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)

Household Goods

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

Cot bedding

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

Bedside cabinets

Beds and clean mattresses



Coffee tables


Priority request

At the moment, we have particular need for:

cooking pans

men’s shoes and trainers

men’s trousers

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

Mobile: 07970192841





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. 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:


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


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


The Tesco Store in Coulby Newham have recycling bins inside the store near checkout tills 27/28 :

They take:

Soft plastic packaging (e.g. bread wrappers etc)


Used Cosmetic Containers

Ink Cartridges

Light Bulbs


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



Tel 07487652555

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



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: 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.