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Debra Allcock Tyler joins board of In Kind Direct

Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of the charity sector publishing and training specialists Directory of Social Change (DSC), has joined the board of In Kind Direct, the charity that redistributes new products donated by manufacturers and retailers to good causes across the UK.
She joins as the charity is developing its strategy for 2020. So far, In Kind Direct, one of The Prince’s Charities, has supported over 6,700 organisations with a total of £130 million worth of essential supplies.
Allcock Tyler said that , as a board member, she planned to bring “an understanding of the challenges faced by the sector as a whole” and “a perspective on the passion and commitment that charities have on serving their beneficiaries”.
She said that she was passionate about the idea of companies supporting charities, and thought that In Kind Direct’s model was “brilliant at doing that”, helping charities to divert more of their funds into serving their beneficiaries.
Allcock Tyler has been CEO of the DSC since 2001, and is Founder Chair and Trustee of the Small Charities Coalition.
John  Pattullo, who has recently been appointed Chair of In Kind Direct, said:

“Debra brings an unrivalled understanding of the sector, particularly the challenges facing the thousands of small and medium size charities which In Kind Direct strives to serve. Her appointment comes at exactly the right time as we seek to improve our reach and profile in the sector, and to expand the impact we generate in the UK and abroad.”



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