We are pleased to accept the following donated items:
Clothes (but not children's clothes with drawstring hoods), shoes, bras, belts, handbags, jewellery, bric a brac, glassware, china and kitchenware (in good usable condition), pictures, books, dvds, cds, childrens’ toys (with CE mark), small electrical items subject to in-house PAT testing e.g. hairdryers, kettles, lamps etc, mobility scooters, bicycles, candles (provided they are new) sports equipment, household linens (including bed linen) and fabrics.
Please note we are happy to accept any clothing, textiles, shoes, handbags, bags, belts and bras which have seen better days as we recycle them and turn them into cash for the charity.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following:
Large electrical items e.g. large back televisions, large white goods e.g. fridges, freezers, washing machines, spin dryers, cookers, microwave ovens, gas appliances, carpets, mattresses, duvets, pillows, curtains, VHS and cassette tapes. Moses baskets, toys without a CE marking, car seats, prams, pushchairs, carry cots, child or adult safety helmets, roller skates, skate boards, carpets, mattresses, duvets, pillows, fur, ivory, air-weapons and imitation guns, any counterfeit items.
Please note, our shops do not accept items of furniture. If you wish to donate furniture or other large goods, please ring us and if suitable, we will arrange to collect them.
The above lists are not exhaustive – please call us for advice on 020 3826 2367 if you are unsure, and remember, we are happy to collect your unwanted goods from you if you prefer. Thank you!
Last year we received £3,300 from Retail Gift Aid donations. If you are a UK Tax payer please consider Gift Aiding your donated items to help make your donation go even further. You can download a form here or pick one up in any of our shops. If you have arranged for a collection please ask one of our drivers for a Gift Aid form.