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Jun9th 2017

Helping More Refugees

Welcomed Tuntum Housing for a visit today to discuss working together to clothe Syrian refugee families who have been officially brought to Britain under the government resettlement scheme. Volunteers worked hard to clothe five families on site and continue to catch up on donations.

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Jun7th 2017

Productive Session to End Volunteers Week

Work full time? Got a week’s holiday? What do you do with it? Well, if your name is Corey then you give some of it up to volunteer with us for the afternoon. Corey was a brilliant help once before, when we moved premises at New Year, so it was great to welcome him today […]

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Jun2nd 2017

Half-Term Activities

Half Term? No problem. Our volunteers bring their children to help out at Sharewear during their school holidays! What a fitting tribute to National Volunteers Week 1 –7 June.  With their help we clothed 6 families and made a huge delivery to Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum.

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May31st 2017

410 People Clothed in May

On the last day of May the volunteer team worked through the heat on our restructure of the women’s section, which is almost complete. Our full time teacher volunteers as usual gave up some of their well-earned holiday to help us. Thanks to the tireless efforts of all of our volunteers and the generosity of [&h...

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May26th 2017

Unity in Diversity

Today at Sharewear, as well as clothing 4 families and continuing with our restructuring, we celebrated the diversity on our team of volunteers. The people pictured are just a sample of our volunteer team, coming from Cameroon, Pakistan,  Nigeria and the UK.  United in a common purpose to serve those in need, and u...

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May24th 2017

Making Improvements at Sharewear

A less frenetic session meant that we could crack on with our ongoing work of making the children’s section more efficient. Today Teresa Stead had help with this from Angela Cooke,  a founding member of Sharewear, temporarily back in Nottingham for a few days.  Meanwhile our team of six men began work on imp...

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May19th 2017

Busiest Ever Session

On our busiest ever  session today we dealt with 13 referrals, clothing 35 people, including 19 children.  We also collected a van-full of donations from someone we helped previously and who has given back to us the clothes her children have outgrown, plus so much more. She has now lifted herself out of the crisis ...

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May17th 2017

Clothing Boys Again!

Look at these two very satisfied ‘customers’ sporting their lovely clothes, including coat and shoes, from Sharewear. We were able to clothe them thanks to your response to our recent appeal for boy’s clothing.  Off site we made a big delivery to our outreach partner, Under One Roof, in Hucknall, c...

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May12th 2017

Sharewear Schools on Notts TV

Another productive day, with Notts TV’s Hugh Casswell coming down to film on two sites. Firstly he filmed our launch assembly at Carlton Digby School, our newest partner in our Sharewear Schools Programme. Then they filmed at our new premises to update viewers on the progress we have been making to help even ...

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