Donate by Post FAQs

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What can I donate?

Items we accept for donation

Clothing: Quality dresses, coats, jackets, knitwear, tops, shirts, skirts, jeans, shorts, and children's clothing.

Accessories: Handbags, wallets, hats, scarves, gloves, sunglasses, belts, ties, cufflinks, watches.

Shoes: Any style, provided they are in pairs.

Jewellery: Including watches, costume pieces, and fine jewellery.

Homewares: Unused gift sets, ornaments, vases, linens, quality kitchenware, fine china, crystal glassware and stylish home decor items. (Please make sure to package these carefully!)

Items we cannot accept for donation

  • Damaged, stained or broken items (it will cost us to dispose of them)
  • Furniture
  • Duvets and pillows
  • Children's car seats
  • Prams, pushchairs or cots/Moses baskets
  • Electrical items

How many items can I donate by post?

Each parcel can weigh up to 10kg and measure up to 60cm x 50cm x 50cm.

Ensure each parcel has its own label. If you need an additional label, click here to request one.

What will happen to my donation?

Your donation will be sent to our online hub in Scotland. Our dedicated team of staff and volunteers will carefully sort through the items and determine the best place for selling, whether that be the DEBRA Online Shop, DEBRA eBay store, or our high street stores.

Your donation will then be unpacked and undergo a quality check. Items that are unsuitable for sale will be recycled where possible.

Will I be charged to post my donation?

DEBRA covers the postage costs through our partner Yodel, allowing you to send your donations to us for free.

The funds raised from your generous donations make it worthwhile for us to cover these postage expenses.

Can I Gift Aid my donation?

Yes, you can Gift Aid your donation! By signing up for Gift Aid, you can increase the value of your donation by 25% at no extra cost to you. To add Gift Aid to your donation, simply call 0141 840 2321.

Where do I post my donation?

With over 7,500 drop-off points across the UK open seven days a week, donating your items is incredibly easy. Use the Collect+ store locator to find your nearest drop-off location.

I don't have a printer, how can I post my donations?

Once you complete the form, you'll receive an email with a barcode. Download the barcode to your phone and take it to a Collect+ drop-off point. They can scan it and print a label for your donation.