Louise Cooke

Mar21st 2018

Replacing Everything Lost in a Fire

Clothes, shoes, duvet, pillows, bedding, towels and curtains. All provided from your donations, to help this young man get back on his feet. Posted by Sharewear Clothing Scheme on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 Clothes, shoes, duvet, pillows, bedding, towels and curtains all provided from your donations today, to help this...

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Mar16th 2018

Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre Opens

On the launch day of our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre it was very exciting to welcome our very first clothes donors, who had travelled from Skegby after seeing an article about the launch in local paper, The Chad. Here they are handing the donation to Pioneer Minister Julie Cotterril who is...

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Mar15th 2018

Weekend Clothes Drop-Off Points

You can now drop off your clothes donations on Saturdays at Sherwood Methodist Church 10.30 am until 12.30 pm in the container pictured. This church is located at the junction of Mansfield Road and Devon Drive. Their coffee bar is open at this time. You can also drop them at St Andrew’s church on Sundays [&hell...

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Mar10th 2018

Putting Sharewear on the Map!

Thanks to the recognition by Amnesty UK of the work of our CEO Louise Cooke, Sharewear now appears on an interactive map of Britain! Find us in Nottingham. See the map here.    

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Mar9th 2018

Everything You Need and a New Favourite Jumper

“I’ve officially got a new favourite jumper” said a woman who had come to us  today in need of a whole wardrobe.  Once again both the psychological and physical impact of our clothing support was very clear. This jumper meant the world to the woman, but on a practical note, before she left,  we h...

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Mar7th 2018

Clothes Beyond the Reach of So Many Families

  When asked what difference clothes from Sharewear make to her clients, Jessica from Nottingham City Homes said “Basically without Sharewear they can forget clothes for their kids! They can’t even pay the rent or put food on the table.”  This is the difference your clothes donations make to f...

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Mar4th 2018

Fashion Show in Freezing Conditions

We had some lovely feedback from the Sit Up Service that is being run by the British Red Cross, Framework and Nottingham City Council at London Road Fire Station to provide shelter for homeless people from sub-zero temperatures. We have been providing them with coats and clothes this winter. Kayleigh, Emergency Respo...

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Feb23rd 2018

Half-Term Volunteering

Great to have help from young people once again on their half-term holiday today. At the same time as making a further delivery to ward F20 of the QMC we were able to do an audit of male clothing, so that we are ready for the next one! Feedback from ward staff shows that our […]

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Feb22nd 2018

Support from the Four Counties of the Catholic Diocese

Wonderful to be present tonight at a ‘Fashion Show’ held by SPANNED (Supporting Adults with Addtional Needs in the Nottingham Diocese). Participants posed on a catwalk dressed in bin-liner outfits and Fr Frank Daly talked to them about people sleeping in bin liners. We were presented with a cheque for £5...

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