Donations There are 3 ways you can help support local carers via Carer Ventures Ltd: You can donate Items can be dropped off at any of the charity shops or NEWCIS offices. We also have a collection service for larger donations. If you would like to request a collection, please ring the charity shop on 01352 250148. We can take most items which are of a saleable quality, and are always on the look out for ladies clothing, toys and furniture. There are a number of items we cannot sell, including: Any safety equipment including car seats, helmets, harnesses, fire fighting equipment, life jackets, etc. Soft toys without CE label Gas appliances Oil lamps Cigarette lighters and cigarette lighter refill canisters Knives and scissors Used pillows and duvets (except pillow cases, duvet covers and mattress covers) Cushions, cushion covers and tailored furniture covers (unless fire label is attached) Candles without instructions Fireworks Electric blankets Sunbeds and tanning equipment Power tools without instructions and petrol or diesel fuelled garden equipment Swords, sword sticks, crossbows Guns and ammunition (including replica guns, unless obviously toys) Oil filled radiators (not supplied with a thermostat) Ovens with glass doors Inflatable dinghies and inflatable toys for water Home recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes, computer games and software Shavers, foot spas etc. (unless in mint condition, sealed box) Perishable goods, food, drink, medication including vitamins Cleaning agents, solvents, adhesives Items made from ivory Due to various regulations we are not allowed by law to take these items and disposal costs are incurred with goods we cannot sell. If you need any advice about what we can and can’t take, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can buy items from the shop We also have an online shop. There is a delivery service available for larger items. You can volunteer The NEWCIS Volunteer Co-ordinators will talk you through the volunteering options available that meet your individual needs and circumstances. Contact them on 01352 752525. "You can buy items from the shop, volunteer or donate!"