Drop off a gift

As part of our A Gift for Good campaign we are gratefully receiving gifts in good condition at any of our hostels and venues.

Our Childrens Residential Homes have young people aged 8 to 17 years old and young adults in our supported housing.

They’ve put together lots of ideas of things that they love:

  • Chocolate/sweets
  • Socks/slipper socks
  • Pyjamas
  • Toiletries gift sets
  • Bath bombs
  • Make-up sets
  • Gift cards
  • Skincare
  • Nail polish
  • Perfume
  • Fake eyelashes
  • Footballs
  • Cycle gifts – pumps, lights, gloves, reflectors
  • Torches
  • Water bottles
  • Hot water bottles
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Headphones
  • Lego
  • Childrens bedding
  • Minecraft related gifts
  • Harry Potter related gifts
  • School bags
  • Headphones
  • X-Box or PlayStation controllers
  • Bikes
  • Scooters
  • Arts & Crafts materials, felt tips, crayons, craft gift sets
  • Pencil cases
  • ‘Spooky things’
  • ‘Slime’
  • Baking sets
  • Fidget spinners
  • Sensory toys
  • Dressing gown
  • Small household items – for when residents move to semi-independent living

Drop off points include:

  • The Malt Cross, St James’s Street
  • YMCA Housing, Commercial Gate
  • YMCA Housing, Bridge Street
  • YMCA Community and Activity Village
  • YMCA Housing, Edinburgh Street
  • YMCA Housing, Shakespeare Street
  • YMCA International Community Centre

We thank you for any gifts received, however big or small. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for contributing to the lives of young people.

View our A Gift for Good campaign