What to donate - adults & household

We welcome a wide range of new and used items for disadvantaged men and women within the community. Your donations can mean the difference between families struggling to being the reason vulnerable individuals or families receive the helping hand they so desperately need!

We can accept (in excellent condition)


  • women’s business attire, women’s work shoes and accessories

  • men’s business attire, men’s work shoes and accessories

  • maternity clothing

  • brand new women’s underwear (in pack)

  • bras (preloved and brand new)

Unfortunately due to space restrictions, we are no longer able to accept any casual women’s clothing.


Due to health considerations, we request toiletries be unopened. We can accept:

  • Body lotion

  • Body wash & soap

  • Deodorant (men's and women's)

  • Disposable razors & shaving cream

  • Face cream and body lotion

  • Hair products

  • Hotel toiletries

  • Make-up

  • Perfume (lightly used)

  • Sanitary pads (including maternity pads)

  • Shampoo & conditioner

  • Toilet paper

  • Tampons

Household (in excellent condition)

  • Pots & pans

  • Dinner sets & cutlery (new or excellent condition. Glassware is required to be firmly packed into small boxes as not to pose a safety risk to our volunteers on unpacking.

  • Linen, blankets & towels (new or excellent condition), sorted by size and clearly labelled

  • Pillows & doonas (brand new only due to OH&S regulations we are unable to rehome preloved pillows and doonas)

  • Laundry detergent (small packages), baskets & pegs (brand new items)


  • Pots & pans with discolouration on inside or outside of pots

  • Stained linen, blankets and towels

  • Used pillows and doonas

White goods

Mummies Paying It Forward does not accept furniture or white goods. For all white goods/furniture enquires, please email our charity partner, the Generous and the Grateful directly on donations@generousandgrateful.com.au.

Non-perishable food

If you’re interested in running a non perishable food drive for the homeless, disadvantaged families or refugee families, email us directly for more information.

For any other enquiries, please email us directly on info@mummiespayingitforward.org.au. Thank you for the support!