New Partner — Bonnets and Beanies For Babies
Happy to announce that we will be a recipient of these crocheted creations from the Nottingham branch of Bonnets and Beanies for Babies. These will be much appreciated by our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre as well as all those referred to us, and the organisations we deliver to.
Lady Bay Community Gets Behind Sharewear
With thanks to Klayr-Eloise Castle for coordinating a brilliant response from the Lady Bay community. Klayr is also organising the ‘New Talent’ night for our funds on 21st September at the Poppy and Pint. 11 days ago Klayr was completely unaware of our work and now, thanks to us launching UK Clothing Poverty Awareness day, […]
UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day a Great Success
ONE WEEK ON FROM UK CLOTHING POVERTY AWARENESS DAY: In just 7 days the effects of the awareness day and premiere screening of our film Sharewear:Uncovered have been staggering! Here’s what’s happened so far, as a direct result: Trailer to be shown at the Event Austerity Fight, coming to you in Association with ourselves 6th […]
Sharewear: Uncovered screening 21 September 2018
We are delighted to announce that our next screening for the general public will be on Friday 21st September at The Poppy and Pint pub, West Bridgford. The entire evening will be given over to a huge fundraiser for our benefit. More details to follow but for now save the date! The following day the […]
When a rucksack is more than a rucksack….
“You’ve saved the day!” said the owner of this rucksack. He arrived with only the clothes he was wearing, and no underwear. “Thank you so much for your support” said the young woman without clothes because she has lost so much weight in cancer treatment. #UKClothingPoverty comes in many varieties, and in each case the lack of […]
Helping families at New Cross Community Church
It’s wonderful that volunteers from New Cross Community Church, Sutton-in-Ashfield are working hard to help families like this one struggling to cope with emergency situations and being referred to our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre. Without the New Cross team we would struggle to reach these families in the northwest of our county.
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 […]
Early arrivals need clothing too
On Wednesday, in the middle of an incredibly busy session, we still managed to make our first delivery to City hospital Neonatal unit. The three sacks of first size and premature packs of clothes from the Mothercare #GiftABundle campaign will be used across both NUH sites for babies born into difficult financial circumstances.
Starting to go plastic free!
Reusing and recycling is a huge part of what our work involves, as 30kg of clothes per head of the UK population get thrown into landfill each year. The clothes donated to us are saved from that fate. So we are delighted that, in 10 weeks, volunteer Lois has used surplus material from our stocks […]