Louise Cooke

Mar18th 2016

Asian Women’s Project Becomes First Distribution Point for Sharewear Clothes in Berridge Ward

What a productive day at Sharewear!! Well done team!! We clothed 11 people, including an unborn child who is due any day, and Mum got lots of baby bedding and other baby products. She arrived completely lacking what she needed for the birth and left on cloud nine, totally prepared!! One of the refugee families [&hell...

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Mar17th 2016

Two Years of ‘Clothing the Naked’

Sharewear is celebrating its second birthday this month! In March 2014 we opened to service users for the first time with just one rail and a few plastic boxes of clothes. Our logo to start with was this: Although, these days we have a new, more corporate logo and we have a website and social […]

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Mar12th 2016

Deliveries and Sale Preparations

This week at Sharewear we clothed 10 people and prepared 20 packs for delivery next Friday. We also received large donations of clothes ready for us to distribute to venues in Berridge Ward in the coming weeks. This is at the request of the Berridge Ward councillors, who are helping us to reach even more […]

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Mar9th 2016

Bake a Cake for Sharewear Coffee Morning

You don’t have to be a ‘Star Baker’ to help us out at Sharewear. We need some yummy cakes, large and small, to sell at our Community Coffee Morning Saturday 19th March at the United Reformed Church, Brooklyn Road, Bulwell 10.30 — 12.30.  As well as selling cakes for breakfast at the event we ...

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Mar4th 2016

Sharewear Welcomes New Partner St. John Houghton School

Today at Sharewear we were pleased to supply our latest outreach partner, St John Houghton Houghton School, Kirk Hallam, with clothes for 36 people. In addition to this we clothed another 14 people, 6 adults by delivery and two families who were referred to us today. This means that on our first Friday session in Ma...

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Mar4th 2016

Sharewear Expansion Talks Begin

Today at Sharewear we welcomed Rebecca Sanders, on a visit from Sheffield! Rebecca is one of those inspired by our recent national media coverage to look into setting up a similar scheme in her city.  After doing some preliminary research, Rebecca is now looking into possible premises so that  ‘Sharewear Shef...

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Feb26th 2016

In The Independent Online Today!

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/sharewear-nottingham-church-group-sets-up-clothing-bank-to-plug-the-gap-left-by-government-a6884816.html

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Feb26th 2016

Children’s Clothes age 7 upwards needed!

We desperately need girl’s and boy’s clothes for age 7 upwards to replenish our stocks!! Can you help? Donations can be made to 516 Arnold Road, Bestwood Park, NG5 5HN (former Bestwood Library building on the corner of Torbay Crescent) Fridays 10am until 3pm. If you can’t make that time please conta...

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Feb26th 2016

More Media Coverage, More Partners and More People Helped!

Another very productive day at Sharewear today. Not only did we clothe nine people, and six more by delivery, but we also played host to Hayley from Radio Nottingham. Listen out for her report on air on Monday 29th February. More details when we have it. The same day a piece was put up on The Independent […]

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