A lot of astronomical societies and clubs are registered as charities.
If you have any equipment that you no longer need please check the list of astronomy clubs to see if they can make use of it.
Astronomy clubs often help out at schools and local events to teach people about space, the night sky and the universe. Your equipment could help them with this.
Donating your Time
If you have knowledge knowledge that you can teach to others you could help an astronomy club. There are many things that you can do to help, including:
- Lecturing or presenting a talk at a meeting.
- Helping at a dark site to help with telescopes and finding objects in the sky.
- Setting up equipment. Teaching people how to use telescopes, binoculars and other equipment.