Donation Guide 

UNDER THE RED TRAFFIC LIGHT WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING USED DONATIONS. DONATIONS WILL RESUME UNDER ORANGE & GREEN SETTINGS. 
Often we're the first thought when it comes to donating used goods and pre-loved items and we're so grateful. Use the below guide to ensure you are providing items we can use.

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Clothes, Shoes & Accessories  

We accept clothing, shoes and accessories for women & children (newborn - 17). Below is a guide for making a donation to Hutt Valley Women's Refuge:

  • In like-new or good condition with no rips, holes or stains.

  • Avoid donating clothes that are faded with any zippers and buttons in working condition. 

  • Any accessories like bags etc should be functional.

  • Please ensure items are washed and cleaned before donating them. 

Household items 

We accept clothing, shoes and accessories for women & children (newborn - 17). Below is a guide for making a donation to Hutt Valley Women's Refuge:

  • In like-new or good condition with no rips, holes or stains.

  • Avoid donating clothes that are faded with any zippers and buttons in working condition. 

  • Any accessories like bags etc should be functional.

  • Please ensure items are washed and cleaned before donating them. 

Furniture & White Goods 

We accept furniture and white goods in good, working condition. Large items need to be confirmed with our team before donating as we can use them in our Safe House or get them directly to our clients in need. 

  • Ensure items are in like-new or good condition.

  • Any white goods must be functional and working. 

  • Email refuge@huttwomen.org.nz with an image and information about your donation.

  • Arrange to drop items off as we do not have the facilities to transport large items. 

What we do not need 

While we appreciate generous donations from our supportive community, we can't accept everything. Below is a list of items that we are fully stocked that we are not in need of at this time.

  • Bed linen, like sheets, duvets and quilt covers.

  • Bath towels. 

  • Decor items like vases, wall art etc.

Our Give a Little page is up and running 24/7, if you'd prefer to make a financial donation, just click here.