Bring Back Hope – Item Donation Guide

We thought it might help if we listed what we can accept as donations.

  • Waterproof Outdoor Jackets
  • All and any Fleece
  • Walking and Technical Trousers and Salopettes
  • Shorts
  • Hats, gloves, scarves, and socks
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • All children’s outdoor clothing
  • Walking polls
  • Tents and shelters
  • Rucksacks
  • Day sacks
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping mats
  • Cookers
  • Pots and pans suitable for lightweight camping
  • Climbing gear
  • Mountain, sun, and glacier glasses

All gear should be able to be reused for its original purpose. For example, tents should be complete, all clothing should be reusable without repair and all donations should be clean. Please check the pockets before sending.

Please don’t send us

  • Any gas cylinders
  • Hydration packs
  • Under wear

What happens to all the donated gear?

All reusable and fit for purpose gear is sent out to one of the applicants or community groups working with the homeless in the outdoors.