Donations in Kind

The Whitechapel Mission is always grateful to receive any donations in support of our work. We do not dictate what we are prepared to accept. If you feel that the gift will be useful in our work with homeless people, then we will be grateful to receive.

Contact Us

Whitechapel Mission
212, Whitechapel Road
London
E1 1BJ
T: 03000111400 - Auto Attendant
Advice Centre
T: 03000111500 - Direct
Mon - Fri: 9am - 3pm
Office
T: 03000111400 - Auto Attendant
T: +442072478280 - Direct
T: +442072478281 - Auto Attendant
Weekdays: 7am - 3pm
Out of Office Hours
T: 03000111600
4pm - 9am
Christmas Number
T:03000111600
24 hours - Christmas Only
Email
[email protected]

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Our Impact in 2020

  • Over 2,850 volunteers, offering over 20,930 hours of their time.

  • New figures reveal that 10,726 people were found sleeping rough on any given night in England in 2018/19, an increase of 32% on the previous year.

  • Figures reveal that 10,726 people were found sleeping rough on any given night in London in 2018/19, an increase of 7% on the previous year.

  • Rough sleeping in England has now increased by 250% since 2010

  • 24% of rough sleepers have been on the streets for 2 years or more.

  • 173,945 breakfasts served during this year, an average of 474 a day.

  • 7,925 different people used our services during this year.

  • 1,924 people used our advice services during the past year. 439 were women.

  • 24% of people using our services are under 26 years of age.

  • 6 people use the Whitechapel Mission's address to receive their post.

  • 32 people were helped to find employment

  • 17 were referred to drug or alcohol programmes.

  • 193 people received help in claiming benefits.

  • 32% of people using our services have been in care at some point.

  • 15% of people supported by the Whitechapel Mission have been in the armed services.

  • 48 people found permanent accomodation, either a flat or apartment. 426 people found a hostel during this year.

  • 19 birth certificates purchased during this year.

  • 98 people came to us without any form of ID at all.

  • 17,387 showers during this year.

  • 38% of people using our services have been in prison.

Bedding

Blankets and
sleeping bags

We are always looking to receive blankets and sleeping bags.

Duvets and Pillows

We CANNOT use duvets and pillows. Most of our people are sleeping on the streets and cannot carry them around all day. When we find accomodation for people we like to offer them brand new pillows and deuvets.

Coat Hangers

We CANNOT use any more coat hangers.

Deliveries

Weekdays

We have staff available to receive your donations and help unload your vehicle on weekdays from 6am until 4pm

Weekends

We have staff available to receive your donations and help unload your vehicle on weekends from 6am until noon. We would always recommend letting us know you plan to deliver at the weekend.

Other Times

If it is not convenient to deliver during these hours, please ring the office on 03000111400 and we can give you todays access code for the door.

Please do not attempt to make your delivery outside of these hours without arranging it with us in advance. Items left on our doorstep will never get to us.