Supporting Rowcroft

Your good quality unwanted clothes, furniture, books, bric-a-brac, toys, CDs and DVDs, white goods and electricals all help us to provide hospice care to those who need it.

Our charity shops rely on the generosity of the local community, so we always welcome donations of good quality saleable items, especially:

  • Ladies, men's and children's clothing and accessories 
  • Bric-a-brac (glassware, pottery, jewellery, silverware, ornaments, pictures, etc.)
  • Books (for adults and children)  
  • Household items (soft furnishings, kitchenware, etc.)
  • Toys and games  
  • CDs, DVDs  
  • Electrical items in working order 
  • White goods in working order

If you're donating upholstered furniture, it'll need:

  • A fire safety certificate - this should be attached somewhere, usually under the cushions on a sofa, on the underside of a dining chair seat or sewn into the seam on a mattress
  • No tears of stains

You might be surprised to hear we accept:

  • Video players (but sorry we don't accept videos)
  • Mattresses (as long as it meets our upholstered furniture requirements as stated above)

Sorry, we can't take:

  • Triple wardrobes or similar sized wall units and cabinets over 5ft
  • Desks over 5ft
  • Old fashioned (non flat-screen) TV's
  • Printers, computers, laptops and mobile equipment
  • Gym equipment
  • Electric beds
  • Gas cookers or any other items which run on gas (fireplaces etc.)
  • Pianos and large organs (but we do accept keyboards as long as they're in good working condition)
  • Duvets, pillows, blankets and cot mattresses (unless new in sealed bags)
  • Items that need to be built once collected (unless brand new in box)
  • Baby car seats
  • Helmets or saftey hats
  • Knives
  • Music stack systems (small radios and CD players are accepted)
  • Any items which are broken or unusable (as we will have to pay to dispose of them)

Donations of goods can be dropped off at one of our drop-off points, brought in to our shops or alternatively if you would like to donate furniture or white goods you can arrange a free collection through our Collections Team on 01803 210832, Mon-Fri, 10am - 2pm.

By registering as a Gift Aid Donor, you can increase the value of what you donate by 25%, at no extra cost to yourself or the hospice. Ask about Gift Aid  next time you're in store shopping or handing in your donations, to get signed up and receive your own Rowcroft Rewards Loyalty Card.

Please note: Items which are not in good working order will cost us to dispose of, so please bear this in mind when considering whether to donate an item.

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