Pack and post FAQs
The better or more desirable the item, the more money we can raise to support our work fighting the causes of homelessness. Then, the more people we can help!
We can help the greatest number of people in the long run by tackling the underlying causes of homelessness, and driving long-term change. We raise money by reselling items to fund our work, and at the same time our customers can buy a great item at a bargain price.
The maximum size we can accept is 60 x 50 x 50 centimetres, and no more than 10 kilograms in weight. The drop-off points will reject your parcel if it is bigger than this, so please split your parcel into smaller ones if necessary and print off additional labels.
Yes! Just download the number of labels you need. Each parcel needs a unique label.
You can use your postage labels for up to 28 days after generating them.
Yes. This is a UK-wide scheme. There are nearly 8,000 Collect+ drop-off points across the country, and these are being added to all the time.
Yes, and this includes all of our Shelter shops. Collect+ drop off points are based in 'essential' locations such as convenience stores, petrol stations, and newsagents. Some 95% of the UK population lives within one mile of a Collect+ drop-off point.
Unfortunately, while our shops are closed in accordance with government guidelines, we do not have any collections facilities available. In normal circumstances, we can only collect furniture from locations close to our furniture shops. Please see our Shop finder for more details.
Our maximum size for parcels is 60 x 50 x 50 centimetres, and under 10 kilograms in weight.
If your parcel is bigger than that, please split your donation into smaller packages and print off multiple labels. It won't cost you anything.
Unfortunately, oversize parcels won't reach us and will be rejected at the point of drop-off.