Charity Shops

Autism Bedfordshire has two charity shops:

Bedford – 70 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NN
telephone 01234 261100
9 am – 5 pm every day (opening times vary at the moment – so please call before visiting)

Dunstable – 47 Lowther Road, Dunstable LU6 3NL
telephone 01582 472411
9 am – 5 pm every day (opening times vary at the moment – so please call before visiting)

See our news page for up to date information on shop openings and the safety measures in place

Donations – what would we like to receive?

Our beautiful boutique shops have lots of bargains and a hard to resist range of goods, including accessories, bags, books, clothing, crockery, games, films, jewellery, music, ornaments, art work, shoes and toys. More unusual items such as sports equipment, musical instruments and home furnishings, are also welcome: if you are in any doubt, just ask.

Gift Aid – how to boost your donations

We can claim Gift Aid from the sale of any donated goods.  The scheme allows us to claim an extra 25 pence for every £1 a Gift-Aided donation raises. Participants will need to give their contact details to the charity shop when they make a donation. When the goods have been sold, they will be notified how much they have helped to raise for our charity.

Volunteering – join the team

We’re always looking for volunteers, so if you can spare some time each week and would like to become part of one of our amazing shop teams please give us a call or visit one of our shops and pick up a volunteer application form.

Our eBay shop

We have an eBay shop where we sell donated items that may raise more money for the charity.  We can also sell large items eg furniture and can arrange pick up and delivery, so please get in touch with the AB office on 01234 214871.

 

Please come and visit soon to browse, buy or donate.