The RSPCA Sheffield Branch is a separately registered charity to the National RSPCA which is based in Horsham, Sussex. Although we receive some support from the National RSPCA, we have to generate all our own running costs for the animal centre ourselves, through local fundraising in the Sheffield area.
Every item purchased from our charity shops helps to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals in need.
We have 3 amazing shops based across Sheffield. Our Woodseats, Chapeltown, and Broomhill shops showcase clothing, shoes, accessories, books, DVDs, games, trinkets and small pieces of home decor. We look forward to welcoming you to our shops soon!
Our fantastic Ebay shop showcases vintage and collectible items and is a real treasure trove. Visit today and see what you can discover!
In 2021 we will be launching a new Facebook Charity Shop and a new Charity Shop at the Sheffield Animal Centre -watch this space!
Donations for our Charity Shops
Thank you for thinking of us for your donations!
We take charity donations at the Sheffield Animal Centre every SINGLE day from 10am and 3pm.
We are always in need of good quality clothing and accessories, bric-a-brac, books and DVDs, but are grateful for all items donated to our shops.
An estimated £30bn worth of unworn clothes sits collecting dust in UK wardrobes – while 300,000 tonnes of discarded garments go into landfill or incinerators every single year. The Charity Retail Association estimates that each charity shop saves 29 tonnes of textiles from going into landfill each year and with over 300 RSPCA charity shops nationally that’s around 8,700 tonnes saved – the equivalent weight of over 1,200 African elephants!
We can all help to be more sustainable and less wasteful.
Please donate any good condition, pre-loved items to us for our shops.
Interested in running a donation drive at your university or place of work? Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
We always need extra pairs of hands at our RSPCA Sheffield Shops to help to sort donations, make the displays pop, and serve our customers on the till.
If you’d like to join our wonderful retail team as a volunteer, please visit our Get Involved page to see our current vacancies.
Follow our shops on social media for regular updates. We are on Facebook and Instagram.
Donations we can’t accept
There are however some donations that we cannot accept. Some are for safety and hygiene reasons, others due to lack of demand. In those cases, it costs the charity money to dispose of the items.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept donations of the following items:
- Prams and pushchairs
- High chairs
- Baby bouncers
- Moses baskets
- Cots including travel cots
- Child car seats
- Toys without a CE label
- Large outdoor toys
- Walking frames
- Disability seats
- Walking sticks
- Golf clubs
- Large exercise equipment
- Safety equipment such as cycle helmets
- Video tapes, cassettes and video recorders
- Magazines (both bound and unbound)
- Anything depicting or promoting hunting
- Items of an offensive nature
- Chemicals / Drugs
- Washing machines
- Tumble driers
- Old style TV and computer monitors
- Broken electricals
- Hair curlers or straighteners
- (unless new and unused)
- Large suitcases
- Broken furniture
- Gas appliances
- Duvets and pillows
- Tall/standard lamps
- Garden tools
- Household/DIY waste
- Counterfeit clothing or accessories
- Anything containing fur
- Anything containing ivory
- Used make-up or toiletries
If these items are brought to our shops to donate, the shop staff will not be able to accept them.
Please contact us on email@example.com if you have any questions and we will be happy to advise you.