*We are not currently accepting second-hand donations due to additional staff demands & increased health & safety precautions. However, you can still recycle your items & support Solace via Thrift or Ziffit.
- Thrift sells your second-hand clothes for you. Money raised from the sale of your items can be donated to your chosen charity - including Solace. For more info visit their website here.
- Ziffit in partnership with Virgin Money Giving is a free, easy to use app/website to sell unwanted books, CDs, DVDs and games for cash. You can donate the value of your unwanted goods to Solace. Their handy app means it's easier than ever to donate!
Your donations help women and children escape domestic abuse - thank you!
Arriving at refuge can be daunting and traumatic. Many women will have left home with only a few basic items, others will arrive with nothing at all. To help women settle in when they arrive we always give them an essentials welcome pack, with a few basics for their stay and a small gift for their children.
We’ve created a simple list so you know what items you can donate and those we don’t accept for health and safety reasons. Simply check the list and complete the form below.
Must have basics…
- Sanitary protection
- New women’s basic toiletries including body wash, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair brushes
- New single bed linen – duvets, pillows, duvet sets
- New hand & bath towels
- New cot linen
We love to receive…
- New soft toys for child up to 5 years old
- New books & games for children up 12 years old
- New luxury toiletries for women – hand cream, body cream, perfume, bath products
- New make up
- New/Nearly new women’s clothes for interviews
- New/nearly new clothes for small children up to age 5 years
- New/nearly new books for women
- High-street shopping vouchers
- Cards for women with words of inspiration & well wishes
- Long-life and tinned food
- Car seats
- Carry/Travel Cots
- Prams and buggies
Sorry these items aren’t accepted…
- Second hand soft toys
- Formula milk for babies
- Second hand bedding