All the items we give out are gifts, from one family to another. We couldn’t do what we do without your amazing donations of great quality items for babies and children. The effort you make to sort and sift your donations before bringing them to us makes such a difference. Please read below our guide for what we can accept and how to prepare your donations before you bring them to us.
Thanks to the generosity of the community, all North London hubs will be closed for donations until May and will then be operating via an appointments system. Please keep an eye on this page where were will let you know when we’re open again and how to book a donation slot.
Our Battersea and Balham sites are currently open for donations by appointment.
Little Village Battersea
3 Tun Yard, Peardon Street, SW8 3HT
Open for donations of anything on the wish list below by appointment only. Book here to donate: https://signup.com/go/dBbeLGR
Little Village Wandsworth
St Mark's Church, 53 Rowfant Road, SW17 7AP
Open for donations of cots and buggies by appointment only. Book here to donate: https://signup.com/go/asHcxMR
Little Village Camden
Currently closed for donations until May.
Please revisit this site at the end of April for details on how to donate.
We’re not able to have our usual volunteer teams sorting donations right now. Please help us by following this guide to donating during the COVID-19 crisis, to help us get items out to families as quickly as possible.
Do you accept all donations for babies and young children?
We can only accept items on the list below. We have limited space to store items.
How do I donate safely?
Please do not donate (or ask someone to collect your items) if you are showing symptoms of coronavirus or if you are self-isolating. Please hold on to the items, as we will still need them in future.
Please follow the principles of social distancing when you are donating and stand at least 2 metres apart.
Please leave your donations in the marked areas; our volunteers will then collect them.
Where can I donate?
We are accepting donations at our Wandsworth and Battersea sites by appointment, and at volunteer homes in North London.
When can I donate?
To aid with social distancing, please book an appointment to donate. Please see "when and where to donate" below to book your slot.
Our donation wish list
Updated 01.03.2021 - If you have a cot or cotbed and are unable to get a delivery slot please email email@example.com
Tips for donating
- Items accepted at the site you are donating to
- Clothes sorted by age and gender
- Quality, intact equipment with all parts and instructions
Please don't bring
- Overly worn, stained clothes
- Equipment with broken or missing parts
- Used teats
- Baby formula
- Used mattresses
- Car seats — we can't accept them
We have specific needs on certain donated items. If you are looking to donate one of the following items, please check the videos and downloadable info for each:
- Cots and cotbeds:Watch the video | Find and download the manual for your cot bed here
- Buggies, prams and strollers:Watch the video
- Toys:Read our guidelines
- Feeding equipment and other kit:Read our guidelines
- Our donation safety standards:Read about our safety standards