A new purpose
A new purpose
Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) is a trading arm of The Salvation Army in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Profit that SATCoL receives from the sale of donated clothing is gift-aided to The Salvation Army, one of the largest non-governmental providers of social and welfare community work throughout the UK. In the last three years we gift-aided £19.8 million to The Salvation Army.
SATCoL was set up in 1991 to engage in textile recycling on a commercial basis. We now have over 5,000 clothing banks nationwide, as well as a network of more than 140 charity shops. We also deliver over 400,000 door-to-door collection bags each week.
Although textile recycling is still a major part of our work, SATCoL now incorporates seven businesses, which are:
This website provides information on our textile recycling and charity shop divisions.
For more information on SATCoL’s other divisions, visit www.satradingco.org.
Registered company number 2605817.
The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and registered charity with a long history of working with people who are vulnerable and marginalised across the world, offering very practical help, unconditional assistance and support without discrimination. Many Salvation Army churches also run independent charity shops, which directly fund local programmes but are not linked to Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd.
With more than 800 community churches and social centres across the UK and Republic of Ireland, The Salvation Army serves more than 3 million meals each year, and every night some 3,500 homeless men, women and families find support, shelter and a hand up to a new and better life in Salvation Army lifehouse centres. Every working day The Salvation Army Family Tracing Service reunites at least 10 people with long lost family members, while more than 20 emergency vehicles are used to support the emergency services and general public at around 200 major incidents each year, including fires and floods. The Salvation Army also provides a loving home for more than 600 older people at 17 care homes.
For more information visit: www.salvationarmy.org.uk.
Registered charity number: 214779, Scotland: SC009359, Republic of Ireland: CHY6399.