Donate goods - Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare
Raystede welcomes visitors to gain a unique glimpse into the work of an animal welfare charity.
Entry is free. To help control numbers onsite, visitors must please book a ticket – this is for the welfare of our animals and the safety and enjoyment of our visitors.
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Donate goods

We are currently unable to accept any donated goods.

We are currently unable to accept any donated goods.

Please keep them for us and we'll let you know when we can take them again, hopefully later in the summer.

Thanks to your incredible generosity, we can't accept donations at the moment but do please keep them for us and we'll let you know when we can take them again, hopefully later in the summer. In the meantime, do please come and shop with us or check out our eBay - we have some fantastic goods for sale

Your donated goods help Raystede's animals

How to donate your goods

On arrival at Raystede please make your way to our charity shop just behind the cafe and ask to speak to someone at the shop till. Please don't just drop off your donated goods without speaking to one of our shop staff or volunteers.

Gift Aid - make your donation worth even more!

If you are a UK taxpayer you can boost the value of your donated goods by 25% at no extra cost to you. Simply ask to sign the Gift Aid Declaration in our charity shop and leave the rest to us.

We are very happy to accept donations of:

  • Bric-a-brac (ornaments & crockery)
  • Console games, DVDs, CDs & Blue Ray
  • Toys, games and puzzles
  • Clean clothes: men's, women's & children's
  • Books
  • Accessories: jewellery, bags, shoes, hats & scarves

Unfortunately we can't accept donations of:

(Raystede gets charged to dispose of these items)

  • Electrical equipment
  • Items of household furniture
  • Quilts, pillows and any other linen
  • VHS videos
  • Audio cassette tapes
  • Clothes hangers
  • China dolls
  • Car seats, prams or other large baby equipment e.g. high chairs
  • Pictures
  • Cycle helmets

Thank you for supporting Raystede in this way

Your kind donation helps us to rescue and care for more animals in need.

We rely on your support to save animal's lives & do the work we do.

Monthly Donation One-off Donation