Donate items or food

We are always amazed by the generous donations we receive from the people of Southend. Your donations of food and other items really do make a huge difference. Receiving a nutritious meal at our Bradbury Day Centre or picking out a warm layer from our donations shed can be life changing first steps towards recovery. 


Food, drink and toileteries

We help over 1,000 people each year and thanks to the fantastic donations we receive from the generous people of Southend, we are able to provide both local homeless people and HARP residents with hot nutritious meals all year round.

If you would like to make a donation of food or drink please choose items from our wish list and bring them to our Bradbury Day Centre on York Road after 2pm.

Thank you for supporting HARP and helping local people overcome homelessness for good.

Wish list

Address: 103-107 York Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2DL.

Open for donations: Monday to Saturday from 14:00 - 16:00. Closed bank holidays and Sundays.

Bradbury Day Centre


Breakfast cereals
Baked beans
Cooking Sauces
Tinned Meat (Spam, corned beef, Ham)
Tinned veg
Tinned meals(chilli, curry etc)
Tinned new potatoes
Hot dogs and meatballs
Fruit squash
Curry and chilli cooking sauces

Super Noodle/Pot Noodles
Instant Mash
Pasta bake sauces
Microwave rice Pouches
Cooking oil
Jams and Maramalade
Ground pepper, herbs & spices
Tinned fruit
Pasta sauce
Tea Bags
Mayo, ketchup, brown and BBQ sauce

Jars of sandwich fillings  and paste
Rice Pudding
Fray Bentos meat pies 
Instant gravy & stuffing
Tinned fish
Powdered milk
Microwave sponge puddings
Sultanas/mixed fruit


If you would like to make a donation of clothing, bed sheets and linen, or any other items, please bring them down to our Hamlet Court Road shop (01702 334544) or to our Eastwood Road North shop (01702 528485).

Please note we do not accept donations of duvets or pillows as we do not have the facility to wash them.

From the shop, we will always try to send donations of clothes down to our Bradbury Day Centre so that they can be given directly to homeless people that use our services or people living in HARP accommodation. However, sometimes items are not wanted by service users or they are not suitable. So, to minimise waste, we will try to sell them in our charity shops and the money raised is used to fund HARP's services for local homeless people.

And please don't forget to ask our friendly team about singing up for Gift Aid, to increase the value of your donation by 25% at no cost to you!

Clothing and other items

Address: 153/155 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7EL. 

Open: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 - 17:00. Closed bank holidays and Sundays.

Hamlet Court Road shop


Address: 309 Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 4LT.

Open: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 - 17:00. Closed bank holidays and Sundays.

Eastwood Road North shop


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HARP is a registered charity, number: 1098126

HARP is a company limited by Guarantee: 04566985

HARP is a registered provider of social housing number: 4742

Registered office: HARP, 4th Floor, Dencora Court, Tylers Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2BB. Phone: 01702 615000 

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