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Donate at your local Birmingham Hospice shop

We have shops all across Birmingham and the surrounding areas, so pop into your nearest one with your donation.

How you can donate goods

Corporate stock donations

If you are a retailer or wholesaler, you can donate your surplus trading stock or samples to us. Our shops thrive on having a big variety of items to sell and are always excited to hear from organisations that are keen to develop their social activities.

House clearances

We can send a trained member of staff to help you through the whole process, assessing the whole property for saleable, recyclable and non-saleable items.

What to donate to Birmingham Hospice

  • Good quality clothing
  • Good quality shoes, handbags, jewellery and belts
  • Good quality bric-a-brac items (e.g., cookware, tableware and household goods)
  • Books, video games, DVDs, CDs and vinyl
  • Children’s books, games and toys
  • New or boxed electrical items, cameras and multimedia devices
  • Giftware, toiletries, perfumes and soaps (items must be unused and in their original packaging)

Please make sure all your donations are clean and usable – if you wouldn’t buy it, then we probably won’t be able to sell it.

  • Appliances and equipment: 
    • Mains gas and bottled gas appliances (e.g., cookers, fires and lighters)
    • Microwaves
    • Electric fires
    • Oil heaters, petrol or diesel fueled items
    • Computer hard drives
    • Bicycles
    • All types of protective headgear (e.g., cycle helmets, motorbike helmets, riding hats and hard hats)
    • Wheelchairs or wheeled walkers
  • Dangerous items: 
    • Firearms and ammunition (e.g., starting pistols and other blank-firing weapons and ammunition)
    • Weapons and realistic toy weapons
    • Pointed objects that can be used as weapons (e.g., butcher’s knives, flick knives, sports knives, swords, daggers and axes)
  • Multimedia: 
    • Any goods that infringe the copyright law (e.g., pirate DVDs and counterfeit CDs)
    • Pornographic publications, DVDs and videos (includes DVDs and videos classified as R18)
    • Any DVDs and videos not legally classified by the British Board of Film Classification (includes DVDs missing classification labels)
  • Children’s items: 
    • Children’s car seats or booster seats
    • Baby prams and pushchairs, baby walking frames, door bouncers or baby slings
    • Child safety gates
    • Nursery furniture that contains upholstery (we can accept these if the item complies with The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 and has the relevant label attached, or predates 1950)
    • Repainted cots
  • Animal products: 
    • Items made of fur
    • Items made of ivory
    • Items made of bone
    • Turtle or tortoiseshell items
    • Items made from endangered species
  • Household:
    • Upholstered foam-filled furniture (we can accept these if the item complies with The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 and has the relevant label attached, or predates 1950)
    • Mattresses, pillows and quilts that are not in new, unused, condition

Alongside these listed goods, each of our shops reserves the right to refuse to take or sell items for other reasons not outlined on this page.

If you’re a UK taxpayer, we can claim an extra 25p for every pound you give – it won’t cost you anything.

Claiming Gift Aid on your donations could not be simpler, and it means we will be able to support even more people with life-limiting illnesses.

Our shop staff can help you ensure that we can claim Gift Aid on your donations.

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