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.

16 October update: We have are in particular need of Sleeping Bags and the items below in boldIf you can help restock our supplies, we would be extremely grateful.

Items we normally are grateful to accept include:

Items for our clothing bank:

  • Socks
  • New underwear
  • Gloves and hats
  • Bags, particularly rucksacks
  • Shoes and boots in decent condition 
  • Clothing, including coats, jeans, t-shirts, track-suit bottoms and  sweaters


  • Sleeping bags
  • Towels
  • Oyster cards (even without any funds on them). Please mail to Glass Door at 155a Kings Rd, SW3 5TX.
  • Toiletries of all kinds, particularly shampoo, men's razors and women's sanitary products


  • Instant coffee 
  • Instant hot chocolate
  • Vegetarian tinned soups
  • Rice
  • Sugar 
  • Biscuits
  • Jams and marmalade
  • Tinned tomatoes 
  • Tinned pulses

We can not accept freshly cooked food or anything out of date.  


You are very welcome to deliver items to 155a Kings Road during Chelsea Methodist Church Drop-in Hours (M, T, Th 9am-2pm). Please do call or email our offices to arrange delivery at other times during normal office hours. You can buzz our offices from the door on Chelsea Manor Street and someone will be on hand to receive the collection. Thank you very much.  

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