Glass Door guests turn to us for basic clothing, showers and food. We replenish our clothing bank throughout the year with generous donations and use canned goods and other food supplies in both the Chelsea Methodist Church drop-in and in our winter night shelters. We sometimes are not able to accept donations when our limited storage becomes full. Please do check our list of current needs before delivering.

13th November update: The clothing bank is looking sadly empty. Items for which we have a desperate need include:

  • All male winter clothing, specifically: coats, boxer shorts and shoes (trainers/boots rather than smart shoes)
  • Women’s winter shoes/boots and coats
  • Rucksacks
  • Suitcases/bags on wheels

    Items we normally are happy to receive include: 

    Items for our clothing bank:

    • Socks
    • New underwear
    • Sleeping bags
    • Bags, particularly rucksacks
    • Shoes and boots in decent condition
    • Clothing, including coats, jeans, t-shirts and  sweaters

    Items for our shower facilities:

    • Disposable razors
    • Shampoo
    • Shower gel
    • Hard soap
    • Bath towels

    Food: 

    • Coffee 
    • Sugar 
    • Biscuits
    • Jams and marmalades
    • Tinned tomatoes 
    • Tinned pulses
    • Rice
    • Vegetarian tinned soups

    We can not accept freshly cooked food or anything out of date.  

    You are very welcome to deliver items to the Chelsea Methodist Church, 155a Kings Road, SW3 5TX from 9am Monday to Friday. The church front door is often locked from 3pm, if this is the case please use our side door (labelled Chelsea Methodist Centre) on Chelsea Manor Street and buzz office number 7. Someone is in the Glass Door office Monday to Friday until 5pm. 

    Please get in touch if you would like to discuss or to arrange a delivery.