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Free charity collection

Arrange a charity collection

Can't make it to one of our shops? Don't worry, we can pick up your unwanted clothes and other small items – and it won't cost you a penny. Just use our online booking form. You will get to choose the date and where you want to leave your items.

Book a collection

Do you collect in my area?

Our online booking service is available for around 2 million households. Enter your post code into our booking form to find out if we collect in your area.

We're hoping to make the service available in even more locations in the near future. If you want to contact your local shop directly, you can find their contact details on our shops directory.

What items do you collect?

We pick up a wide variety of items, including:

  • clothes, shoes and handbags
  • homeware
  • soft furnishings
  • CDs and DVDs
  • books, toys and games.

A few things we cannot accept:

  • broken, incomplete or unsafe items (such as toys, glassware, ornaments, and china)
  • safety equipment (including helmets, children car seats, and safety gates)
  • medical equipment
  • videotapes and cassettes
  • real fur
  • coat hangers
  • quilts, duvets, large bulky curtains, cushions and pillows.

Furniture collections

Currently we can only accept furniture donations via the online booking service in Wigan, Lancashire and Poole, Dorset. However you may be able to arrange a collection if you contact one of our Furniture shops directly. View list of Age UK Furniture Shops

Do you have items to donate?

Need more information?

You can contact us on 0800 169 8787.  Lines are open 9am–5pm, 365 days a year.

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Last updated: Feb 04 2020

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