Donate Items

Donate Items

We are very grateful to our generous community for donating items that help the Helping Hands Community Project work!

With limited storage space however, we can only take items in good condition that we need to support our clients through our Soup Kitchen & Drop-in, the House2Home project or that we can sell in our shop to fund our work.

If you or someone you know would benefit from support from our charity in Leamington, Warwick & Kenilworth, get in touch or pop into The Lighthouse.

We are collecting shoe boxes again this Winter to brighten the day & support those locally in need.

Last donation date: 3rd December

Please fill a shoe box, (lid & box wrapped separately, attached with an elastic band) with any of the following items: Toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, flannel, dry shampoo, deodourant, coffee / meal vouchers, clothes vouchers, hats, scarves, gloves, socks, handwarmers, sanitary products, face mask, hair brush / comb, book, 2021 diary, notepad & pen, pocket games e.g. cards, chocolates & sweets.

You can donate at the Helping Hands
– Lighthouse Charity Shop Monday to Friday 10 – 4
– Gateway Cafe Wednesday to Friday 10 – 2:30.

Helping Hands Community Project coat drop is back for Winter

As the weather is getting colder and wetter, we are now collecting warm clothes and coats to give out to our clients.

Please donate to keep our clients warm at Helping Hands
– Lighthouse Charity Shop Monday to Friday 10 – 4
– Gateway Cafe Wednesday to Friday 10 – 2:30.

If your company or organisation would like to have the coat rail for a week as a drop-off point for your employees or the community, please get in touch.

Soup Kitchen & Drop-in

We provide the essentials for the homeless at our drop-ins.

Most needed:
Instant coffee, tea & takeaway cups.
Underwear – boxers, pants, socks, tracksuit bottoms, leggings
Sleeping bags

How to donate: Please drop donations off mentioning drop-in at The Lighthouse 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday

House2Home Project furniture to support people being rehomed or in need

House2Home

We provide furniture and household goods to recently homed and low-income families. Thank you to our generous community for providing these goods that our volunteers deliver to help turn empty houses into homes!

We are very grateful for the many offers of support, but with limited storage space we can only take items in good condition that we need for the people referred to us in small homes that we do not already have in our limited storage space.

Most needed: We are currently accepting in limited numbers single and double beds, wardrobes, chests of drawers, table & chairs, sofas, fully-functioning fridges & freezers, electric ovens, microwaves, washing machines, bedding, duvets, pillows and linen.

How to donate: Please e-mail details (size and photos) to Helpinghandslwkdonation@gmail.com. If the donations are soft furnishings please include a picture of the fire safety label and state if they are from a pet/smoke free home – thank you!