We would love to turn your unloved items into cash

Help us to support children and young people by donating your unwanted items. Your donations are the lifeline of our charity. Our Lighthouse shops need your good quality, reusable items.

How to donate

We can accept donations at all of our Lighthouse shops between 9am and 5pm Monday to Saturday. We are also always happy to collect your unwanted furniture for free. If you have a lot of items to donate and you cannot take them to a shop, telephone your nearest Lighthouse shop and they will do their best to arrange a free collection.

What we can sell

  • Furniture (of good quality)
  • Electrical items (in working condition)
  • Clothing:
    • ladies, men’s and children’s wear
    • fashion and last season clothing
    • ball and wedding gowns and formal wear
    • vintage and retro
  • Soft furnishings:
    • linen
    • throws
    • curtains
    • rugs
  • Shoes and leather belts
  • Jewellery
  • Bric-a-brac – ornaments, china, ceramics
  • Collectables
  • Pictures
  • Books
  • CDs and vinyl records
  • Musical instruments
  • Mobile phones
  • Toys and games

What we can’t sell but we still love

Clothing of any quality can be recycled and we can raise money from these items. We are more than happy to accept your damaged or non-saleable clothes but it would be appreciated if you could put these into separate bags and let the store team know, when you drop these off.

Unfortunately, we cannot sell damaged or broken items that do not comply with trading standards regulations. Items (other than clothing) that we cannot sell, unfortunately costs the charity money to dispose of.

Items we cannot accept

We don’t like turning anything away but there are some items that we have to refuse because of safety and legal reasons. If you have any queries, please contact your local shop team.