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Crisis at Christmas wishlist - London

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

If you would like to help support Crisis at Christmas by donating any of the goods below, please deliver them to the Crisis Warehouse in December.

Community Donations drop off will be open 3rd of December – 14th of December.

Warehouse location: 

Crisis at Christmas Warehouse

101 Drummond Road


SE16 4DG

Our warehouse will be open from Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 3pm. 

We also have an Amazon Wishlist if you would like to purchase a gift-in-kind donation!

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 31 January 2020.


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

People who need a bed over Christmas can stay at our residential centres, where we offer a place to sleep and access to showers.

  • Blankets
  • Towels
  • Like new winter sleeping bags

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 pencils
  • Coloured paper/ craft paper
  • Shin Pads
  • Goalie Gloves

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, scarfs and gloves
  • Men’s Shoes (Sizes 9-11)

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

  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant (roll-on; no aerosols please)
  • Shaving Foam
  • Mouthwash (no alcohol)

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

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

We regret we are unable to collect items.