Dec8th 2017

Gedling Homes Sponsorship

Volunteers burst into a round of applause for Gedling Homes today when they visited to mark the start of a year’s sponsorship for us to the tune of £2000. Here we are celebrating the good news. In addition to clothing three families today we also made five deliveries to outreach partners.

Nov29th 2017

Saving Money and Saving The Environment

  It was brilliant to be able to make this bulk delivery today in our brand new upcycled sacks, made from material not needed by our service users. Thanks to our volunteers Lois and Michelle, who have spent hours making these, we can now stop spending money on black bags and make sure we aren’t […]

Nov27th 2017

Arnbrook Primary Becomes our Latest Sharewear Schools Member

  Years 1 to 6 enjoyed their assembly with Paddington last week at Arnbrook Primary, as they launched their membership of our Sharewear Schools partnership programme. We are looking forward to working together to our mutual benefit.

Nov24th 2017

Coping with Complex Needs

  They say a picture tells a thousand words…. but I don’t think this beautiful coat for a ten year old girl can possibly sum up some of the needs we have been dealing with today.  Clothes for people in a variety of situations, given on site; move-on bedding packs delivered to the YMCA for […]

Nov22nd 2017

Keeping People Warm This Winter

  Clothing poverty hits even harder in the winter months. Amongst the three large families with complex needs that we clothed today was this mum of three teenage boys who was over the moon with her beautiful winter coat. Not only will it keep her warm, but the high quality and style of the coat […]

Nov18th 2017

Thank you for a Successful Fundraiser

  Thanks to all those who came and supported our fundraiser at The Beacon today, as well as the volunteers who ran stalls, helped set up yesterday or even dressed up as a mermaid to paint faces! £254 was raised for vital equipment which we need to make our operation more efficient.

Nov15th 2017

Busiest Ever Wednesday Session

  20 people were given clothing support in 2 and a half hours this afternoon in a fantastic non-stop effort from all volunteers. In addition we processed a large delivery for Nottm and Notts Refugee Forum.

Nov14th 2017

Tuntum Housing Volunteers at Sharewear

Thanks to the team of volunteers from Tuntum Housing last week we were able to get stuck in to some much-needed changes at our base whilst our regular volunteers were busy helping people with referrals.,

Nov10th 2017

Only One School Shirt All Week

On another busy session, someone we helped was delighted to get the clothes she needed for an interview for a job she desperately needs, and this lovely coat to wear on the day too. In addition, she was so pleased to get enough school shirts for every day of the week for her son. ” […]