How to donate items?

We accept most items and also offer a collection service for those located within the South London area. If you have any queries regarding items you would like to donate please email info@alextlc.org.

Unacceptable Donations list:

  • Any item utilised by inserting in mouth, blowing or sucking, for example: Drinking bottles eg. sports and baby bottles Dummies, teething rings, spouted drinking cups. Musical instruments that are not brand new eg. recorders, whistles except brass/metal instruments, Electronic/fake cigarettes unless brand new & sealed.
  • Broken or damaged baby equipment eg. pushchairs, highchairs, travel cots, baby cots.
  • Child car seats (unless new and in original, sealed packaging)
  • Contact lenses
  • Cooking/ornamental knives or similar may be accepted. These must only be stored under the Counter.The Manager only may sell these items at their discretion to Customers over 18.
  • Cot mattresses (unless new and in original sealed packaging) Adult/child mattresses that are stained, damaged and/or without a fire safety label.
  • Damaged protective equipment eg. goggles, knee or elbow pads
  • Faulty electrical or battery-operated goods
  • Fitted cookers and fitted white goods
  • Gas appliances/bottles
  • Illegal drug paraphernalia
  • Medical equipment eg. bandages, plasters (unless new and in original, sealed packaging and within expiry date)
  • Opened packs of adult, child or baby nappies/sanitary items
  • Opened packs of personal wipes and cleansing items eg. cotton wool/buds
  • Opened, unsealed or out of date packets of food or drink
  • Personal photographs/identification documents
  • Pornographic materials
  • Prescription and non-prescription medication
  • Privately recorded or pirate copies of audio or visual materials
  • Real fur items
  • Soft furnishings (including pillows, cushions, duvets) that are stained, damaged and/or without a fire safety label
  • Suntan/fake tan products
  • Syringes/needles
  • Underwear/socks/hosiery unless brand new in packaging or with tags intact – except brassieres, petticoats, camisoles, vests
  • Used hair brushes/combs/curlers
  • Used or unsealed toiletries/make up
  • Used safety helmets
  • Used sex toys

Get in contact if you would like to donate items: