We want your unwanted clothes and possessions!

We want your unwanted clothes and possessions!

June 8, 2016 7:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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One of the two charities we are supporting this year through our fundraising efforts is BIADS, Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support. BIADS used to have a lovely shop in The Arcade in Barnsley, however it has recently closed and a valuable fundraising revenue has been lost.


We are therefore organising a clothes and possession collection, which we will then cash in with WeBuyClothes.co.uk. WeBuyClothes.co.uk will convert the weight of goods into cash, and we will then donate these funds received to BIADS.


Perhaps you have been planning to do a wardrobe clear out in readiness for changing from winter to summer wear, or maybe you are preparing for a house move and decluttering in the process. Now is the time to have a good sort out, and raise money for a really worthwhile charity in the process.


Full details of what we can/can’t accept (taken from WeBuyClothes.co.uk website guidelines):



  • New designer clothes with or without tags (including children’s over 2 years)
  • New high street clothes with or without tags (including children’s over 2 years)
  • New non high steet or designer clothes with or without tags (including children’s over 2 years)
  • New shoes and trainers with or without tags
  • New bags, belts and soft toys


CDs and DVDs

  • No counterfeits or fakes
  • Original undamaged case 
  • No blank CDs or DVDs
  • All items in good condition



  • Clean and lightly worn used clothes (including children’s over 2 years)
  • Good quality paired and used shoes
  • Good quality used bags
  • Good quality used soft toys
  • Good quality used belts

Not accepted:

  • Dirty, Stained, Ripped clothes
  • Faded,Worn out,Bobbled clothes
  • Old fashioned clothes/vintage clothes
  • Dressing gowns
  • Towels
  • Bedding (sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers)
  • Single shoes
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Children’s clothing under 2 years old
  • Baby grow/romper suits
  • Children’s school uniforms
  • Work uniforms
  • Wet/damp clothes
  • Books
  • Bric a Brac
  • Soft furnishings such as curtains, cushions
  • Plastic toys


Please contact our President, Jo Mackfall by email president@jcibarnsley.org.uk, to arrange collection/drop off.



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