We are grateful for:


Please contact us on 01271 321171.

Our current partner for processing online donations, Virgin Money Giving, will cease operating on 30 November 2021. We will shortly be offering a new means of donating money online to Freedom Community Alliance.

In the present situation with Covid-19 restrictions and precautions in place, please contact us on 01271 321171 before bringing any donations to the Freedom Centre..Thank you.


Canned or packet food (in date)
Fresh, chilled and frozen food by arrangement only please.
Please check that nothing you donate contains alcohol.


Clothes (new or used but in good condition)
Underwear (new only please)
Shoes (in pairs)

Toiletries (unopened)

Sleeping bags (but NOT duvets)
Bedding (sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases but no duvets or pillows please)

Tents (small)

Please bring your donations during our reception opening hours, 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Thursday.

We’re closed on Fridays and over the weekend.
Clothing may be placed in the collecting bin in our car park at other times.
We have a food collection bin behind the tills at Sainsbury’s Barnstaple.

But please…

  • don’t leave us things we haven’t asked for – it costs us money to dispose of them!
  • don’t leave things outside our front door – it makes it hard to get in (or out)!