FAQs

Who are Bundles of Joy?

Bundles of Joy is a non-profit family crisis intervention charity that collects and distributes baby and family equipment to families in need within Hull, Beverley, and East Yorkshire. The charity was founded in November 2016 by Claire Raper. You can learn more about us on our homepage

What items do you accept?

All of the donations we receive must be clean and in good condition. Toys must be complete and in full working order. We accept unused baby, children and adult toiletries, nappies, books, Moses baskets, bedding, prams, baby bouncy chairs, play gyms and toys. A full list of items we can accept can be found on our How You Can Help page but please contact us if you have any queries.

What items can’t you accept?

Due to regulations, we CAN NOT accept

  • Car Seats and Booster Seats
  • Broken Equipment or Soiled Goods and Clothing
  • Any Mattresses
  • Breast Pumps - unless Brand New and in sealed boxes
  • Bottles and Feeding Equipment - unless brand new and in sealed boxes
  • Any Electrical Items

How do I donate items to you?

Please email or contact us through the Facebook page and details will be given about where you can drop off.

Do you accept self-referrals?

All referrals are to come from health professionals, social care or other local charities. However, if you feel you could benefit from our help please ask your associated health worker to contact us.

Are you a registered charity?

Yes, we are and our charity number is 1173126. 

How can I help?

There are many ways you can help Bundles of Joy to support vulnerable families. Please see our How to you can help webpage for more information.

I’m a health care professional. How can I introduce Bundles of Joy to families I work with?

In the first instance, please get in touch to make a referral. There are no set criteria, however, our focus is on providing immediate, short-term support to families in crisis.  

We ask that you collect the Bundles of Joy from our premises and pass them on to the families you're supporting. 

Not answered your question?

Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to find out more about Bundles of Joy and so we can answer your question.