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Donate items

While we remain closed to the public we are only able to accept the following items on our donation list from the 20th of April 2021. If we require more of one item for our packs, and less of another we will update our social media. The items we require are dictated mainly by the referrals we receive therefore can change at short notice.

We kindly ask that all items donated to us are in a usable condition.

Types of donations we accept:

  • New feeding bottles
  • Long dated infant milk
  • Baby food (long dated jars and pouches 4-6 months and 6+months)
  • Disposable nappies size 0-6+
  • Reusable nappies all sizes
  • Baby wipes
  • Nappy bags
  • Nappy ointment
  • Prams suitable from birth, buggies, strollers + accessories
  • Moses basket + stand
  • Cot + mattress
  • Bedding for cots and Moses basket
  • Nursing cushions
  • Clothing aged 0-16 years
  • Shoes infant size 0 to youth size 6
  • Maternity clothing
  • Sterilisers
  • Bottle warmers
  • Baby monitors
  • New bottle teats
  • Breast pumps
  • New children’s cutlery
  • Playmat
  • Changing mats
  • Baby carriers
  • Baby chairs
  • Unopened toiletries, nappies, wipes
  • Breast pads

Types of donations we don't accept:

  • Broken prams, buggies, strollers
  • Broken toys
  • Car seats (except for stage 0)
  • Ripped or stained clothing items
  • Opened nappies
  • Used bed guards or safety gates
  • Black out blinds
  • Water-logged outdoor toys
  • Stained or moulded high chairs

At the moment we are also unable to accept donations of large furniture, books, games, teddies or toys.

What happens to the items after you have donated them to us?

Once we have received donations, and they have been safely quarantined, our BB&B team get to work checking them over, making sure they are complete and safe.

Each item is checked, and double checked, then our team log the item and either put it in our Starter Pack storage facility or for individual sale in our shop.

Around 90% of the items we receive are allocated to our Starter Packs, any over stock we have is put up for sale in our shop. All funds received from items sold in our shop go straight back into our organisation!

All donations, big and small, make a huge difference to the families we work with. Without your donations we would not be able to provide our free Starter Packs to families.

Thank you for your support!