Author: Louise Cooke

  • Outreach Begins!

    Today at Sharewear saw the beginning of our outreach work, as the Women’s Culture Exchange at Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum became our first partner to take delivery of packs of clothes for women and children. These will be given directly to their service users in the most need, and further deliveries will be made fortnightly. […]

  • Bags of Potential!

    Feeling very excited at the arrival of our printed bags! All 600 of them! Here is one being modelled empty, and another filled with baby girl’s clothes. Thanks to Toby Hewson for our amazing new logo, and The Paper Bag Company for our brilliant bags. (canvas, not paper!) Southglade Access Centre today became the latest partner […]

  • Bargain Christmas Presents For Sale

    We have been given some beautiful brand new items to sell at our Cheese, Wine and Knicker Party on Friday 27th November at 7pm! These are just a sample. There are many more, including jewellery. All new! Why not come down and get stocked up with Christmas presents at bargain prices?

  • Volunteers Needed for One-Off Event.

    Always wanted to give us a hand at Sharewear  but normally at work when we are open? Now’s your chance to get involved! Saturday 14th November 1pm -4pm  Infant of Prague Church, Cherry Orchard Mount, Bestwood Park, NG5 5TQ.  Come and help us to make up 50 packs of clothes to be given to the […]

  • Hallowe’en comes early to Sharewear!

    Had a bit of crisis today at Sharewear — a power cut!! However, this didn’t deter the team. As regular volunteers were busy for half-term holiday it was time to get the subs off the bench! Being super-subs, they didn’t let a little cold and darkness stop them and, working by the light of mobile […]

  • Warm Someone up this Christmas.

    Can you help us? We need gloves and scarves to help us make up outreach packs of clothing which will be given to street homeless people by the NHS Health Shop on Broad Street, Nottingham, at Christmas. We have a good supply already, but we need more. No need for the items to be new, as […]

  • Winter is coming and it’s cold on the streets.

    Today at Sharewear we provided clothes for two families which comprised 5 adults and 6 children. Young people from Christ the King VI form started work on the 50 packs of clothes we are providing for the NHS Health Shop, Broad Street, to be given to homeless people at Christmas. They were collating hats, scarves, […]

  • Cheese, Wine and Knickers!!

    Friday 27th November 7pm Infant of Prague Church, Cherry Orchard Mount, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, NG5 5TQ. (the home of Sharewear Clothing Scheme). Come along and enjoy a chat and a drink with us and take the opportunity to meet some of the team and have a look at our stock. The admission fee is a […]

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the new Sharewear Clothing Scheme website, where you can find out about all the latest news and events – and even get involved yourself!