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Crisis at Christmas Community Wishlist - London

  1. Crisis at Christmas relies on donations from members of the public, community groups and companies to supply the items our guests need most urgently.

If you would like to donate any of the items below, please deliver them to the Crisis Warehouse in December 2018.

Warehouse location: Bermondsey, London. Please check back soon for the location and opening times

If you have any questions, please contact us on ccdonations@crisis.org.uk or 079 8070 1738

Over Christmas volunteers serve delicious meals throughout the day, as well as hot drinks and snacks. All food and drink items must have a ‘use by’ or ‘best before’ date extending past 31st January 2019.


  • Biscuits
  • Crisps and savoury snacks (ideally individual portions)
  • Chocolate and confectionery (ideally individual portions)


  • Bottled water
  • Soft drinks (300-500ml bottles; no glass please)
  • Instant Coffee granules

Toiletries are key items to help maintain personal hygiene and give restore someone’s self-confidence

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant (roll-on; no aerosols please)

Books provide entertainment for guests, and a chance to relax or expand their knowledge on a particular topic.

  • Fiction or non-fiction in good condition

Clothing, shoes and blankets are given out to our homeless guests who need it most. We can only accept new or like new clothing.

  • Winter Jackets and Coats
  • Jeans or warm trousers
  • Warm jumpers
  • Underwear (new only)
  • Warm hats and scarfs
  • Men’s Shoes (Sizes 9-11)
  • Blankets

Crisis at Christmas has a huge range of entertainment and activities to inspire guests and create a true Christmas atmosphere. Arts and craft can help build self-esteem and provide a chance for self-expression.

  • Colouring pens, pencils
  • Coloured paper/ craft paper
  • Paint – Watercolours and acrylic
  • Paintbrushes

Please note we are unable to accept donations of the following:

  • Duvets and mattresses
  • Pillows
  • TVs or any home electrical items
  • Computers, laptops or ancillary equipment
  • Furniture