People often ask us what sort of things they can donate to Matthew’s House. We do really appreciate all donations but unfortunately, there are some items we can’t accept for health and safety or practical reasons. Here is a list of what we can and what we can’t accept. Thank you for your generosity.

Items we love:

  • All tins and jars
  • Dried food
  • Tea and coffee
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Herbs & spices
  • Flour
  • Oils
  • Cereals
  • Fruit & vegetables
  • Baked goods
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Sanitary items
  • Lip balms
  • Under arm sprays
  • Mints and chewing gum

We cannot accept these:

  • Duvets and bedding
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Household items
  • Cooked food
  • Leftovers
  • Chilled or frozen food