We collect

cards1GREETINGS CARDS
Birthday, get well, sympathy, new home, greetings and thank you cards are collected and remade throughout the year.  Easter and Christmas cards are collected during the 6 week period following the event.

stampsPOSTAGE STAMPS AND POSTCARDS
All and any kinds of stamps are collected and sold to dealers, private buyers and via Eastbourne Auctions, who are supporters of the FoEH.  Please do not remove stamps from postcards, which are sold separately.

woolKNITTING WOOL
Our volunteers make many items from donated wool including: Baby clothes, toys and Twiddlemuffs. 

ribbons,buttonsHABERDASHERY ITEMS
Bits and pieces such as: ribbons, buttons, beads, textured fabrics for volunteers to sew onto Twiddlemuffs and for card making

milk bottle topsPLASTIC MILK BOTTLE TOPS
These are recycled by FoEH volunteers John and Mary and are made into everyday items such as dustbins and children’s play equipment.  They can ONLY RECYCLE MILK BOTTLE TOPS as other bottle tops are not made of the same type of plastic. 

SILK FLOWERS AND FLOWER BASKETS
silk flowersFlower shop volunteers provide a Florist’s service to the people of Eastbourne, as well as to the staff and patients of the Eastbourne DGH, producing beautiful arrangements – flower baskets are ideal and if they are free, so much the better!  Silk flower arrangements are very popular so your donation will be used to give someone pleasure.

presentNEW GIFT ITEMS/UNWANTED PRESENTS
New gifts are sold at our Summer and Christmas fairs.  We do not have a bric-a-brac stall so are unable to take used items. box choc
We also welcome donations of wines and spirits and chocolates etc.

SILVER, JEWELLERY & BAGS
jewelleryJeanette and June, sell donated items of silver and jewellery on their stall at the summer and Christmas fairs.  They will take any items including broken watches and costume jewellery.  Eastbourne Auctions support the ladies by auctioning the more valuable items and selling bags to collectors.

bubblebathBATHROOM PRODUCTS (NEW)
We take unopened/unused items such as make up, creams and soaps which we sell at our fairs.

BOOKS
books1jpgAnn and Bruce, who run the book stall, are happy to collect donations of hardback or paperback books. 

HOW TO DONATE

Please bring your donations to the Friends Office or the Friends Shop, which is in the main foyer of the hospital. 

Alternatively, call the office on 01323 438236 and we will arrange for someone to collect your donation.