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Registered Charity in England & Wales 1157855

Clothing Donations

We can now accept all of your children’s clothes donations every

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-2pm at our warehouse. 

 

We are also open one Tuesday a month and one Saturday a month.

 

The next dates are: 

Saturday 29th February 1pm - 3pm 

Tuesday 3rd March 4pm - 7:30pm

IMPORTANT: 

We need your beautiful, pre-loved, clean clothing to be sorted

into age order with a label attached. You can download the

labels here or we’ll have some ready for you to fill in when you

drop off.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT DONATIONS THAT ARE NOT CLEAN, 

EXCELLENT QUALITY AND LABELLED. 

 

Why do we need your help sorting your stuff? 

 

We process over 20 tonnes of clothes through our warehouse every year. Thats around 120,000 items of clothing for our volunteers to check and sort and prepare for a new family. Unfortunately around 4 tonnes (24,000 items!) of things that are donated are not good enough quality for us to pass on. It’s really important that we gift families with good quality clothing that will last for their children. We are working really hard to help as many families as we can - your help with sorting donations will make a huge difference to us - it means our volunteers can spend their time getting things ready and out to families who need them as quickly as possible. Thank you! 

All other donations of shoes, equipment, toys and furniture need to come to us in the usual way: Mon-Weds 10-2 at our warehouse in Hurst, and only items from our list. 

Please click here for donations we are able to take this month at our warehouse in Hurst. 

If you are able to help us with any items we would be very grateful.

 

LARGER ITEMS:
To help us manage stock levels, please call ahead if you would like to donate certain larger items. These items are highlighted in green on the donation list. Our number is 0118 921 9338.

 

Donations of the items on the list can be taken to our office in Hurst only - 2 Broadwater Lane, Hurst, RG10 0EA (Industrial unit next to Turner's Heating & Plumbing). 

Our donation opening hours are Monday-Wednesday 10am-2pm.

 

Please do not leave donations outside the office when we are closed.

 

If you are donating toys, please be aware that many of the families that we support have very limited space at home - often sharing one single room in temporary accommodation. Please do not be offended if we cannot accept larger toys, as we simply cannot give them to families.

 

If you don't have anything on our current donation list but would still like to help we have an amazon wishlist to allow our supporters to help us provide items that we vitally need. You can find it online here: http://amzn.eu/ec3212O