Donate to our shops

We will cherish your preloved goods

Help us to get the most from your preloved goods. We are always happy to accept your donations which can be dropped off at any of our shops during opening hours.

Your donations are sold in our shops to help raise funds to provide quality care and support to local people and their families who are living with a life-limiting conditions.

We always need:

  • Clothing
  • Accessories - shoes, bags, jewelry
  • Bric a Brac
  • Furniture - subject to some restrictions
  • Small electricals
  • Toys/games/puzzles
  • Books /DVD

Donations we can not accept

We value everything you donate however unfortunately there are some items we can not sell for safety or legal reasons. These are listed, as follows:.

Furniture and household items

  • Upholstered furniture without a fire label including items without labels that are part of donated sets
  • Upholstered furniture with large tears or damage
  • Furniture with missing parts or damage that may make the item unsafe
  • Veneered wood furniture with damage to the veneer exposing the inner wood
  • Candles without instructions

Electrical items

  • Large White goods including TV’s
  • Electric blankets
  • Sunbeds and tanning equipment
  • Power tools without instructions
  • Oil filled radiators (not supplied with a thermostat)
  • Storage heaters hardwired

Sports and safety equipment

  • Buoyancy aids, lifejackets
  • Safety helmets, riding hats, crash helmets, cycle helmets
  • Safety harnesses of any sort
  • Children's car seats
  • Toys without a CE mark

Miscellaneous items including

  • Duvets and pillows that have been used
  • Scatter cushions
  • Prescriptions spectacles
  • Ivory
  • Real fur items
  • Replica guns and knives
  • Cooking utensils such as saucepans and frying pans
  • Damaged crockery and glasses

If you have a large donation or a furniture collection* we will collect for FREE! just call 01462 678076 or email dc@ghhospice.co.uk to arrange a collection.

*Please note however we cannot do house clearances.

Your donations help us to provide the very best Hospice care to local people every day of the year.