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Tool and material donations

Each year, volunteers at WORKAID refurbish and restore over 80 tonnes of donated tools and equipment, collected from all over the UK.

The refurbished tools are then carefully packed and sent to vocational training projects overseas and in the UK, enabling vulnerable and disadvantaged people to learn a skilled trade and earn a living.

Browse our "Tool Cycle" here

We accept all Trade and DIY Tools.  A summary follows, but the full list can be viewed here                     :

Carpentry tools Plumbing tools Agricultural tools
Car Mechanic tools Electrical tools Masonry tools
Haberdashery Wools and Yarn Fabrics


Sewing Machines
Electric Manual Overlockers
Industrial Machines
Knitting Machines
Bicycles Manual Typewriters

WORKAID have a friendly team across the UK who collect donated tools and equipment and arrange for it to get to our Buckinghamshire workshop for refurbishment and servicing.

To find your nearest collector click here then drag and zoom the map to your address.

Alternatively, you can drop your donations into our Chesham workshop Mon-Fri 9:30am - 12:30 and 1:30pm - 4:30pm.

Also you may find your nearest collector by clicking here or by phoning our office on 01494 775220.


Typical Mechanics Tools we supply       Typical material we supply