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  • 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 […]

  • 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.  Working together with Nottingham Women’s Centre […]

  • Small Change — Big Difference

      Ever wondered how many 20p coins fit into a Smartie tube? Or 10p coins into a jam jar? Why not try it and find out? We are launching our small change fundraising appeal to make it easy for everyone to help us financially simply by dropping your small change into something in your home. workplace, […]

  • Sharewear Clothes Six Families Including Fire Victims

    During an incredibly busy day at Sharewear today we clothed six families in need, comprising 9 adults and 13 children. One of these families lost everything in a house fire in Highbury Vale this week. We also managed to set up Haleem and Dionne with a starter pack of various clothes to be able to get […]

  • Sharewear Sneinton is Taking Shape

    Talks took place today to make the final arrangements for the opening of our satellite branch in Sneinton. In the coming weeks our clothes will be distributed from the Tracs Neighbourhood Centre in Sneinton Hollows. More information to follow.

  • Summer Term at Sharewear

    Summer term in schools is now well under way and we still have these absolutely pristine summer uniform dresses available for families in need. If you are on of our referral agencies, please be aware that we have this stock ironed and ready to go. The summer term still has so very many weeks left […]

  • More Donations to Put to Good Use

    Today we received a donation from The Honeycomb Christian Charity Shop in Ruddington of their surplus stock. By the end of today our team of volunteers had processed it all.  We also dealt with ten referrals today, clothing five adults and fourteen children. In the month of April alone we have clothed 313 people. All of this […]

  • Sharing our Clothes in Sneinton

    It’s been a very productive few days at Sharewear. Thanks to the generous response to our recent appeal for older children’s clothes, we have been able to re-structure our children’s room. Now our stock has a more balanced range of  clothes from different age-groups, so we are better able to meet the needs of every […]

  • Already More People Clothed Than in the Whole of Last Year

    The number of people we have clothed in just 15 weeks in 2016 hit 500 today, which is more people than we clothed in the whole of 2015. This is partly due to the acceleration of our outreach service, where we provide pre-sorted clothes to partners across Notts and into parts of Derbyshire, as well […]