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We are grateful for all donations. But we can only accept items that can be resold in our storesIf you donate items that we cannot resell, we have to dispose of these at a cost to the hospice. For the safety of our teams, please be careful to wrap any sharp items that are donated. Please do not leave any donations outside our Donation Centre or shops at any time. 

We are able to accept:  

  • Saleable clean clothing 
  • Shoes, handbags and accessories
  • Bric a Brac
  • Good clean household textiles 
  • Unwanted gifts 
  • Sealed toiletries 
  • Jewellery 
  • Small electrical items which have a plug attached and are in good clean working condition 
  • CDs, DVDs and vinyl 
  • Books

We are unable to accept: 

  • Soiled or wet clothing 
  • Broken items with missing parts 
  • Coat hangers 
  • Sharp knives, weapons or replica weapons 
  • Suitcases 
  • Used or soiled duvets and pillows 
  • Electrical items with no plug 
  • Foot spas 
  • Microwaves 
  • Old style TVs, video recorders 
  • Video or cassette tapes 
  • Items containing mould 
  • Car seats or booster seats 
  • Safety or cycle helmets and safety equipment 
  • Fake or counterfeit items 
  • Golf bags without clubs 
  • Medical equipment 
  • Fancy dress outfits 

If you’re still unsure whether you can donate an item, please ask your local Ashgate Hospice shop, or call our Donation Centre on 01246 203727.