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Donate items

Thank you for your support and for the donations that have been dropped off at our shop – they were fantastic!

If you would like to find your pre-loved baby items a loving new home, and help a great cause at the same time, then you are in the right place!

Here at BB&B we accept all donations of maternity, baby and child related items.

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

Types of donations we accept:

  • Cots (with all the screws), cribs, Moses baskets, travel cots
  • Prams, buggies, strollers
  • Bouncy chairs, high chairs, swing chairs
  • Baby carriers, slings, framed carriers
  • Baby monitors, sterilisers, bottle warmers, room thermometers
  • Baths, bath inserts, bath seats
  • Unopened toiletries, nappies, wipes, dummies
  • Bedding, curtains, cot bumper Sets
  • Changing units
  • Large bedroom furniture
  • Childrens' bunk beds
  • Clothing from birth to 10 years
  • Shoes
  • Maternity clothes
  • Toys (all parts complete)
  • Stage 0 car seats

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

How do you donate items to us?

Drop off at our shop

Donations can be dropped off at our shop on 466 Dumbarton Road, G11 6SQ during opening hours.

We are still required to isolate donations for 48hours and have limited space to store donations. There may be times when you try to drop donations off that we will need to turn them away because we are full. We hope this doesn’t happen often but need to make you aware.

If we are full, and can’t take anymore donations we will let you know when you try to drop them off. We kindly ask that if we are full on the day you try to drop off donations that you understand, and treat our volunteers with consideration and respect.

Please note we are unable to accept cots or large furnishings as donations at our shop.

Please contact us to arrange a collection of any cots, changing units, beds, bunk beds, furniture that you wish to donate.

We collect donations for free

Our collection diary is now full until December. If you are looking to arrange a collection please contact us at the end of November to check if our collection diary is open for 2021.

If you live within the City of Glasgow, or within a 15 mile radius of the city and would like to arrange for our driver to collect items from you please phone us and we will get back to you. Due to reduced numbers of staff and volunteers we are asking that you do not email us to arrange a collection.

One of our volunteers with the Birth, Baby & Beyond van.

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!