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Weekly wish list

As requested by supporters, here is our weekly wishlist of all the items we’re currently in need of and where to drop them off. Thanks so much for your help!

To help manage donations we’re now asking that if donating in Birmingham that preferably these are dropped off on a Monday or Tuesday (9am-5pm). Otherwise please call the number below to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Currently we are in desperate need of:

  • Warm winter coats
  • Old mobile phones preferably with their chargers

Any of the below will also be much appreciated!

Food donations

  • Pot noodles
  • Soup – vegetable, tomato or meat
  • Tinned Fish
  • Tinned meat (including halal)
  • Tinned beans (butter beans/kidney beans/baked beans)
  • Tinned Vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Pasta/Rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Instant mash
  • Porridge Oats/cereal
  • Breakfast bars
  • Chocolate bars and biscuits
  • Long life milk
  • Pitta bread
  • Jam/Marmalade
  • Tea/coffee
  • Sports drinks (NOT energy drinks)

Other items

  • Warm winter coats
  • Toothpaste & toothbrushes
  • Unopened toiletries
  • Washing powder
  • Bags for life
  • Men’s trainers (new only)
  • Mobile phones and chargers

If you can help and live in or near Birmingham…

Please drop off to:

St Basils Youth Hub
Heath Mill Lane
B9 4AX

Any queries please call Hannah or Vanessa on 0121 766 6907 or email


If you can help and live in or near Coventry…

Drop off will be to CV1 4LY but in the current climate the building is not staffed so please arrange in advance to drop off your donation so we can ensure someone is there to receive it.

Please contact Team Leader Tari via or call 0777 5997 957.

Thank you so very much!


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