Author: Louise Cooke

  • Partnering with National Institution YMCA

      On  a very busy session today we clothed five families and processed the first of our bulk deliveries to our latest partner Notts YMCA. We are so proud to have been asked to become the supplier of clothes to this wonderful institution locally, enabling some of the 300 in their temporary accommodation at any […]

  • Still Recruiting Volunteers

    Welcome to Stephen, our newest recruit, a Bilborough Sixth Form College student who saw an advert for volunteers in his church newsletter. One of the founding team of Sharewear was a Bilborough Sixth Form College student, Matt Cooke, so it’s especially wonderful to welcome Stephen to the team. Whilst a string of productive meetings took […]

  • Bumper Turn Out at URC Bulwell

    A bumper crowd at our coffee morning today helped to raise £200 for our funds! The response to our appeal for cakes was overwhelming, with bakers delivering from as far afield as Huthwaite, and offerings from our Facebook supporters and members of Free Cakes for Kids. The event was well supported by the local community, […]

  • From Bilborough Sixth Form College, With Love

    From Bilborough Sixth Form College, With Love

    An action packed day today saw some of the clothes delivered by students from Bilborough Sixth Form College going straight to this young man from overseas, here seeking help. Thanks so much to Karl from Estates for driving down this huge donation with students Olivier and Josh. Within an hour of your drop off some […]

  • Families Finding Fantastic Clothes

    Today we clothed 7 families, 20 people,  with everything they need from top to bottom, including shoes, coats gloves and even a school bag! This included an unborn baby. It was great being able to put our new facilities to good use, such as baby changing and a space for sleeping babies and breastfeeding mums.  Such […]

  • 102nd Rise Park Scouts Helping Those in Need

    CEO Louise Cooke met with members of the 102nd Rise Park Scout Group  this week to collect a car FULL of donations which they had been gathering  over the Christmas and New Year period. Louise spoke to the children about how their generosity will help children in need in Nottingham who do not have the same […]

  • Special Delivery Across the UK

    An amazing day of induction training today for our 8 new volunteers. Welcome to Susy, Irfan, Ambreen, Michelle, Satty, Lee, James and Stewart who all did amazing sorting work today.  Clothing our first family at The Beacon was so lovely, as they were able to make use of our new changing facilities, baby changing area […]

  • Ready to Help More People in 2017

    So comfortable, warm, dry and airy at our new premises this afternoon, getting everything ready for opening for referrals for the first time in 2017, this Friday 6th January. This photo shows about 1/3 of our stock! We are seeking more distribution points, to have deliveries of some of our clothes, and more referral agents […]

  • Donation from St Martin’s, Sherwood

    We would like to thank members of the Parochial Church Council of St Martin’s Church, Sherwood for their generous donation of £225 to our funds, as part of their Charitable Giving for 2016.  This sum will be used to cover our removal expenses to new premises in Arnold, where we will open for the first […]