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The Cold Truth - What Items Can I Donate?

What Items Can I Donate?

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Each charity is different and needs different things at different times of the year. We have put together a wish list of all the items currently needed below. Take a look and if you can help, please drop off to The Wave and Swansea Sound Head Quarters.

Clothing and Shelter Essentials

Items
Rucksacks
Sleeping Bags
Tents
Warm Blankets
Hats
Warm Jumpers
Waterproofs
Male and Female Trainers
Women's and Men's Jogging bottoms Small - Large
Batteries and / or torches
New Socks
Beanies
Scarves
Gloves
Umbrellas
Purses/Wallets
Back packs
Hot water bottle
Pyjamas
Soft furnishings/cushions/photo frames
Small alarm clock
Calendars/diaries
Men's Jeans 30in - 34in
Women's Jeans 8 - 14
Men's Jogging Bottoms Small - X Large
Women's Jogging Bottoms Small - Large
Men’s Trainers / Boots 8 - 11
Women’s Trainers / Boots 4 - 8
Men’s Underwear (boxers) NEW Small - X Large
Women’s Underwear NEW 8 - 14
Socks Men’s and Women’s All sizes
Men’s Fleeces and Hoodies Small - X Large
Women’s Fleeces and Hoodies 8 - 14
Warm scarves, gloves and hats  
Men and Women's Trainers  
New underwear S / M / L

Toiletries

Items
Wet Wipes
Roll on (not spray)
Sanitary feminine products
Individual packets of tissues
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Grooming sets for men
Hairdryer
Brushes
Hair accessories
Manicure set
Perfume/after shave
Shower Gel
Make Up
Nail Varnish
Shampoo
Towels
Small packs of tissues

Food

Items
Individual packets of crisps
Bottles of water
Sweets
Chocolate
Sugary treats
Individual biscuits
Pot Noodles
Tinned Food
Dried Foods
Pasta/Rice/Lentils
Cereals
Powdered milk
Pet Food
Sweets/chocolate/biscuits
Coffee
Sugar
Dishwasher tablets

For Children

Items
Toys
Games
Travel Games
Puzzle Books
Gift vouchers
Headphones
Stationery
Pens/pencils/colouring pens
Folders
Watercolour painting set

Please remember that items given to the homeless should be wherever possible lightweight as storage is obviously an issue. Jumpers etc should be thin and lightweight as being able to dry thicker clothes is extremely hard.

Please Remember:

Do not donate the following due to limited storage available:

  • Duvets, pillows, curtains, electric items, dresses, cutlery, crockery, handbags
  • That donated clothes should be on the smaller size rather than XL
  • Travel size toiletries are much easier to carry
  • That items given to the homeless should be wherever possible lightweight as storage is an issue and drying thicker clothes is extremely hard