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 6 MONTHS SHELF LIFE.


  • Jigsaws ONLY IF all the pieces are there
  • Small Bric-a-brac items
  • Children’s toys & books. Good condition 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, Printers, Scanners & Laptops
  • 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

Furniture & white goods

  • Small furniture items as well as bookcases, tables, dining room tables and chairs
  • Antiques in good condition
  • 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
  • NO beds
  • NO mattresses
  • NO organs
  • NO 3 piece suites but we will accept good condition small sofas with fire retardency waring labels.
  • NO cheap, chipboard/flat pack items
  • NO prams OR pushchairs UNLESS in good condition
  • NO Baby walkers OR Baby car chairs


  • 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.
  • NO Hospital beds
  • Medical Feeds – with at least 6 months until expiry