MAP Methodist Asylum Project
Seasonally appropriate clothing (daywear) & shoes for men, women, & children, particularly for young adult men and women:
Jeans & trousers
Warm coats and jackets (during winter only)
New underwear & socks
Baby and children’s clothing
School uniform basics (without logo’s please)
All items must be clean, unmarked and in good condition. It is not possible to launder or repair items.
Bedding: Duvets, pillows, sheets, pillowcases & duvet covers
Crockery, cutlery, glasses, mugs & cups
Cooking pans and pots
Cookware, kitchenware and kitchen utensils, Knives
Household basics (bins, ironing boards, washing baskets etc)
We aim to offer core items of furniture to those setting up home in the area for the first time. Items must be clean and in good condition.
Sofas and suites
Dining tables and dining chairs
Chests of drawers
Beds and clean mattresses
At the moment, we have particular need for:
men’s shoes and trainers
duvets, blankets and pillows
Items can be dropped off at Avenue Church, 25 The Avenue, Middlesbrough, TS5 6PE on Wednesdays from 10am -1pm
If you want to discuss a possible donation
Call Billy Barnes on
We support our local community offering a wide range of quality donated goods at affordable prices. We collect unwanted household items and electrical goods free of charge repair if needed and sell them in our stores.
This will help the people who need it most in our community to furnish their homes, at an affordable price. Community work placements and volunteers gain new skills and training which helps them back into employment and reduces waste and landfill.
Tel: 01642 608791, 426 Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 2PT
Clothes Banks operate from local Eco shops.
You can drop off clothes, toys and bric-a-brac any Wednesday between 10am and 2 pm at the Tees Valley Eco shop at 21-25 Viewley Centre, Hemlington, TS8 9JH, or The Genesis Project (see below) or ring 07885599810.
Teesside Hospice -Furniture Collection
It is possible to book a free collection of furniture including sofas, tables, wardrobes, beds, small electrical items and much more. The items must be in a saleable condition for our shops. There is further information and a form on their website to start the booking process. www.teessidehospice.org/collection or call 01642 811140.
IPC- Investing in People and Culture who promote the social and economic inclusion of refugees and those seeking asylum, locally need:
Adult and children’s bicycles in good working conditions, helmets and bike locks
Adult (male and female) winter jackets and shoes and trainers
Bini Aria project manager Tel: 07411 157589 or Email: email@example.com
Bicycles needing repair can be donated to
Middlesbrough Cycle Centre Bike Library, 5 Station St. Contact: 01642 219620 Please ring first.
Children’s toys, books and crafts in new or nearly new condition are needed for local families receiving feast of fun food parcels Tel 07885599810 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
New or nearly new woolly hats and gloves and new socks are needed for seafarers.
These can be left at your Parish Church.
Homeless and Destitute in Middlesbrough Warm coats, hats, gloves, scarves and flip flops are also required and can be left at the cathedral where they will be passed to Parishioners working with the homeless and destitute in Middlesbrough.
The White Feather Project 17 Kings Road North Ormesby TS3 6NG -baby clothes, equipment and toys.
Mon-Sat 9.30-13.30. Closed Wednesdays
Tel 07552 830185 email@example.com
The Tesco Store in Coulby Newham have recycling bins inside the store near checkout tills 27/28 :
Soft plastic packaging (e.g. bread wrappers etc)
Used Cosmetic Containers
The Genesis Project take Furniture, Electrical Appliances and any other household items (Crockery, Cutlery, Bedding, Beds) as well as donations of clothes.
Contact: The Genesis Project
29 Martonburn Road
Items can be dropped off at the Genesis Project on Wednesday or Thursday between 10am and 2pm.
TWAM (tools with a mission): garden tools, sewing machines, engineering tools, computers, knitting machines including wool needles.
Tel: 01642 807319 to drop off and 07360 682862 to collect or Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Bra Recycling - Against Breast Cancer
Recycle your unwanted or unloved bras in good condition through “Against Breast Cancer”.
We will take them to a local bra bank red box. This raises vital funds for pioneering breast cancer research and an income for families in developing countries.
Single beds and duvet sets (covers only) new or in good condition are needed for local families by CAUSE. Please contact Pat Mcbride: email@example.com or CAUSE phone number 07935101812
Queries or further help with donations- If you are unable to drop off items or need further advice, please speak to a member of the Justice and Peace group, the lead in your parish including at St Joseph’s Stokesley or telephone: 07885599810.