The items charity shops need the most

Must See 21/01/2019

While the world takes on the Marie Kondo method and parts with the things they no longer need, donation shops are overwhelmed with second hand goods. But not all deemed desirable. 

So if you're cleansing the home and planning on giving back, what can you actually give that will help? 

Red Cross Regional Retail Manager Taina O'Leary spoke to Duncan Garner.

What charities don't want:

  • Lots of children's toys - especially plastic ones
  • Printers and other electronic items where the working order is difficult to ascertain
  • Clothing in a poor condition

What they do want:

  • Lots of good quality, good condition, clothing
  • Homewares
  • Furniture

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