Second Chance

Second Chance Charity Shop is located on Main Street next to Shap Chippy. It is run entirely by volunteers and raises funds to be distributed as grants to community groups in Shap.

Donate goods to us


We welcome donations any time of the following items;


  • Clothes
  • Shoes, hats and other accessories
  • CDs, DVDs and books
  • Bric-a-brac, crockery and other general household items
  • Jewelery
  • Childrens clothes, books and toys
  • Other saleable items
  • Small working electrical items


Please do not donate damaged or broken items. We do not have to the facility to fix things and have to pay to dispose of anything we cannot sell.


We are unable to accept safety equipment including large items of funiture, child's car seats, pillow or duvets.


If in doubt about whether we will be able to use a particular item please give us a call or pop in and ask one of the volunteers.

Opening Hours


10am to 4pm Tuesday to Friday

10am to 1pm on Saturdays.


Volunteer with us


Second Chance relies on a group of friendly and dedicated volunteers, but we are always in need of an extra pair of hands. Please pop into the shop to talk about volunteering or download an application form below. Send completed volunteer applications in an envelope to the shop FAO Derrick Newsome.

Roles include;

  • Sorting stock
  • Working on the tills
  • Window dressing
  • Online sales
  • Shop maintainence
SCE volunteer application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [240.8 KB]

Contact us

For Second Chance Charity Shop

Donations and Volunteering

Tel: 01931 717561


For Grants and other enquiries

Tel: 01931 716771

Find us

Second Chance Charity Shop &

Shap Community Enterprise

Verdun House




CA10 3NG




Shap Community Enterprise is a Registered Charity No. 1160193


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