Your donations help feed the homeless, facilitate the work of the SOS Bus, and support young people living in supported accommodation as well as raise money when we sell goods at the YMCA Charity Shop.
If you are looking for other ways of donating, such as your time or money, go to www.southendymca.org.uk/donate.
Here are a list of items for different areas of Southend YMCA, and the contacts to arrange getting them to us.
Donations to our supported housing project
Please do not donate foodstuffs that contain alcohol.
Food & Drink
Coffee, teabags, sugar, long life milk / powdered milk
1 litre long life fruit juices (orange and apple preferred)
Individually wrapped chocolate biscuits (e.g. Kit Kats, Penguins)
Tinned hot dogs, ham and corned beef
Tins of chilli, meatballs, meat curry, minced beef, chicken in white sauce, stewed steak
Traditional tinned vegetables
Tins of tuna pasta (spaghetti or shapes)
Tins of baked beans, spaghetti, ravioli, spaghetti Bolognese, beans with sausages
Tins of fruit
Tins of steamed sponge puddings
Tins of custard and rice pudding
SMASH instant mash
Jars of cooking sauces
Orange, lemon, summer fruit squash
Tins of soup
Washing up liquid
Single bedding and duvets
High street vouchers
SOS Bus Project
Sleeping bags & blankets
Hats & gloves
YMCA Charity Shop
Drop off to YMCA Shop, 4a Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2NE or call to arrange collection of large good on 01702 463875.
House clearences are available (only items that can be sold will be collected).
Opening hours Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Furniture (Currently on urgent appeal)
Clothing & Accessories
Media (VHS, CD's, Cassettes, Vinyl, DVDs)