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Donate a suit

Every suit and item of smart clothing will dress someone ready to face a job interview with confidence and make that crucial great first impression count.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

We are now accepting donation drop-offs and postal donations. 

RETAILERS - If you are a retail business wanting to speak to us about making a donation of surplus stock, please contact us on 0121 236 7770
or info@suitedforsuccess.co.uk we would be happy to
arrange a donation delivery during this time.

We take donations of new or 'excellent quality' gently worn male and female suits or smart clothing (shirts, trousers, dresses, skirts, shoes, and accessories) suitable to wear to a job interview. 

BEFORE YOU DONATE

Over a third of the public clothing donations we receive are unsuitable for our work. This means a large amount of our time, that should be spent supporting our clients. is spent sorting through unsuitable clothing.  

WHAT WE DO NOT TAKE

Please note we do not take the following items:​

  • Clothing that is stained, in need of repair, or really worn.

  • Casual clothing including jeans, t-shirts, trainers or sandals

  • Knitwear

  • Really worn shoes or in need of repair

  • Outdated suits

  • Used socks, stockings or underwear

Polite Notice: Please sort through your items to ensure they are suitable before donating them to us. We kindly request that ALL donations are in excellent condition and suitable for our clients to make a great first impression in a 'job interview' or to make a great first impression in a new job start.

WHAT WE DO TAKE

Take a look at our client makeovers to see the quality of the clothing we provide for our clients. Please ensure your donated items fit the item categories below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

We are always especially in need of good quality men's shoes, small sized slim fit men's suits ( 34 - 36 chest, 28- 30 waist trousers) size 18+ women's clothes also modest women wear (long-lined skirts and dresses, tunic dresses, abayas, long-sleeved tops, new leggings).

How to donate

Donation drop-offs
 

Donations can be dropped off at our centre on the following days and times: 

 

Tuesdays: 10am - 2pm

Thursdays: 10am - 2pm

Fridays: 10am - 2pm

Please get in touch with us to book an appointment to drop off your donation   info@suitedforsuccess.co.uk. Facemasks must also be worn and social distancing adhered to when dropping off. Please do not leave bags of clothing outside our centre.

Our address is: 

 

55 Springhill, Hockley 

Birmingham

B18 7BH

(We're a few doors down from the Springhill Tesco store. Parking is also available in
the Tesco carpark

For more information on what donations we take or to arrange to drop please email: info@suitedforsuccess.co.uk or fill out the contact us form below. 

 

 

Postal donations via DropPoint

 

Suited for Success has teamed up with a not-for-profit platform called DropPoint to receive donations via CollectPlus postal delivery service.

You can send up to 10kg from just £4.49 (a charity discounted rate). Conveniently drop your parcel off at your nearest CollectPlus store and your donation will be delivered directly to us via a parcel courier.

 

  1. Simply parcel up your donations. (Please note: the maximum size for sending a parcel with this service is 60cm x 50cm x 50cm and it must weigh under 10KG).
     

  2. Print your parcel label (by clicking on the logo below)
     

  3. Then drop off at a CollectPlus store To find your nearest drop off store click here.
     

  4. Your donation is delivered straight to our door.
     

  5. Click the logo below to print your parcel label and go through the steps and post your donation to us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other postal options

If sending donations by another courier or other postal options please add a delivery note instruction to deliver on a Thursday 10am - 3pm or Friday 10am - 3pm ONLY.

Arrange a donation suit drive

If your office or company would like to organise a suit drive for us please get in touch. We would be really happy to explore ideas with you, provide our logo and publicity also arrange a collection if in the Birmingham area. Find out more about arranging a suit donation drive for Suited for Success.

PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE PAUSED OFFICE SUIT DONATION DRIVES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Also: look at other ways to support our work

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