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We are delighted to be able to accept donations again!

For your convenience we have made some changes to the way we accept them. We ask that you check to make sure your local shop is accepting donations, you can do this by calling your local shop or checking the shop’s webpage prior to making a trip as each of our shops have different donation policies and procedures in place.

Our onsite donation point in Gosforth remains closed at the moment. Our patients are amongst the most vulnerable, so please don’t bring any donations on site.

Find your local St Oswald's shop

We are looking for all types of clothing, including bags and jewellery, children's toys, small electrical items and TV’s, gym equipment, homeware, CD & DVD's, gifts and accessories.

Our Free Collection Service has resumed but we are currently operating a reduced service so please be mindful that it may take several days for us to respond to you via email or phone.

To book in for a free collection, please contact us by emailing: retailhelpdesk@stoswaldsuk.org or calling 0191 246 8123 and leaving a voicemail message. A member of our team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Our team of retail volunteers safely and carefully sort donations into categories such as adult clothing, children’s clothing, books, glassware, and so on.

All clothing is steam cleaned before going on display on the shop floor. Any clothing that is damaged or not suitable for sale is re-cycled and any broken items which cannot be sold are either re-cycled, ‘up-cycled’, or sent to landfill as a last resort.

Make your donations go further with Gift Aid

You can increase the value of all your past and future donations which you give to St Oswald’s by completing our gift aid form.

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Fill in our Gift Aid form