Charity Shops

Our charity shops are a treasure trove for bargain hunters and savvy shoppers. Whether you buy from us or donate to us, you’re changing lives with every item.

Shop with us

Our friendly charity shops always welcome visitors, whether you’re a serious shopper or just browsing. Come and see what bargains can tempt you!

Follow our furniture warehouse on Facebook to see our latest bargain buys, retro classics and upcycling projects!

Donate to us

We appreciate any donation you can make. All proceeds from sales in our charity shops go directly into funding our services for vulnerable people across the UK.

In particular, we always need:

  • Clothing and paired shoes
  • Toys and games
  • Books
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Decorative items
  • Furniture
  • White goods
  • Mirrors and pictures

Free charity furniture collection in Newcastle

Our furniture warehouse offers a free pick-up service for suitable donations. Give us a ring on 0191 277 7810 to arrange.

Volunteer at our charity shops

Our charity shops are great places to volunteer. If you’re interested in gaining experience in a retail environment, meeting new people and helping to make a difference in your local community, get in touch.

Want to volunteer in a different way? Check out our other volunteering vacancies.

  • Gateshead charity shop

      Address: Changing Lives’ Charity Shop, 41 Jackson Street, Gateshead NE8 1EE.
      Call: 0191 477 7767
      Opening times: 9am-4pm Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday. Sunday closed.

  • Newcastle furniture warehouse

      Address: Changing Lives Charity Furniture Store, Stamfordham Road, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 5HH.
      Call: 0191 277 7810
      Opening times: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Saturday 10am-3pm. Sunday closed.

Make a donation

Donate today and help our dedicated staff and volunteers around the country continue to support over 14,500 vulnerable people and their families every year.