Your Frequently Asked Questions about The Clothes Horse, answered!
Are your clothes free?
Yes, our clothes are 100% free for you to take.
However, we understand that some people prefer the idea of an exchange, in which case you can become a monthly member or choose to donate whatever sum you like in store... or bring us more kids' clothing!
Who can use The Clothes Horse?
Anyone who has children to dress!
There are no eligibility criteria to use our service.
What age range do your provide for?
We have children's clothes for newborns right up to age 16.
Do you have school clothes?
Yes, we have a specific section in our shop dedicated to school clothes.
Do you deliver?
Yes, we can send children's clothes anywhere in Cornwall.
If you let us know what items you need, and for what age group, we will make up a package and arrange to have it delivered to you by post.
What clothes do you accept?
We only accept children's clothes in good condition. Garments must not be torn or stained.
We do not accept adults' clothing for the time being.
How do I get clothes to you?
You can drop clothes off during our shop opening times (Mondays and Fridays 9.30am - 2.30pm), or else contact us to arrange a specific drop-off time.
How do you differ from a charity shop?
While a charity shop sells clothes and other items to help fund its work towards a specific cause, our work is to give away children's clothes, to help families and reduce clothes waste.
How is The Clothes Horse funded?
Though The Clothes Horse runs mainly on public funding, we are currently rolling out our membership scheme, and selling items such as The Clothes Horse branded bags and homemade beeswax candles in order to become self-sustaining.