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  • International Effort Makes Light Work of our Move

    27 volunteers from multiple countries worked together as the perfect team today to pull off the mammoth task of relocating our premises. There are no words good enough to express our enormous thanks to our regular volunteer team plus: George Hagen; Steve, Angela and Matthew Cooke and Donna Laver; Savanna Rags; HSBC for giving Steve […]

  • Final Preparations for our Move

    Just some of the amazing team who worked so hard today in the final stages of preparing for our move. If anyone has a few hours on Friday morning 20th July to lend us some muscle in loading and unloading a hired van, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

  • Clothing Poverty in a Heatwave

    Just one of 23 people to receive clothing support in 2 hours this afternoon, including a family of 8. #clothingpoverty is an all-year-round problem. Just because it’s hot weather, it doesn’t mean people don’t still need support.

  • Could you support us?

    9th June is UK Clothing Poverty Day launched by Sharewear Clothing Scheme … the work we do is crucial for clients referred to us by over 100 referral agencies, is solely volunteer run and last year helped clothe 4000 people!! Are you a business who might be interested in sponsoring us? A charity in the […]

  • Clothing poverty could happen at any time

    Clothing support was provided today for a dad suffering one of those ‘BOOM’ moments talked about by volunteers in our film Sharewear: Uncovered. Granted custody of his children, they arrived with no clothing. He had to give up a long-standing good job to care for them. He also had to give up his one-bedroom flat. […]

  • Clothing Support from the Cradle to the Grave

    It’s a privilege to be able to support NUH Trust by delivering clothes for patients from the moment of birth to the closing stages of life. Today we processed our Mothercare donation so that the neonatal and maternity wards of Nottingham City Hospital will receive the first size packs at the same time as delivering […]

  • Mothercare Mums Gift a Bundle to Sharewear

    Staff from Mothercare Castle Marina store delivered 290 packs of both pre-loved and unused baby clothing today, made up of items donated by their customers through the #GiftABundle campaign. As well as being accessible at our base and delivered to our outreach partners, many of these packs will be used to stock our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre.

  • Starting to go plastic free!

    Reusing and recycling is a huge part of what our work involves, as 30kg of clothes per head of the UK population get thrown into landfill each year. The clothes donated to us are saved from that fate. So we are delighted that, in 10 weeks, volunteer Lois has used surplus material from our stocks […]

  • Clothes for Reintegration into Society

    People need clothing support for a very wide range of reasons, and for a variety of needs. Some needs are not as obvious as others. We are so pleased to be able to help charities like Age UK with their vital resettlement work. Just one of the many clothing support stories we helped with at […]