A list of places where unwanted goods can be donated to and also what organisations will take what in the Dartford area.

 

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Choices

Choices (Formerly North Kent Women’s Aid) is appealing for toys for the children in refuge but they have to

be new please. Also gifts for mums and selection boxes. These families have fled violent

relationships so are not near family, friends, etc. Www.nkwa.org.uk. Tel 01322 384792. Drop

offs arranged in Dartford & Gravesend. All donations for Xmas (inc non perishable food)

appreciated.


 

Stone Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Stone Beavers/Cubs/Scouts are always looking for anything that would help run their

programme, like paper, felt tip pens, paint, glue, sports equipment for indoor / outdoor use,

string, rope and camping/cooking equipment. Please contact Mick on Mstrevens@aol.com

 


 

Dimples Day Nursery

Dimples Day Nursery would be grateful for any of the following: scrap paper, note pads, card,

colouring pens/pencils, fabric (shiny, silky, sheer), dressing up clothes, off cuts of wood,

children’s books, plants (tomato plants, bulbs things like that). Logs for Forest School. Please

email enquiries@dimplesnursery.co.uk


 

 

Elm Court

Elm Court (in Priory Mews on Watling Street) would be grateful for vases books and jigsaw

puzzles  and anything else that may keep their elderly residents occupied.


 

The Brent Rangers (at The Brent Primary School) are grateful for any donations of

seeds, bulbs or plant pots

 

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British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation will collect good quality furniture. Here is the link to arrange

collection: http://www.bhf.org.uk/test/van-collection.aspx

 


 

 

Ellenor Lions Hospice

 

The Ellenor Lions Hospice today can take all foreign currency, no matter how small, mobile

phones, including charger, old toners from printers and clothing and bric a brac for their

shops. They will also take toiletries and goods for raffles.

 


 

Dartford Men's Shed

 

The Dartford Men Shed are grateful for donations of tools. Email them on

dartfordshed@outlook.com

 


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Dartford and Crayford Sea Cadets would like anything nautical, boats, garden tools or any

related memorabilia. Contact them on 01322 225730 or email: dartfordscc@gmail.com

 


Cats Protection League

 

The Cats Protection League can use cat scratching posts, cat toys, food, litter, towels

and just about anything that can be used by cats. Please contact them on this link: http://

www.cats.org.uk/bexley/contact-us

 


KATZ collect donations of cat food via the donation box in Dartford Sainsbury’s. They also are grateful for blankets, towels

and any other items can use. Call Vivienne on 07837488942.


Gateway Vineyard - Dartford

 

Food and toiletries can be dropped off to the Gateway Vineyard Dartford on a Tuesday, Wednesday

or Thursday between 10am and 2pm. The foodbank is open on a Tuesday morning between 10am

and 12noon or Thursday afternoon between 3pm and 5pm where donations are also gratefully

received. There are further Food Bank drop-off points at St Edmund’s Church, Dartford and

Asda, Greenhithe.


 

Orchard Junior Scale Model Club

Orchards Junior Scale Model Club, meets in the Meeting Place, Orchards Shopping Centre every other Monday and

would be grateful for any donations of model kits to build – see their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/

OrchardsJuniorScaleModelClub?fref=ts or contact patriciachapm@aol.com.

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Alzheimers and Dementia SupportAlzheimers and Dementia Support Services have a day centre Garden Lodge based in Northfleet but, includeing Dartford area residents. They are asking for donations of wool. People could drop off to our day centre or it could be collected.

 

compiled by Kelly Goldsworthy