Local organisations accepting donations
Charity shops – Too many to list individually but every high street has some. We list those accepting electricals below
Richmond Foodbank – Local foodbank collecting food donations at various locations in Richmond.
Spear – Local homeless charity who may accept single bedding, kitchen items, male clothing, jeans, tops and shoes in good condition.
The Vineyard – Local homeless charity who accept wide range of goods.
The Bike Project – Charity refurbishing old bikes to give to refugees (Hampton drop-off point)
Vets (towels, cat/dog food) – Many vets will take towels and sometimes collect food etc for animal charities.
Charity shops that take electricals
Giving away furniture
Furniture (Richmond) – Twickenham based furniture recycling – will collect.
Furniture (St Margarets) – St Margarets based furniture recycling – will collect.
Princes Alice Hospice – free furniture collections
Websites for giving things away
DropPoint – DropPoint helps you pass on your unused clutter to charitable organisations across the UK.
Freecycle – Website allowing users in Richmond to offer or request things for free.
Olio – Food sharing app – offers leftover food to local users.
Gumtree freebies – Large free classified ads site – for sale section includes freebies and it has huge reach – useful for hard to give away items.
The Hygiene Bank – charity collecting unused toiletries, personal care and household cleaning products with local drop off points in the Borough
Wrap up London – collects coats for the homeless every Autumn – local drop off points