Category: News

  • Long Term Home Secured At Last

    Long Term Home Secured At Last

    ANNOUNCEMENT: We are VERY excited to share with all our supporters the news that we have now completed on a lease to be able to stay in our current premises for at least 3 years! This means that those living in #UKClothingPoverty in Notts are assured of our continued support. We have only been able […]

  • Helping Families Prepare for a New School Year

    Helping Families Prepare for a New School Year

    Taking advantage of the sunshine today to audit our school uniform and split it between our HQ base, our Ashfield Children’s Referral Centre and the school uniform project running this summer at our outreach partner St. John’s C of E church, Long Eaton. Thanks to your generosity, vulnerable families from across Nottingham, Gedling Borough, Ashfield […]

  • Support From The Rotary Club

    Support From The Rotary Club

    Our thanks go to The Rotary Club of Sutton-in-Ashfield for awarding £500 to New Cross Community Church for vital equipment for our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre. This grant benefits us as we don’t now need to find money for this equipment, which will be much needed when we almost triple our opening hours […]

  • No-One Should Be Struggling With Clothing Poverty

    No-One Should Be Struggling With Clothing Poverty

    This child is kitted out for when he”s a bit bigger and this lovely weather is done! Pictured with volunteers Backo and Dil (background), two of a team who worked very hard to help support 6 referrals today. #TeamSharewear because no-one should be struggling with #ClothingPoverty

  • Well done and thanks Andrew!

    Well done to our trustee Andrew Britton who completed his 500 mile hike along El Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. Andrew was raising awareness of mental illness and raising sponsorship funds for us at the same time. Thanks to those who sponsored him to the tune of £100. Here he is at home today […]

  • 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 […]

  • Clothing Poverty Awareness Day 2018

    Today, UK Clothing Poverty Awareness day, marks a special point in our development. More people came to see our film ‘Sharewear: Uncovered ‘ at Broadway cinema than saw Jurassic World yesterday! Everyone was really impressed with the quality of the film and brilliant questions were asked afterwards which helped us unpick even more how people […]

  • Emergency help for family

    A need for clothing support also arises when there has been an emergency incident, not because of clothing poverty. Today we were pleased to be able to help Nottingham City Homes support a family of three adults who had an explosion at home yesterday. They fled the house in underwear and cannot get back in […]

  • Volunteers Week

    Today we want to take the opportunity to mark Volunteers Week by thanking all the volunteers who contribute to keeping our work going. From the team of 45 who volunteer at sessions, to our ten trustees. From those who run our Ashfield base from New Cross church, to those who organise collection points for us […]