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 Night Shelter at 200 New London Road, CM2 9AB during the hours of Monday – Friday 09.00 am – 5.00pm. It may be worth calling us in advance on 01245 281104 to ensure someone is on site to receive the items you are bringing.

Due to our limited storage facilities we are unable to take any of the following items currently:
Coats or Clothing
Duvets or Blankets
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