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

Recognising the nature of our industry and the footprint it leaves behind, the Codex team has sought to find ways to make our organisation more sustainable and environmentally friendly. We have committed ourselves to reducing our carbon footprint and creating environmental efficiencies wherever possible.
As an Irish owned specialist in B2B office solutions, we work with customers large and small, to support them however and wherever they work to consolidate suppliers, reduce costs and streamline ordering across their business. With over 40 years’ experience supplying companies, colleges, and public sector organisations, we understand the importance of making life easier for our customers.
Patrick Murphy
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
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
The most sustainable way to shop is simply to reuse. With your help, our goal is to grow the second-fashion industry and in turn lower the impact on the planet, increase funding for charities and reduce costs for consumers.
Haru offers a way for charities and brands to sell their quality second-hand clothing, while giving people a proper choice when it comes to sustainable fashion. The fashion industry accounts for around 10% of global carbon emissions and nearly 20% of wastewater. Growing the second-hand market can go a long way to helping these issues.
Sam Lynas
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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.