Since its creation in 2004 Dons Solidaires has been tackling both non-food waste and social exclusion by encouraging businesses to donate their surplus stock to support charity action in France.
In 2019, Dons Solidaires delivered a total of €47 million worth of products received from 130 donors to 750,000 beneficiaries. Since 2004, Dons Solidaires has distributed €242 million worth of products. Two out of three charities state that they have been able to develop new projects and help more people as a result of their partnership with Dons Solidaires.
“Day after day we see the importance of our work in the smile and regained dignity that comes with every bottle of shampoo or new item of clothing given.”
95% of member charities report that distributing quality products received from Dons Solidaires has a positive impact on the self-esteem of their beneficiaries.
“Dons Solidaires is a valued partner for Corot Entraide as we are able to reduce our purchasing budget and focus resources on our core mission of providing support and advice. Day after day we see the importance of our work in the smile and regained dignity that comes with every bottle of shampoo or new item of clothing given.” Odile Hoenn, Corot Entraide.
To find out more: www.donsolidaires.fr (in French)