Our Shops

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay by card or cheque?

We are happy to accept cash but please pay by contactless whenever possible. Thank you.

Do you sell Children’s clothes?

We do, in our Sturminster shop.  Any Children’s clothes donated in Blandford will be taken to Sturminster Newton for sale in our shop there.

I am unable to get my donations to the shop, are you able to collect?

We will do our best to arrange a collection so please email us on dhc.friends.blandford@nhs.net

Can you accept Furniture?

We are only able to accept very small items of furniture that are easily portable by a member of our team.  Any upholsetered item must have a fire safety label attached.

I have some electrical items to donate, are you able to accept them?

We love to receive small, portable electrical appliances that have a plug attached. We are unable to accept computers, microwaves, old style televisions or any item that has to be fitted by an electrician such as ceiling or wall lights.

I would love to volunteer but look after my grandchildren in the School holidays/ go away every year. Is that ok?

Volunteering has to work for you, as much as it does for us! We are happy to work with you, whenever you are available and understand that your family and travel plans will come first.

Can I Gift Aid the donations of goods that I make to your Charity Shops?

Unfortunately we are unable to process Gift Aid currently for donated goods.