GIVE to found

found welcomes donations of a wide variety of goods, including:

  • Women’s, men’s and children’s clothing
  • Shoes, handbags, jewellery and accessories
  • Quality homeware – from vases and
    photo frames to ornaments and tea sets
  • Furniture (please check first)
  • Small electrical goods
  • Books, toys, CDs and DVDs
  • Mobile phones
  • Foreign currency

If you are a UK taxpayer, your donations can raise even more money
at no extra cost to yourself by signing up to GIFT AID.

Donations can be made to the shop in person when we are OPEN.

Regrettably the following CANNOT be donated to found:

Furniture and Homewares

  • Upholstered furniture without a fire label including all items donated as sets
  • Candles without instructions, plants and flowers

Electrical Items

  • Large electrical items including white goods
  • Televisions, electric shavers & waste disposal units
  • Sunbeds, tanning equipment, Christmas lights
  • Power tools without instructions

Heating and Cooking

  • Gas appliances (mains or bottled goods)
  • Gas cookers, oil / storage heaters, oil and gas Agas
  • Oil filled radiators (not supplied with a thermostat)

Sports and Safety Equipment

  • Bicycles & safety helmets, riding hats, crash helmets
  • Buoyancy aids, lifejackets, inflatable dinghies
  • Safety harnesses of any sort
  • Fire fighting equipment

Children’s Equipment

  • Children’s car seats, cots, carry cots, playpens
  • Prams, pushchairs, buggies and highchairs
  • Toys without a CE mark

Software and Hardware

  • Home recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes, computer games and software on recordable CDs and DVDs
  • Computer hard drives, laptops and notepads


  • Knives, swords, sword stocks or crossbows
  • Guns and ammunition (including replica guns, unless obviously toys)


  • Personal appliances, such as shavers, foot spas etc (unless in mint condition, sealed box)
  • Medication including vitamins and spectacles
  • Perishable goods, food and drink
  • Cleaning agents, solvents and adhesives
  • Items made from ivory
  • Items likely to cause offence and any other item at the manager’s discretion.



so much more than a charity shop