Category: Appeals

  • Redthread is our newest outreach partner

    Our latest outreach partner to join us by having clothing deliveries is Redthread, a charity that support 16–24 year olds who need more than medical support when in A&E. The London based charity has expanded into the QMC. Angela Cooke sorted out lots of lovely clothes like these to help Redthread support Notts young adults. Although we are […]

  • New clothes…New man!

    An unexpected BOOM moment led to an emergency need for clothing support for the man who was the very grateful recipient of these brand new Clark’s boots. These were just one of many items of clothing he needed and was able to get. #UKClothingPoverty affects thousands of people in #Nottingham and all our cities. Help us to raise awareness […]

  • Clothing Support from the Cradle to the Grave

    It’s a privilege to be able to support NUH Trust by delivering clothes for patients from the moment of birth to the closing stages of life. Today we processed our Mothercare donation so that the neonatal and maternity wards of Nottingham City Hospital will receive the first size packs at the same time as delivering […]

  • Trustee would walk 500 miles for Sharewear

    One of our trustees, Andrew Britton, is walking the Camino de Santiago to raise funds for Sharewear. He will begin this challenge at the end of April and it will take one month to complete. This 500 mile ancient pilgrimage route stretches from the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains in south west France, across the […]

  • Specific Clothes Needed

    A huge amount of sorting was done by volunteers today, whilst clothing two families and making a delivery too. This work has revealed that we have a shortage of boys trousers ages 2 –10.  We have plenty of other boys clothes of that age, but not trousers. Boys obviously wear all their trousers out and […]

  • Top Brands Free

    This mum was literally walking on ‘Air’ today after getting many items like this one for her son at Sharewear. Meanwhile, another mum was taking home clothes for her much younger son, including Timberland boots and JoJo Maman Bebe trousers.  No matter what the brands, the outcome is always the same: people feel clothed in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sharewear Clothes Now Distributed Five Days A Week

    More and more people are turning to Sharewear for help to combat the crises in their lives and create change. Today, at our main base we had eight referrals, clothing sixteen people, and responded to an emergency request from the midwives of City Hospital to clothe a baby boy born just last night. Thanks to your […]

  • Inundated with Requests for Help

    Each week at Sharewear we just seem to keep getting busier and busier! Today we were rushed off our feet with eight referrals, clothing 28 people. Included in that were the Romanian street homeless couple above, who have only been in Nottingham for two days after several years working in Spain. Having very little English they […]