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Sep2nd 2016

Starting School the Sharewear Way

 As September got under way, we clothed three families today at Sharewear. A family of four being rehoused were able to get everything they needed for each member of the family, including duvets and bedding. The little girl above was part of another family of four, currently living in temporary accommodation, and sh...

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Aug19th 2016

Wet Weather Wellies

 The wet weather didn’t deter a stream of families from flooding into Sharewear today.  21 people were clothed from 7 referrals, including an unborn child. The truth behind the propaganda which  programmes such as Benefits Street pedal was clear to see. One of our clients was a family on benefits with five ...

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Aug12th 2016

A Productive Session and Plans for the Future

This week at Sharewear we clothed 24 people on site from 5 referrals, and 17 people were clothed at our distribution point  Asian Women’sProject.  Plans are also getting firmed up for our concert at the Trinity school on 12th October. It promises to  a brilliant evening , featuring Britain’s Got Talent...

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Aug5th 2016

Quality Control at Sharewear

A quieter day than normal gave us time to devote ourselves to quality control, making sure all our stock is up to standard. Our guideline is “If we wouldn’t wear it ourselves or want to see one of our family members in it, it doesn’t make it into stock”. Thanks to all those who brought [&helli...

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Jul22nd 2016

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 En...

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Jun17th 2016

Sharewear Clothes Its 900th Client This Year

  Today at Sharewear we clothed 5 families and gave signposting with schools admission advice. The clients we helped today took the figure for how many people we have helped since the start of 2016 to over the 900 mark. We want to say a HUGE “thank you” and “well done” to the Year 4 pup...

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Jun11th 2016

Thank You’s All Round

A massive thank you to all of the Sharewear team who turned up today to help run the Garden Sale, which went ahead in an improvised way in spite of the weather!! And thank you to those who came down and bought a few items. Not forgetting a big thank you to the people who […]

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Jun10th 2016

Notts TV, a New Distribution Point and a New Volunteer.

Today at Sharewear we clothed 67 people: 3 families on site and the rest by delivery. One of the deliveries went to our latest distribution point, Thomas Helwys Baptist Church in Lenton. We also welcomed Thais as our latest volunteer. She has come all the way from Brazil to study English in Nottingham and has [&helli...

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Jun3rd 2016

Clothing Families in Need

Another busy session today, clothing five families who had all been referred by one of our newest referral agents, Nottingham Women’s Centre.  It’s hard to achieve amazing things without the right clothes, or when worrying about how  you are going to clothe your children, or get them shoes for school....

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