You’re in for a treat if you visit our charity shop (cited as a ‘reason to go to Leather Lane’ by
Time Out ) on 14 February. There'll be live music, a singer and a special themed window display with heart shaped treats and gifts. 

Valentine's Day event in Age UK Camden shop

We hope you can pop down to our shop and show us some love, but don’t worry if you can’t – there are other ways you can get involved.

We love fivers, tenners and £20 notes make our hearts burst with joy. The quickest and easiest way to donate is by texting CAGE16 and the amount to 70070. Other ways to donate.

Donate and buy items from our shop
We love to receive your donations of good quality clothes, books, jewellery, furniture and bric-a-brac. Please take them to our shop during opening hours (Monday to Friday, 10.30am to 4.00pm).

Could you spare a few hours to help in our shop? You’ll be sorting, steaming and hanging donations, dressing the window and working the shop floor, as well as getting involved in one off events.

If you’d like to know more about this role, read Sharon’s story.

If you'd like to volunteer in the shop please email

We support older people to love later life

At Age UK Camden we support older people in Camden to live independent, enjoyable and fulfilling lives and make sure they have a voice.

As well as our shop, we offer services such as advice, befriending, counsellingcoffee mornings, digital inclusion and dementia wellbeing. Our two resource centres, in King’s Cross and Hampstead, provide activities, workshops and classes, as well as a hot lunch and somewhere to go for a cup of tea.