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Moving out? Help us help others
If you’re getting ready to check out of your accommodation, and have any unwanted items, don’t head straight for the bins. If you have any quality items in a good condition, help save lives and donate them to British Heart Foundation instead.
Once donated, your items can be sold in BHF shops to help raise money to fund research to beat heart and circulatory diseases, the world’s biggest killers.
What can you donate?
Charities spend millions every year throwing away donations they can’t sell in their shops. That’s money they can’t use to help people in need. Therefore, any items you’re donating should be of a good condition. No one will want to buy something that’s broken, dirty or incomplete.
You can donate:
- Computer games
- Electrical items
The following items cannot be donated:
How can you donate?
In our Host accommodations we have set up BHF donation points – most can be found in the main lobby or common room, but if you’re unsure, check with the team at your accommodation and they can point you in the right direction. Here, you’ll find red BHF donation boxes to place your bag of unwanted items in.
How do your donations help?
Over the years, universities have helped generate over £5m from items sold in local BHF shops, proving that campuses are strong allies against heart disease. So, before you leave at the end of term, don’t forget to drop off your items and help support life saving heart research.
In addition to the above information, you can find out more about British Heart Foundation at bhf.org.uk
Getting serious about the environment we live in.
To become more ‘environmentally friendly’, Host is launching the #HostEnvironmentalPledge campaign to encourage responsible behaviour and drive sustainability across our sites throughout the UK and Ireland.
It’s a simple campaign! For every percent we reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by we donate to one of our nominated charities.Show me all news
Festive music, mulled wine, sparkling lights - Christmas Markets and Winter Wonderlands are one of England's best traditions. An excuse to have a lovely day out with friends and families, take in the country's most picturesque cities, and do a little retail therapy whilst you're at it. We have listed some of the most popular Christmas markets for you to visit this festive season. Start planning your ultimate winter trip for 2023 today.
Hello Leeds! We are expanding our range of locations for student accommodation. Welcome to Exchange Court, our latest student accommodation in Leeds. A brand new luxury student accommodation in Leeds city centre opening in September 2024. Offering spacious studios with huge windows and lots of natural light and many with your own private balcony.