Arts and crafts

Paper, pencils, felt, stickers, paint and all things that kids love to use for making those special pictures.

In the bathroom

Soap and bubble bath for children and/or new mums, new full bottles only please.

Baby baths or bath inserts. 

Blankets, bedding and sleeping bags

We accept flat or fitted sheets, blankets, quilts and mattress protectors for cots and Moses baskets. 

 

Books

All books in good condition with no missing pages or flaps. We don’t take battery books.

Bottles and sterilisers

In near new condition, but please no used teats please.

Microwave and cold water only, no electric ones. 

Buggies (see Prams below)
Bouncer chairs / rockers

These are for babies to lie in – must have a three point safety harness.

We are not able to pass on door bouncers or ride on rockers.

Carry Cots
Carriers
Children's chairs and tables
Clothing

Premature baby size through to 10 years. All clothing should be freshly laundered please and of a quality that you would give to your best friend. We would be incredibly grateful if you can sort clothing by size eg newborn, 0-3, 3-6, 6-12 months, 1-2, 2-3 yrs etc and label bags accordingly.

Please note we can’t pass on items with any family member reference on them eg best brother, mummy loves you, as if our family doesn’t have that relative then it could be upsetting. We also don’t pass on items with any country, religion, football team etc for the same reason.

We also do not pass on any adult clothing or maternity clothing.

Cots and Travel cots

We must be able to pass these on with the assembly instructions. If you don’t have the manual please find it online and print a copy so that you are sure it is being donated with all the requisite parts. 

Travel cots must have all four panels as mesh.

Formula

We can only take unopened formula.

Highchairs

Must have a safety harness. Please give it a scrub before donating if you can!

Mobiles for cots
If battery operated please remove batteries before donating.
Moses baskets / bassinets

Please note we provide new mattresses due to H&S regulations, so please take out the mattress before you bring it to us.

Muslins
For the Mums

It’s not all about the children! New mums need things like disposable breast pads, maternity pads and we also give them bathing products like tummy cream and bath oil.

Nappies

Disposable and reusable cloth (disposables can be from opened bags).

Nappy change bags
Nappy change mats
Playmats

Please do wash the playmat as this helps us pass it onto a family more quickly.

We do not pass on activity centres or moving sit in toys.

Pram accessories

Everything form cosey toes, newborn headrests, sunshades and rain covers to spare wheels.

Prams / buggies

Must have 5 point harness and brakes fully working. Please give it a scrub before donating, and if possible include the original manuals.

Safety gates and other safety items

We take safety gates (please make sure all the bits are included), but also other safety items like plug covers and cupboard locks…

Shoes and wellies

In good condition where the sole isn’t worn.

Toddler beds and bed guards

Beds must come with instructions to ensure that all parts are included and the item is safe. Please note we provide new mattresses due to H&S regulations so please remove this before donating.

Towels

Baby towels in new or next to new condition only

Toys

No enormous stuffed toys please, just small cuddly ones!

We accept all complete games, puzzles and children’s toys. However we don’t take any electronic toys requiring batteries. 

We can’t rehome ride on toys or activity centres. Generally we need things to roughly a shoebox size or smaller as many of our families are in emergency placements or accommodation with very limited space.

Wipes and nappy cream - unopened
Items we cannot rehome

Car Seats

Battery toys

CDs or DVDs

Door bouncers

Bumbo seats, ride on toys, sit in activity centres

Bikes or helmets

Maternity clothing or any adult clothing