What items will charity shops not accept?

What items will charity shops not accept?

What will charity shops not accept?

  • Identifiable school uniforms.
  • Inflatable toys for water.
  • Car seats.
  • Prams/Pushchairs/Buggies.
  • Cots and mattresses.
  • High chairs/Booster seats/Child safety gates.
  • Soft toys without the CE label.
  • Used pillows and duvets (although pillow cases and mattress covers may be accepted)

Are British Heart Foundation doing collections?

Our collection service for clothes, books and other smaller donation is available so please contact your local shop direct to confirm details. Ask the team for more information about Gift Aid which can boost the value of your donation by 25% at no cost to you.

How do I donate to BHF?

Donating to the BHF means the memory of someone you love will help keep hearts beating and blood flowing for others. Donate by phone and call 0300 330 3322. Donate by post. Please send cheques (payable to the British Heart Foundation) along with this completed form to: BHF, 2300 The Crescent, Birmingham, B37 7YE.

What is a BHF book bank?

Clothing and book banks Banks are used for outdoor sites. They measure up at 4ft x 6ft (or 7ft tall with a banner on top) and need to be sited on a surface that will support their weight: preferably concrete or paving slabs.

What can I do with unwanted knickers?

How you can recycle your old socks and pants

  • Clothing Banks. If your socks or underwear are not in the best condition, for instance they holes in, then finding an organisation that is willing to recycle them would be the best way forward.
  • Donate.
  • Sell Online.
  • Be Creative.

Are charity shops taking donations during lockdown?

There are no new restrictions on what you can donate With so many homes decluttered during lockdown you might think there’d be a limit on how much you can donate, however all the charities we spoke to said they’re happy to accept donations as usual.

What do you do with charity clothes during lockdown?

There are three main ways to donate unwanted clothes and shoes to TRAID.

  • Donate at your nearest TRAID Clothes Recycling Bank (open during lockdown).
  • Donate at your local TRAID charity shop (hopefully from 12 April).
  • Book a free home collection from Thursday 1st April if you live in or near London.

How can I get rid of my old sofa for free UK?

Call a Charity Organization for a Free Pick Up. There’s plenty of charity organizations in the UK that will come pick up your old sofa at no cost to you, to then either donate it or sell it for a nominal price in a thrift store.

Where can I take charity donations during lockdown?

Donate at your nearest TRAID Clothes Recycling Bank (open during lockdown). TRAID has many banks located across the UK. 2. Donate at your local TRAID charity shop (hopefully from 12 April).

Which charity will collect clothes?

TRAID offers free home collections picking up unwanted clothes direct from your door, direct to the charity. It’s the ultimate in convenience as pick ups are scheduled to suit and it’s perfect if you have lots of clothes to donate in one go.

Does the Heart Foundation take clothes?

We are are hugely grateful to receive donations, big or small, to our shops. Simply bring your donated items either bagged up or in a secure box and place them in the drop point. Our shop team will then transfer donations to our sorting room for processing and ticketing in preparation for the shop floor.

What do you do with lingerie you don’t want anymore?


  1. Donate.
  2. Sell Undergarments Online.
  3. Repurpose.
  4. Mend and Repair.
  5. Use a Brand’s Return and Recycle Policy.
  6. Turn to a Textile Recycling Organization.
  7. Compost Natural Fabrics.

Is the British Heart Foundation unable to collect items?

We’ve compiled a list of items we are unable to collect, if you have any other queries please contact our Customer Service department. It is a legal requirement that all upholstered items carry the appropriate fire label to meet British safety standards. Without the correct label we will be unable to accept your donation.

What is the mission of the Heart Foundation?

The Heart Foundation’s mission is to save lives by educating the public about heart disease, promoting early detection, and supporting the research taking place under the direction of world-renowned cardiologist Dr. P.K. Shah in the quest to find more effective ways to prevent and treat the #1 cause of death in the U.S.

How does the British Heart Foundation raise money?

We sell furniture and electrical items to raise funds for our life saving research. We appreciate all donations but are unable to collect items we cannot sell and would require us to pay for disposal.

How can I donate to the Heart Foundation?

The Heart Foundation seeks to create a world where no life is lost to heart disease. Donate securely online. Hold your own fundraiser to benefit The Heart Foundation. Fight heart disease by purchasing tickets or a sponsorship for an upcoming event.