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Apr1st 2016

South Nottingham Catholic Academy Trust Clothe the Naked in The Year of Mercy

All the schools of the South Nottingham Catholic Academy Trust recently set themselves the challenge for their ‘Day of Mercy’ of every child bringing in an unwanted item of clothing from home.  This was to fulfil the work of mercy known as ‘clothe the naked’  in the Catholic Church. Today To...

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Apr1st 2016

Sharewear Gets Set for Promotional Events

Today we got well and truly ready for a series of promotional events which are upcoming in the next few weeks by taking delivery of our new advert, leaflets and business cards. Now we are ready for business! Thanks to Chris Burrows for sorting it out.  

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Mar31st 2016

Nottingham Trent University Staff Donate Children’s Clothing

Following our recent appeal for children’s clothing, the staff of Business, Law and Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University responded to a call-out for donations from their colleague Claire Lane. Here are Claire and colleague Dean handing over the eighteen carrier bags which had been donated. These cloth...

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Mar25th 2016

Serving others on Good Friday

Today at Sharewear, although not officially open, we clothed three Nottingham families in need. Since the start of 2016 we have now clothed 300 people in Nottingham, thanks to the wonderful generosity of our clothes donors. Our founding principle was, and will forever remain, the guide laid down in the Gospel, “...

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Mar18th 2016

Asian Women’s Project Becomes First Distribution Point for Sharewear Clothes in Berridge Ward

What a productive day at Sharewear!! Well done team!! We clothed 11 people, including an unborn child who is due any day, and Mum got lots of baby bedding and other baby products. She arrived completely lacking what she needed for the birth and left on cloud nine, totally prepared!! One of the refugee families [&hell...

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Mar17th 2016

Two Years of ‘Clothing the Naked’

Sharewear is celebrating its second birthday this month! In March 2014 we opened to service users for the first time with just one rail and a few plastic boxes of clothes. Our logo to start with was this: Although, these days we have a new, more corporate logo and we have a website and social […]

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Mar12th 2016

Deliveries and Sale Preparations

This week at Sharewear we clothed 10 people and prepared 20 packs for delivery next Friday. We also received large donations of clothes ready for us to distribute to venues in Berridge Ward in the coming weeks. This is at the request of the Berridge Ward councillors, who are helping us to reach even more […]

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Mar4th 2016

Sharewear Welcomes New Partner St. John Houghton School

Today at Sharewear we were pleased to supply our latest outreach partner, St John Houghton Houghton School, Kirk Hallam, with clothes for 36 people. In addition to this we clothed another 14 people, 6 adults by delivery and two families who were referred to us today. This means that on our first Friday session in Ma...

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Mar4th 2016

Sharewear Expansion Talks Begin

Today at Sharewear we welcomed Rebecca Sanders, on a visit from Sheffield! Rebecca is one of those inspired by our recent national media coverage to look into setting up a similar scheme in her city.  After doing some preliminary research, Rebecca is now looking into possible premises so that  ‘Sharewear Shef...

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