How To Donate

You’ve done a de-clutter and have a pile of pre-loved gems you no longer need. They are ready for another life but you don’t know what to do with them. Here is all you need to know about how and what to donate to a charity shop.



All charity shops love good quality pre-loved clothing; women’s, men’s and children’s plus footwear and accessories.

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Most charity shops accept small items of furniture with some shops specialising in all types of furniture. Most will offer a collection and delivery service.

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Homeware, Toys & Books

Your unwanted homeware, kitchenware and knick knacks can all find a new home through your local charity shop. Most shops also accept toys and books.

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Corporate Partners

All Tex Recyclers Ltd, Irelands largest independently owned textile and shoe grader for worldwide export. A local company with global importance. Textile and shoe reuse is an eco-friendly solution for a sustainable future. Reduce waste, save resources, create jobs, support local communities and everyone can play a part.
All Tex Recyclers Ltd offers a leading collection service for charities, with the common goal of diverting textiles from landfill and facilitating its reuse. Transformation lies ahead.
Paula Mc Auley
General Manager
Retail Integration are committed to doing everything possible to expand human potential. We do this by developing sustainable software solutions, by building a creative and diverse team and by making a positive impact in communities where we live and work.
Retail Integration has been supporting many charity retailers across Ireland for over 25 years have developed the Meridian Retail system. We are delighted to be a Corporate Partner of Charity Retail Ireland and together we will continue to support charity retailers across Ireland.
Patrick Heslin
Managing Director
Sustainability is of paramount importance for Cookstown Textile Recyclers as it helps divert clothing and shoes away from landfill, protecting the environment and providing sustainable employment in our local communities.
Cookstown Textile Recyclers sustainably reduce waste generation by promoting reuse and recycling over disposal. CTR’s business serves a global reuse market that preserves resources within the resource-intensive clothing industry.
Peter Fisher
Operations Manager
There is now an opportunity to globally press the ‘reset’ button, to innovatively and creatively plan for a more sustainable future.
At Thriftify we value Charity Retail Ireland as they work towards minimizing the generation of waste, creating a platform for charity retailers to connect, inform and support each other.
Rónán Ó Dálaigh
Sustainability is a key focus for us, it’s the reason we started Haru. We believe secondhand is the future of retail for economic, environmental and social reasons.
Haru makes online fashion resale easy for charities. We joined Charity Retail Ireland to hear from and engage with charities across Ireland, ensuring our technology and service was always meeting their needs.
Sam Lynas
The RFC Security Group has a strong belief in long-term sustainability which is a core pillar of our company ethos spread across all divisions of our business.
Our future proofing sustainability programme benefits the values of the business whilst reducing our carbon footprint and further enhancing our sustainability practices”
Terry Conlon
Commercial and Training Manager
We started in 1997 with one truck, two customers and four bins. And an idea. That a company could be driven by customer service.
Our award-winning waste management model helps you keep more waste out of landfill, become more sustainable and free up your time to focus on what’s really important – running your business. As your sustainability partner, we tailor the waste management and recycling solution to suit your organization's goals.
Jeff Abbott
B2B Waste Management Specialist
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Impact of Charity Retail

The triple impact measures the financial, social and environmental performance of charity retail. Charity shops make money for their charities to provide services but they also have huge environmental and social benefits.