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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 […]

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, […]