Donating to Charity

Donating to Charity

Support worthwhile causes and the circular economy

Papillonkia originally set out to support the circular economy by becoming a trusted place to buy and sell preloved luxury designer fashion accessories.

We’re growing and we believe that now more than ever it’s important to support other great causes too so we’re giving you the opportunity to raise money for worthwhile charities.

Papillonkia provides a brilliant platform for designer-lovers to release cash by reselling luxury fashion handbags, clothing and accessories.  We also recognise that many people have pieces that they no longer need, but they don’t know what to do with them and they don’t necessarily want to exchange their items for money. We believe that supporting charities and worthwhile causes is the answer.

With that in mind, Papillonkia has teamed up with various charities either individually or through Work for Good. If you have luxury fashion accessories that you no longer need, we want to offer you the chance to donate the proceeds of your preloved pieces to some great causes.

Whether you are selling or consigning a piece to us, you can choose to donate up to 100% of the proceeds you would otherwise receive to any of our chosen charities. What’s more, if you would like to donate to another charity, just let us know and we will arrange everything for you. Just send us your pieces and we will do everything for you safely and securely, we’re trusted too by thousands who use our service every week.

Our chosen charities


We are partnering with Work for Good, the brainchild of Rupert Pick, who was inspired to give back to the amazing hospital staff that care for his daughter Ottie.

It is a multi-charity platform that enables small businesses to donate to a range of local, national and international charities.


Now in its 25th year, Camp Simcha provides 23 practical, emotional and therapeutic support services to the whole family , offering a bespoke package of care to more than 1,200 family members in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Gateshead, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Norwich, and reaching another 12,000 children through their hospital outreach programme.

Work for Good - Chosen charities


UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.


Friends of the Earth is dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. By 2030, they want the next generation to enjoy an environment that’s getting better; a safer climate with abundant nature, healthy air, water and food.


Inspire! is a local education charity working close to our offices, in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Camden, Islington and beyond. Their mission is to improve young people’s access to the world of work, raise achievement levels and enhance their future career prospects and lives.


Refuge is the country’s largest provider of services for women and children experiencing domestic abuse and gender-based violence.

Through the 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline, emergency refuge accommodation and specialist services encompassing economic abuse, technological abuse, modern slavery, human trafficking, and so-called ‘honour’ based violence, Refuge aims to empower women to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear.


Rays of Sunshine children’s charity brightens the lives of seriously ill children and their families by granting their wishes and providing ongoing support in hospital and within the community.

Their work creates a positive distraction, reduces isolation, improves self-esteem and creates precious memories and smiles.

For Charities

We are open to working with charities in any way possible that helps raise funds, from encouraging supporters to sell their preloved pieces to support the charities, to donating to charities who introduce buyers to the platform as well.

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