Donate Items

What we DO & DO NOT take!

Please bring donations to our warehouse rather than the shop. The warehouse is open Monday / Wednesday and Friday 9.30 to 4pm

Jacob’s Well Warehouse
Jacob’s Well Yard (Take the turn in between Aldi and MKM)
Swinemoor Lane
HU17 0JX


  • Good quality clothing
  • Shoes, Bags, Belts
  • Hats, gloves, scarves
  • Good Quality Underwear
  • Blankets, sheets, new pillows, New Duvets or duvets in very good condition
  • Knitted Items including Baby & children’s clothes, blankets from cot – single bed size.
  • Wool
  • Hand tools & power tools (sent abroad)
  • Unwanted Metal & metal items (for scrap value)
  • Bikes
  • Musical Instruments EXCEPT pianos.
  • Shoe boxes to send abroad.  Contents can include, small toys, toiletries, stationery, colouring books, wind-up torches, sewing kit, calculator, wallet/purse, jewellery, make-up BUT NO sweets/medicines/money
  • NO BOOKS except for paperback novels published in the last two years.


  • Unopened bags of rice, pasta, noodles & cereal
  • Tinned food.
  • Vitamin drinks (such as nutricia & fortisip) but they must have AT LEAST 9 MONTHS SHELF LIFE.


  • Jigsaws ONLY IF all the pieces are there
  • Small Bric-a-brac items
  • Children’s toys & books.  NOT Soft toys
  • DVD’s and Music CD’s, LPs but NOT videos
  • NO pictures NO lamp-shades
  • Good quality Mirrors


  • Working Mobile Phones
  • Small Electrical Items in good condition & working order
  • Working Computers & Laptops – but NOT printers
  • Flat Screen Monitors, working keyboards and mice.
  • Flat screen TV’s, NO DVD recorders or video recorders
  • NO CD players or sound systems
  • NO organs but we do take electric keyboards

White goods

  • White Goods – washing machines, etc. providing that they are in VERY GOOD condition and work. BUT NO FRIDGES & FREEZERS
  • Cookers;  freestanding cookers in VERY good, working condition; Not built in ovens or hobs


We are currently not accepting furniture.


  • Bandages & dressings, Unused Ostomy/Stoma products
  • Medical equipment, such as thermometers, blood pressure machines, ventilators, heart monitors, etc.
  • Hearing aids, Spectacles (not broken ones or sun-glasses)
  • Wheel chairs, crutches, etc.
  • Hospital beds
  • Medical Feeds – with at least 9 months until expiry