‘It takes a village to raise a child – this is especially true in London where we often feel alone as parents.’

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  • Donate

    Little Village is a gift from one family to another; not hand-outs, so please use our simple rule of thumb: if you’d give the item to a friend, then we’ll take it.

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  • Get support

    Little Village can supply you with clothes, toys, books and equipment for babies and children up to the age of five.

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  • Volunteer

    We’ll offer you training and support, and you’ll make a real and practical difference to the lives of hundreds of local families in your community.

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  • Make a referral

    We don’t have complicated assessment criteria, but we do ask that families are referred to us via a professional.

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About us

  • Who we are

    Little Village is like a foodbank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of 5.

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  • What we do

    Our dream is that no child in the capital grows up without essential items of clothing, toys and equipment.

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  • Where we are

    We launched our first site in Wandsworth in January 2016. We opened in Camden in January 2017 and in Southwark in January 2019.

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Little Village Camden
Wishlist March 2020
Items we need:


As ever, we can only accept  good quality donations and only items on the list.

Thank you for your kind donations.


Boys & Girls clothes; newborn,  2-3 years, 3-4 years, 4-5 years

Snowsuits 0-6 months

Coats 0-5 years

Socks; Girl & boy 2 -5 years




Sippy cups

Feeding pillows

Nursing Pads

Highchairs (please clean before donating)

Children’s cups, plates, bowls, beakers & cutlery

Dummies (new) & teethers

Breast pumps (closed systems)


Baby baths and bath supports

Changing mats & bags


Baby toiletries – shampoo, wash, nappy cream

Sanitary and maternity pads

Baby wipes

Nappies (full packs only, sealed – especially size 5&6)

Toothbrushes & toothpaste (adult & child)



Cribs / Cots / cot beds / toddler beds (with all bolts & instructions, sorry but we can’t accept used mattresses)

Moses baskets

Cot bed and Cot sheets

Sleeping bags 0-6 months

Duvet covers




Stargazes (with all fixings & instructions)

Bed guards


Buggies from birth & strollers

Universal rain covers

Buggy clips



Small vehicles

Play mat/ baby gym

Baby bouncer chairs

Role play toys

Small toys for 0-5 (no soft toys)


All our items are gifts from one family to another. Please only bring us items that you think a friend would be delighted to receive. Thank you!








Items we don't accept:

Thanks to your incredible generosity, we ONLY need clothes for newborn and 2-5 year olds this month, plus coats. NO SUMMER CLOTHES YET THANKS! If you have other clothes to pass on please do hold on to them until next month when we will likely need our stock replenishing.

If you don’t have the things we need but you want to support Little Village families, check out our Amazon wish list for items that we need to buy new Camden Amazon. We’d hugely appreciate any items on this list. Thank you so much as always.

  • “I really appreciate the help and support you have given me. Thank you for treating me with dignity.”

    Mum of two
  • “The process to make a referral is straightforward along with the impeccable, speedy service delivered by the kind volunteers in organising each family’s items. Our family was delighted and overwhelmed with the vast amount of donations provided to them. Thank you so much!”

    Children's professional
  • “It means so much to know that my precious baby things are going to local families who really need some support. I like the idea that there is less plastic about, it’s just so much better for the environment. Toys particularly are used and discarded so readily it would be nice to know that these would all get a lot of use.”

  • “Very friendly ladies working here and very helpful. Make you feel special.”

    Parent we supported
  • “Little Village are lovely people who give hope to those in need.”

    Parent we supported
  • “It’s a very good service. It’s a very helpful service for families who find themselves in a difficult position, the staff are very friendly, helpful and not judgmental. I’m grateful for the help.”

    Parent we supported
  • “I just want to say thank you. This is the best charity organisation I have ever seen.”

    Parent we supported
  • “Brilliant service, brilliant friendly and helpful staff.”

    Parent we supported
  • “After working for 16 years I was super scared to use a free service but staff made me feel so much better about being here.”

    Parent we supported
  • “It’s hard to ask for help but here all the ladies make you feel good. They are friendly and very kind.”

    Parent we supported
  • “I am a disabled mum of 2 that is pregnant with my 3rd and my husband had to give up work to be my full time carer and with all the cuts in grants etc we were really struggling to buy what we need for the baby so without Little Village’s help we would really be in a dire situation. Thank you all so much for all your help and support.”

    Parent we supported
  • “I felt extremely welcome and loved the visit. My little one has everything he needs now – thank you.”

    Parent we supported
  • “Little Village is a lifesaver for families struggling financially.”

    Referral partner
  • “My child loved it and so did I. A wonderful place, very friendly and helpful staff.”

    Parent we supported
  • “It is an amazing place to be with so much love, the staff are friendly, lovely and amazing people.”

    Referral partner
  • “Made me feel welcome. I’d love to come to volunteer and return the help.”

    Parent we supported
  • “You people are lovely people. With your service you’re helping many people in life, including me. God will keep blessing Little Village. Thank you.”

    Parent we supported
  • “I’m very grateful for the help I received from Little Village. It’s a difficult time for me and I am thankful that there are people that are helping people like me.”

  • “What an amazing service! Angels!”

    Parent we supported
  • “Great community. Extremely helpful. Overwhelmed with all the support. Thank you.”

    Parent we supported

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