Author: Louise Cooke

  • Brand New Coat for Winter

    “I love it!” That’s what this lady said about the brand new coat she got at Sharewear today, still with the tag on. It was one of many items we have donated to us by shops, when they have end of line clothes left unsold. She also got clothes  for her two boys, and in addition […]

  • Winter Work this Wednesday

    Great work by members of the Wednesday team today, preparing outreach packs for our partner organisations now that Winter feels a lot nearer. We also welcomed members of the Nottingham Diocesan Catholic Youth Service who made a promotional film to try to encourage young people to put their faith into action by volunteering with us […]

  • Combatting Crisis through Clothing

    “Our whole life changed in seconds!” That’s what this family said today. What do you do in the following situation? Who do you turn to for help? You are nearing the end of your maternity leave so money is running very low. Your husband loses his job and the house insurance comes up for renewal. You […]

  • Wonderful Wednesday Work

    That’s how many people we clothed at Sharewear today, nine through on site referrals and eighty children by outreach. The Wednesday team came out in force to continue to prepare the stockroom for moving premises, catalogue our winter clothes stocks and generally just be brilliant. The two new volunteers who joined us today made a […]

  • Drivers Needed

    Drivers Needed

    Have you got a couple of hours to spare on a Wednesday or Friday? Sharewear are looking for drivers to deliver our outreach packs and sorted clothes to distribution points across the city. There would also be occasional collection of donations from businesses or people’s homes. The times needed are between 12.30pm and 3pm on […]

  • Fantastic Night at our Fundraising Concert

    Thank you to The Trinity School for being hosts of our wonderful concert last Wednesday and providing us with so many high quality groups. Big thanks also to Hawthorne Primary Ukulele Choir and The Clarion Choir for providing some added variety. Everyone had an amazing night and hopefully this will become an annual event. Through […]

  • Sharewear Breaking out of Nottinghamshire

    A busy session of sorting and restructuring today at Sharewear saw us also dealing with five referrals including this one which was picked up for a lady in Derby. “What were we doing clothing someone in Derby?” you may ask. She was referred to us by one of our referral agents, Free Cakes For Kids, […]

  • Looking Good at Sharewear

    Today at Sharewear we clothed 6 small families and 6 single people, including this young lady, whose mum was so grateful for our help.  Thanks to the generous donations of our clothes donors, we were able to give out lots of bedding to families in need and set up more children for school with uniform […]

  • Crowdfunder Ends but Donations Continue

    Thank you to our crowd of backers who together pledged £745 through our Crowfunder page which closed today. In addition to other recent donations your pledges have helped secure our future for at least another year. But more importantly, they  have bought us the time to apply for more major pots of funding to secure, […]