Give Up Clothes For Good

Help more children and young people survive cancer.

Give Up Clothes For Good helps transform the items you no longer need into funds for life-saving research into children's and young people's cancers. Simply donate a bag of pre-loved quality clothes, accessories or homeware to your local store. Not only are you helping more children survive cancer, you're also giving your pre-loved items a second life.

How to Give Up Clothes for Good

  • Why should I Give Up Clothes for Good?

    You can help more children survive cancer by donating a bag of pre-loved quality clothes, accessories or homeware to any TK Maxx store. There are donation points in every store and you can donate at any time, all year round.
  • What can I donate?

    Any good quality clothing, accessories and homeware that you no longer need, in any bag. Each bag of donated items could raise up to £30 for Cancer Research UK for Children & Young People.
  • What happens to my donations?

    All items are sold in Cancer Research UK shops. If they can't be sold, they could be repurposed or recycled. All the money raised goes to Cancer Research UK for Children & Young People to help more children survive cancer.
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Your donations help Cancer Research UK for Children & Young People

More children and young people than ever are surviving cancer in the UK. But every year, around 510 children and young people in the UK die from cancer. And some of those who survive can experience serious long-term side effects for the rest of their lives. Since 2004, with your help, we've raised over £32.5 million for Cancer Research UK's work into children's and young people's cancers.

Give Up Clothes For Good supporters

Looking fabulous below, Katie Piper, Jessie Buckley and Charlotte Hawkins are proud to support Give Up Clothes For Good. Clothes worn in these images to support the campaign will be available in Cancer Research UK shops, so keep your eyes peeled.

  • Katie Piper

  • Jessie Buckley

  • Charlotte Hawkins

The children’s stories

The incredible Nengi and Rhys


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Meet Nengi

Big sister to a brother and a set of twins, Nengi, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma when she was just 2. Her mum said "When they gave the diagnosis our world turned upside down and treatment started in the same week." Intensive chemotherapy was due to last for 6 months but she kept getting infections which meant it lasted 11 months. Then Nengi had oral chemotherapy and the treatment lasted for 2 years in total.

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Meet Rhys

Rhys was just 4 when he was diagnosed with glioma, a type of brain tumour. As part of his treatment, Rhys took part in a clinical trial funded by Cancer Research UK which aims to increase survival for children with this type of cancer. Rhys' mum said "Children at school ask about the scar on the back of his head, but he takes it in his stride. He's an inspiration to us all." And when his favourite toy monkey had a hole in his head, Rhys asked his granny to sew it up–making sure it had a scar, just like his.

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Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence

Building on a 15-year long partnership between TK Maxx and Cancer Research UK, TK Maxx is funding the Cancer Research UK for Children & Young People Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence, which is improving how drugs are developed for children with brain tumours. The money raised to fund this centre will be generated through customer donations and associate fundraising.

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Not only are you helping more children and young people survive cancer, you're also giving your pre-loved items a second life. Give Up Clothes for Good provides an environmental benefit through the re-use and recycling of goods. Since the beginning of the partnership, TK Maxx customers and associates have helped collect over 1.5 million bags of clothes, accessories and homeware. This amounts to over 7518 tonnes of pre-loved items diverted from landfill or 170,000 tonnes of saved carbon emissions.