Please remember to check the most up to date government guidance on the current situation with COVID-19 regarding staying safe


Collection Pots

Did you know one of our collection pots will hold £25 when full of £1 coins? Could you host one in your workplace or shop? Please give us a call if you are able to host a collection pot in your workplace.

The Bookshop and Giftshop

Due to the current government restrictions and within the hospital setting our bookshop and giftshop are currently closed.

We hope our loyal volunteers and supporters stay safe during this time.

Why not pay a visit to the hospital’s gift shop for all your presents, cards and goodies. Both shops are along the corridor in main reception.


  • The Giftshop has a wide selection of gift , puzzles and knitted toys and crafts. Opening hours Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm.bookshop-vol
  • The book shop has a wide selection of pre-loved books and knitted goods. Opening hours Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.


You can also donate books or woollens for the shops Please bring them to the book shop during opening hours and the fundraising office if the shop is closed.

Donating knitting or crafts

Are you a knitter or a crafter?  Currently we sell hand knitted goods  and baby items are sold in the maternity unit with all proceeds benefiting the babies born in the unit. Deliver your knitting directly to the maternity unit or the shops.knitting

We also sell knitting in our gift shop and are always looking for donations of wool for our knitters.


If you are a crafter and would like to donate stock for our giftshop please do give us a call to discuss.



Foreign Coins

Do you have left over holiday money? We collect all types of foreign currency. You can pop it in the bucket outside the fundraising office or hand it into the office, gift shop or book shop. You can also help us to collect as much as possible by hosting a collection point in your workplace – contact us for a collection box.


Online shopping

We’ve teamed up with easyfundraising, it’s a great site where you can help Poole Hospital Charity raise funds simply by doing your everyday online shopping!
Over 3,300 big name retailers are included, such as Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, eBay, Boden and M&S.
Every time you shop, we receive a small donation to say ‘thank you!’ It’s completely free and over £20M has been raised for causes just like us so far. 
For more details and to sign up, click here.


More information

We often ask for items for various wards keep an eye on our Facebook for our recent request.

Recent requests have included material for hats for Cancer patients, adult colouring books. We always need RAFFLE PRIZES or donations for our events.

To find out more about how you can help, please call 0300 019 8449 or email us.