Op Shop donations - Donate to Doncare



Donate to Doncare Op Shops

Doncare’s op shops in Tunstall Square and Templestowe Village accept new and pre-loved items that are clean and in good condition. View items that we accept in-store during business hours.  

Unfortunately, there are certain items we cannot accept, so please view the list below before delivering items to our op shops. 

Electrical items 

All electrical goods are tagged and tested for safety according to the requirements set out in AS/NZS 5761 and tagged as per the requirements of AS/NZS 5761. 

Items we accept include

  • Clothing, shoes and accessories
  • Toys, books, CDs and vinyl
  • Bric-a-brac and homewares
  • Electrical goods
  • Rugs (clean and no stains)
  • Jewellery
  • Linen
  • Homewares
  • Glassware
  • Tableware

Items we are unable to accept:

Baby and children’s items:

  • Car seats, baby capsules and booster seats
  • Cots, cradles and bassinets
  • Highchairs, prams, strollers and walkers
  • Inflatable toys
  • Nappies

Furniture and furnishings:

  • Furniture
  • Bean bags
  • Beds, mattresses, pillows and doonas
  • TV cabinets and desks
  • Carpet, tiles and window furnishings
  • Office furniture


  • Electric blankets
  • Video players
  • Christmas lights
  • Heaters

Explicit or offensive material:

  • Items that contain explicit material or promote violence, discrimination or pornography
  • Clothing with offensive language or imagery


  • BBQ’s and gas bottles
  • Knives and weapons
  • Vehicle and motorcycle parts
  • Playground equipment
  • Building materials
  • Helmets


  • DVD’s
  • Disability aids
  • Underwear (unless brand new with tags)
  • Soiled or ripped clothing


Please do not drop items at the front door of our shops when they are closed.   

Remember, "If it’s something you wouldn’t give to a friend, don’t give it to an op shop."

As a not-for-profit community services organisation, we are unable to spend valuable funds to dispose of goods that are not suitable for sale in our op shops.