Due to our limited storage facilities we are not in a position to take any of the following items currently:
Coats or Clothing
Duvets or Blankets

We are extremely grateful for the various donations of food and goods that we receive, which go a long way to helping the many homeless people we support. We are currently in need of the following items:

  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Toilet Roll
  • Kitchen Roll
  • Tissues (Boxes and individual small packets)
  • Baked Beans
  • Cooking Sauces (jars and packets)
  • Long Life Milk
  • Biscuits
  • Fruit Squash
  • Household Cleaning Products
  • Bin Bags

Please do not include any products containing alcohol.

Our Outreach Team also provide supplies to rough sleepers on a regular basis. The items they need are:

  • Sleeping Bags
  • Small tents (preferably double walled)
  • Wipes
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Mens & Ladies Underwear
  • Snack/Cereal Bars
  • Small Bottles of Water
  • Deodarant

Donated items may be delivered to our Shelter at 200 New London Road, CM2 9AB which is open to receive donations between 7am – 10pm.

Thank you to everyone who has given to CHESS in the last little while. Please keep a check on the CHESS Homeless Facebook page for requests for specific items as needs arise.

You can download a copy of this list for your convenience or to pass onto interested parties. Food & Goods donation list