Category: News

  • Our Ambassador for UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day

    We are delighted that Louise Regan, local Head Teacher and campaigner for a better society for all, has agreed to be an Ambassador for UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day to be marked on 9th June each year. Louise explains here her reason for agreeing to take on this important and groundbreaking role. “It is a […]

  • New top from Maha from Paul Smith

    Local TV news celebrity Maha came for clothing support with her family today who have had a new baby since we last saw them. The family have been resettled here from Syria and Maha has become an amazing interpreter for them. Here she is modelling the brand new Paul Smith top she got from us […]

  • 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 […]

  • Thanks from the British Red Cross

    t was wonderful to be thanked last week by the British Red Cross in Nottingham for the clothing support we provided to their #SitUpServicefor street homeless people last winter. Whilst there, our volunteer Backo enjoyed chatting to Emergency Response volunteer Julie Newton about the impact our clothing support has on families who have escaped fires. Julie […]

  • 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 […]

  • New clothes for a job interview

    Sometimes it’s good news, not bad news, that creates the emergency. You find out on Wednesday afternoon that you have a job interview that could turn your life around, but it’s the next morning. Problem: You have absolutely no interview or work clothes. With emergency help from Sharewear now you can go to that interview, […]