Donate furniture

Open Hands provides essential furniture items to vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families in Leicester thanks to generous donors such as yourself. The charity seeks to meet people with their most immediate and basic of needs and offers a free collection service to those wishing to help to meet such needs through donating the following furniture items:

Single/double beds, 2 seater sofas, dining tables, dining chairs, chest of drawers, single wardrobes, fridges, freezers, electric ovens, washing machines and microwaves.

The charity is also able to accept some other non-essential furniture donations which will be sold with all profits reinvested into the future of the charity’s furniture project.

Before completing our furniture donation enquiry form please check that:

Your details:

Area of Leicester:
How did you hear
about Open Hands?

Other: please specify:


I would like to donate:

Bedroom Furniture

Single bed:Qty:
Double bed:Qty:
Chest of drawers:Qty:
Single wardrobe:Qty:


Living/Dining Furniture

2 seater sofa:Qty:
Dining table (small - 3ft x 2.5ft):Qty:
Dining chairs:Qty:


Kitchen Appliances/White Goods

Electric oven:Qty:
Washing machine:Qty:


Donor disclaimers:

Please tick to confirm all items you wish to donate to Open Hands are in a good condition with all components in full working order.

If you are donating a soft furnishing item/s please tick to confirm that every upholstered item (divan bed base, mattress, sofa, covered dining chair) has a fire safety label attached and that you are from a non-smoking household.

If you are donating an item from a household that has a pet with fur please tick (this allows us to be cautious around those we are helping who have allergies).

Please view our furniture collection policy for further information.



Open Hands collects furniture for free during the hours below. Please indicate which of the following options would be most convenient for you and we will contact you to confirm your collection. Please note that morning slots will take place between 8.30am-12.30pm and afternoon slots will take place between 12.30-4pm.

Monday AM (09:00-12:30)
Monday PM (12:30-16:00)
Tuesday AM (09:00-12:30)
Tuesday PM (12:30-16:00)
Friday AM (09:00-13:00)

Additional collection notes:
(e.g. any access routes we need to be aware of)

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