What is Gift Your Gear?
Gift Your Gear is an award-winning nationwide initiative that provides outdoor clothing and equipment to UK community organisations, youth groups and charities working with young people in the outdoors. Founded by Sarah Howcroft, Gift Your Gear aims to encourage people to donate unwanted outdoor gear they no longer want or need. Rohan first partnered with Gift Your Gear in 2012
How you can help?
We want to encourage as much participation in outdoor activities as possible. In wardrobes, attics and garages, long forgotten items of outdoor clothing and equipment are gathering dust. Donate your unwanted outdoor clothing at any Rohan shop,
When can I donate?
Rohan has two instore collections a year.
Where can I donate?
At any Rohan shop – there are 57 nationwide. Find your nearest Rohan shop.
What can I donate?
Most outdoor clothing and equipment can be donated to Gift Your Gear from waterproof jackets and fleeces to walking trousers.
Do I need to make a purchase to donate my gear?
No, you can donate to Gift Your Gear at any Rohan shop.
What happens to my donated gear?
All reusable gear donated to Gift Your Gear is given to an approved Gift Your Gear charity or community groups working with young and disadvantaged people in the outdoors. Outdoor gear donated to Gift Your Gear is reused for its original purpose. It is never traded or sent to landfill.
Has Gift Your Gear won any awards?
Gift Your Gear won the prestigious Gold award at the Outdoor European trade show in 2015. Judges commented “Reusing unwanted outdoor gear is extremely good for the environment and more sustainable than recycling.” Gift Your Gear was one of only nine gold award winners picked from 329 entries.
How has Gift Your Gear helped so far?
Over 1000 beneficiary organisations have received outdoor gear. The outdoor clothing and equipment donations make a real difference.