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Welcome to Zest!

We help young adults in our region who are living with terminal and progressive illnesses and we need your help! Find out more.


SHOP - For the cash strapped and fashion conscious- a new retail concept

We have two Zest Shops, one on Queen Street in Ipswich and one in St Nicholas Passage in Colchester. They are a new concept in charity retail shops, in fact most people don't know they are charity shops at all! We say they are for the fashion conscious and cash strapped so shop there, tell your mates and donate your stuff!

You can find us at 15 Queen Street, Ipswich, IP1 1SW or St Nicholas Passage, Colchester, CO1 1LA.

Open Monday- Saturday 9-5pm


Our shops rely on quality donations that will appeal to fashionable young adults. We're looking for clothes, shoes, books, games, cds, vinyl, prints, bags, belts and boots. Basically anything that you have that you no longer want or need that is in good condition and will help us  generate cash to support the young adults who need our care.

You can also choose to simply make a donation to help us care for the young people who need us. 

VOLUNTEER - A bit of volunteering is good for the soul…

If you would like to make life better for other people by doing what you love, volunteer for Zest!
We have a wide variety of roles where you could really make a difference while making friends and gaining valuable experience for your CV. Even 1 hour a week can help us.
Contact volunteer@wearezest.org.uk  to find out more about volunteering in our shops.

Yes do it! You will love it, promise, it will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside…

If you're keen to start fundraising for Zest we can provide you with lots of support and a branded collection pot or and bucket. Get in touch by contacting fundraising@wearezest.org.uk.

Live positively, live sustainably and live consciously

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