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Donating goods

Red Cross welcomes donations of high quality clothing, shoes and accessories for sale in our Red Cross stores. Donations are accepted over the counter at all Red Cross stores. Find a store near you.

We are unable to accept household items such as furniture and electrical appliances.

Read more about donating to Red Cross stores.

During an emergency

Red Cross does not accept or distribute goods donated by the public to communities affected by disasters. This is because we cannot store or transport the donated goods.

Red Cross appreciates people's generosity to want to help people affected by an emergency. The best way to do this is by donating money because this empowers people to buy what they need the most and support their local businesses.

Making a donation to Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery supports the work that Red Cross Emergency Services does every day in Australia and wherever we are needed around the world.