Donate to our shops

We are delighted to be able to accept donations!

To find out which items we accept, the process your donations go through, how to arrange a collection for larger items and for any other information relating to donations, please scroll below to learn more.

Our onsite donation point in Gosforth remains closed at the moment so please don’t bring any donations on site.

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.

To book in for a free collection, please contact us by emailing: 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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How your donations help

Your donations will ensure our staff and volunteers can continue to provide this specialist and compassionate care which means so much to so many patients and their families from across our region. Thank you.