Louise Cooke

Sep14th 2017

Sharewear Schools Comes to Rise Park

Rise Park Primary and Nursery School have just become the 9th school/college to join our exciting Sharewear Schools Partnership Programme.  This partnership is not only about how a school can support our work with the local community, but about how Sharewear, at no cost to the school, can enhance the school’s ...

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Sep13th 2017

New Volunteers

A large group of volunteers today were able to help us clothe 4 families and get through sorting some of the donations that have been coming in in September. These included Cathryn and Lesley who came down for a try out today and loved it so much that they are joining the team!

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Sep8th 2017

Volunteers Rebuilding Their Lives

Clothing 30 people from 8 families today was a tall order but nothing our volunteers couldn’t cope with. We said a sad farewell to Ambreen, centre, who now has an increased timetable in college after a successful year last year. Ambreen has been with us since January. We will miss her terribly, although we are ...

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Sep6th 2017

Men Helping Men

A busy Wednesday helping three families saw volunteer Sean doing what he likes best. Helping out a guy by accompanying him to find the right sizes, and even giving an opinion when the clothes were tried on in our changing room.  It’s great to see men helping each other out like this. The male volunteers [&hell...

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Sep1st 2017

Six Families to Start September

An incredibly busy session clothing six families in need today, as well as making deliveries, was made easier by these three: Abikhail, Abneer and Manaheem. They have come with their parents, who are weekly volunteers, to help us every Friday of their school holiday.  They have been brilliant at a wide variety of ta...

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Aug30th 2017

Shukran to Sharewear

Having not closed for the entire summer, volunteers at Sharewear have worked really hard to clothe 276 people during August; one third at our base and two thirds by delivery to other charities. Our last family for August were refugees from Syria who have been housed locally, and their daughter (pictured here) speaks ...

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Aug25th 2017

Ready for School

As well as being able to have a huge clear-up in readiness for the autumn today, one mum was delighted to get everything her daughter needed for school, including this brilliant coat.

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Aug23rd 2017

Clothes for Birth and Death

We helped people at both ends of the spectrum today: this mum-to-be and her mum who have been left in urgent financial crisis, and a man who was not able to buy anything suitable at all to wear for his grandma’s funeral. Crisis can come at every stage of life.  

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Aug18th 2017

Supporting Syrian Refugees in Nottingham

It was wonderful today to be able to help out, amongst others, a Syrian family living locally with everything they needed for the family of four adults, including this lovely bedding and clothes, coats  and shoes for everyone.  The ongoing generosity of your support enables us to respond so easily to a need like th...

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