicity in […]

Boxing Up – Thank you!

After our most successful year in 2019, when 86,445 items of kit were donated across the developing world, the new decade has started well. At our first boxing up session of 2020, 4,900 items of kit were sorted and boxed by our team of wonderful volunteers. We were also helped by the Watford FC Community […]

First Ambassador for KitAid – MARY HD

KitAid is delighted to announce that singer/songwriter, actress and model, Mary HD, has accepted our invitation to become the charity’s first Ambassador. Since the Trustees agreed not to replace the role of Patron, in honour of Graham Taylor OBE, we have decided to invite a select number of Ambassadors, who we feel represent the ethos, […]

Garden City Runners – Thanks

We would like to say a very big thank you to Garden City Runners for donating a wonderful £900 to KitAid from their 2019 Hatfield Business Park race series. Also a similar thank you to Steve Thake and Peter Dommett from Affinity Water, who host the event. Both Steve and Peter have a big say […]

Ricky Road Run Sunday 27 October 2019

Calling all (fit) runners to enter the scenic 10 Mile Ricky Road Run, through the beautiful lanes of Chorleywood, Little Chalfont and Rickmansworth. This event is close to our hearts as it was co-founded in 1984 by KitAid’s founder, Derrick Williams MBE. We also receive a donation every year from the run which is key […]

KitAid Storage Help Needed

In the last fortnight KitAid has unfortunately lost access to two of its key storage facilities. This is a significant problem for us as it limits the amount of kit we are able to collect and store. We are currently having to turn donations away, which we really struggle with, knowing the demand for kit […]

Support from Affinity Water

We were are grateful to Affinity Water and their fantastic staff for choosing KitAid as their charity of the month for August. Staff donated an amazing £529 through bucket collections and a giant raffle in just one day. Affinity Water have agreed to match the amount donated, resulting in a tremendous total amount of £1,058. […]

A New Ambassador Club

While the KitAid supporters were out in Malawi they inducted FOMO FC into the Ambassador Club hall of fame. FOMO FC are the eighth club to be made an Ambassador and only the second club in Africa. The scheme is designed primarily to recognise clubs from the lower leagues who go the extra mile, over […]

KitAid Malawi Supporters Trip 2019

A group of eight KitAid supporters, which included two experienced coaches from Liverpool County FA, headed out to Mulanje in South East Malawi, for a week in early August. This was our second trip to visit our close partner, FOMO Malawi, and our very good friends Mary and Keith Woodworth. It was another excellent trip […]