Frequently asked questions

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Donations

How can I donate to the Sheltersuit Foundation?

All donations, big or small, can be made via our donation page. Thank you very much!

We are an ANBI foundation. Donors to an ANBI may, under certain conditions, deduct their donations from income or corporate tax. This applies to both one-off and periodic donations.

Can I become a monthly donor?

When you fill in the donation form on our donation page you can choose between a one-time donation and a monthly donation.

Donate as a company?

Yes, you can. We can provide you with an invoice, which will give your company tax advantages.

Visit our donation page for companies and start supporting us today.

How much does the production of a Sheltersuit cost?

The production of a Sheltersuit costs € 300,-. This includes sourcing the materials needed and the labor costs of the people in our social ateliers.

How much does the production of a Shelterbag cost?

The production of a Shelterbag costs € 100,-. This includes sourcing the materials needed and the labor costs of the people in our social ateliers.

Request Sheltersuits or Shelterbags

We are an NGO. How can we request Sheltersuits / Shelterbags?

We are always looking to work together with helping organisations and homeless shelters. Please fill out our order form. One of our colleagues will get in touch with you as soon as possible to discuss the possibilities.

Can I buy a Sheltersuit as an individual for someone who needs one.

We lreally appreciate it when people try to help others. However, for the distribution of our products we work closely together with homeless shelters and other helping organisations to make sure the products are distributed to those who need them most. So unfortunately it’s not possible to order our products as an individual.

You can still support our mission to provide warmth and dignity to homeless people by making a donation to the Sheltersuit Foundation.

Materials

Can I donate my Sleepingbag?

Yes, that’s possible! The lining of our products consists largely of sleeping bags. We can only use synthetic sleeping bags that have been pre-washed.

You can bring your sleeping bag(s), or send them by post. We are available on workdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sheltersuit’s postal and visiting address is:

Stichting Sheltersuit
Rigtersbleek-Zandvoort 10-9
7521 BE Enschede
The Netherlands

Can I donate my tent?

No. It is not possible to donate tents. We use coated tent fabric that is weather and wind resistant. The exact composition of this material is known, so that we can easily process the tent cloth in any product.

We do not know the composition of other tents and the material is very laborious. It is better to hand this in elsewhere. Many thrift stores will be happy with it.

Do you have return points for sleeping bags in the Netherlands?

Unfortunately not, but you can bring your sleeping bag(s) to us, or send by post.

Do you benefit from other materials?

You can always send a sample to the address below. Please state the product specifications, description and sender. Our product manager will assess the materials for usability and contact you if necessary.

Sheltersuit Foundation
Rigtersbleek-Zandvoort 10-9
7521 BE Enschede
The Netherlands

Work at Sheltersuit

How can I apply for a job at Sheltersuit?

Sheltersuit is a fast growing organisation and we’re always looking for new talent. Whether is behind the sewing machine or at the office. Let us know who you are and what you have to offer via our contact form and we’ll get in touch.

Press inquiry

Do you have a presskit?

Yes we do. Via this link you can download our presskit.

Can we request an interview?

Please fill out our contact form and select the subject ‘press’. If you provide us with as much info as possible, our PR agency will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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Support us to bridge the gap

Help us make the world a better place, one Sheltersuit at a time. Donate now and make a difference. Together, we bridge the gap. For you, and for them.