Cheap homeware and accessories from Oxfam, Barnado's and more

Thought you could only get secondhand stuff in a charity shop?

Charity shops up and down the country are branching out into selling new homewares – and style-conscious shoppers are only too happy to help a good cause.

Here’s the best of what you can find from their online shops.

Cancer Research

It’s a double win to give your home some stylish touches while helping to fund the fight against cancer.

Head here to visit their shop

Green Living Collective Recycled Chevron Throw (170x200cm, also available in ochre)

Get a warm, cosy feeling in more ways than one with this throw blanket, with a chic chevron design.

Made from recycled fabrics it has saved the equivalent of 53 unwanted items of clothing going to landfill.

Buy it for £14.99

William Morris Strawberry Thief Bamboo Lunchbox

Back in the office? Keep up the healthy home-made lunches with this stylish and eco-friendly William Morris lunchbox — made from sustainable and dishwasher-safe bamboo.

Dating back to 1883, The Strawberry Thief was one of Morris’ most popular textile designs.

Buy it for £5.99

Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder shops have seriously upped the ante, offering shoppers a great choice of stylish and affordable furniture and accessories for the home and garden.

All profits from these brand new products provide palliative, neurological and bereavement support. Free delivery for orders over £50.

Head here to visit their shop

Metal Garden Bistro Set

These bistro sets will add a touch of fun to your alfresco dining. Perfect for balconies, patios or a cosy space in a bigger garden, they can easily be moved to the perfect spot to catch summer rays.

Available in peach, blue or lime green.

Buy it for £69.99

Small Round Drinks Trolley

This glamorous drinks trolley in gold is a great update for your interior now we have guests back in our homes.

The two-tier shelving is perfect for displaying your favourite tipples, glassware or even plants. It comes on wheels (with brakes!) so you can manoeuvre it from room to room — or take it out to the garden.

Buy it for £59.99

Double Wheelie Bin Store

Give your unsightly bin area a makeover with this stylish wheelie bin store with horizontal wooden slats, which can be locked securely when necessary.

Available in grey or sage green.

Buy it for £199.99


One of the nation’s best-loved charities, Barnardo’s donates 100% of the profits from its online shop to help change the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and families.

Head here to visit their shop

Vintage Large Composting Bucket

Sick of the ugly plastic food waste bin sitting on your windowsill? This vintage metal composting bucket will add style to your kitchen countertop.

Comes in grey, cream and mint and is ideal for eggshells, teabags and leftovers.

Buy it for £12

Aroma Humidifier

This multi-functional mains-powered humidifier doubles as a decorative light that can be changed to any colour to suit your mood.

Simply add water and your favourite essential oil to the tank for a super-cool scented mist.

Buy it for £28


Sourced By Oxfam is an impressive collection of brand-new ethical and sustainable homewares that are made with care, protect the planet and help the women and men who produce them to earn a decent living.

The planet-friendly homewares are available at local stores and online, with all profits going to Oxfam’s work worldwide, helping people overcome poverty.

Head here to visit their shop

Recycled Colour Block Green Rug (58cm x 68cm)

This beautiful and supremely stylish emerald green accent rug with block printing is not only sustainable but lovingly made by artisans in Delhi for a fair wage.

Buy it for £14.99

Bee Friendly Seeds

Sow these seeds in your window boxes, garden, allotment or any open green space to attract, feed and save bees.

They produce high-quality, pollen-rich wild flowers such as Cornflower, Corncockle, Corn Chamomile and Corn Poppy.

Perfect for pollinators, they’re pesticide and insecticide-free.

Buy it for £2.99

Make Your Own Birdfeeder

This fun kit provides all the components kids need to design and make their own unique bird feeders from old tin cans.

Encourages children to reconnect with the environment and engage with feeding the wildlife in your outdoor space.

Made from recycled car tires and plant pots and a great way to reuse old tin cans.

Buy it for £7.99

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