Author: Louise Cooke

  • All Welcome to Our AGM

    All Welcome to Our AGM

    Notice of our AGM: Saturday 3rd November, 3pm St. Andrew’s church hall, Chestnut Grove. ALL WELCOME. Join our volunteers for a cuppa afterwards.

  • Harvest Festival With a Difference

    Harvest Festival With a Difference

    As part of our work in Ashfield funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players, our CEO Louise Cooke was recently at Forest Glade Primary School with representatives from New Cross Community Church for a Harvest Festival with a difference. Check out the quotes from the children in this lovely article. The photos don’t do justice to […]

  • Long Term Home Secured At Last

    Long Term Home Secured At Last

    ANNOUNCEMENT: We are VERY excited to share with all our supporters the news that we have now completed on a lease to be able to stay in our current premises for at least 3 years! This means that those living in #UKClothingPoverty in Notts are assured of our continued support. We have only been able […]

  • New Supporters from Successful Gig

    New Supporters from Successful Gig

    Thank you to all those who, after attending our awareness raising event on Friday night, have shared our page, recommended us, and written lovely posts like this one from Katie Pollard to inspire their own friends and spread the word. This is exactly what we were trying to achieve from the night, so keep up […]

  • Campaign Launch: It’s a Wrap

    Campaign Launch: It’s a Wrap

    LAUNCHING OUR CAMPAIGN: IT’S A WRAP. Can you help us to provide essential winter woollies to those referred to our bases and those supported through our deliveries to outreach partners in the rough sleeper initiatives in the city and county? How? 1. You can donate using our PayPal account (ref. ‘wrap’) so that we […]

  • Reusing Plastic to Good Effect

    Reusing Plastic to Good Effect

    It’s amazing that a company has decided to donate all of its end of line brand new clothing to us on a long-term basis. But not so great that we then have lots of plastic bags that the clothes were packed in. But as we reuse and upcycle absolutely everything we can, we are now […]

  • Supporting Breast Cancer Research

    Today, between helping those who had come to our base and delivering to our partner organisations, we took the time to support a cause very close to our hearts. By posting a series of photos on Instagram with the hashtags #timetoendbreastcancer and #elcdonates we have donated £152 to breast cancer research without it costing us […]

  • Ashfield CHAD Covering our Work

    It was the icing on the cake to find we had been featured in this week’s Ashfield CHAD newspaper after another productive day at our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield. Not only were more families in crisis able to access clothing support for their children, but the day ended with an incredible […]

  • The Impact of Free Clothing Support

    It was wonderful to receive a visit from this man today, who we supported a few weeks ago. He came to thank us for the enormous difference our support had made to his life. He has managed to be rehoused and needed bedding etc but what he was most delighted about was the fact that […]