Donate your preloved items

If you’re looking to donate preloved items to a Tŷ Hafan shop, thank you so much. Your generosity really will help a short life be a full life.

To help us make the most of your donations, please read our helpful Guide. By following it, you can save us vital time and money.


How to give items and change more lives


  1. Find the type of items you’re looking to donate in the list below.
  2. Read our guidance about the types of items we can and can’t accept, and the ones we can recycle to raise funds.
  3. Read and follow our pre-donate top tips. This will help us process and sell your items quicker, saving us valuable time and money.
  4. Find your nearest Tŷ Hafan shop and its opening times using our search tool. We have 18 shops across south and west Wales.
  5. Give your local Tŷ Hafan shop a ring to check if it’s currently receiving donations. We have limited space in our shops, which means we sometimes have to stop accepting items for a short period.
  6. Visit your local Tŷ Hafan shop, meet our lovely staff and volunteers, and drop off your items.
  7. If you’re a UK taxpayer, don’t forget you can use Gift Aid to boost the value of your donation by a huge 25%. Sign up online now, ask about Gift Aid in your local Tŷ Hafan shop, or show your Gift Aid donor card if you’re already signed up.
  8. Sit back and feel proud that you’ve done something wonderful to support children with life-shortening conditions and protect our planet.

Your helpful guide on what we can accept

Help save the environment

By dropping off your preloved items at one of our shops, you’ll help protect our planet now and for future generations. That’s because every year our 18 shops prevent a massive amount of waste going into landfill and damaging the environment.


Did you know, each year we recycle


tonnes of textiles


tonnes of shoes and bags


tonnes of books

Boost your donation by 25% with Gift Aid

Did you know that Gift Aid doesn’t just increase monetary donations or sponsorship by 25%? You can also use the easy-to-use scheme to increase the value of items you donate to our shops. 

To start doing this, complete our straightforward Gift Aid registration form today. It should only take you one minute. Or you can sign up to Gift Aid at your local Tŷ Hafan shop when you drop off your items. 

Visit your local Tŷ Hafan shop

Across South and West Wales, we have 18 local shops that are brimming with hundreds of great bargains.

To see which of our shops is nearest to you, simply use our Find your local shop tool.

Handcrafted by Tŷ Hafan

Buy lovingly crafted items or join our volunteers and create new products to raise funds.