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Feb11th 2016

Sharewear Featured in The Guardian.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/feb/11/britain-clothes-banks-poverty-sharewear?CMP=share_btn_tw  

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Feb11th 2016

Take the ShareForty Challenge and Donate to us this Lent

Looking for an easy challenge in Lent? Why not take part in the ShareForty Challenge? For each of the forty days of Lent (starting 10th February) place one unwanted item from your wardrobe in a bin bag. At the end of Lent (Easter) donate the filled bin bag to Sharewear. We will share your donation with […]

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Feb5th 2016

Busy Sharewear Session Just Before our Open Day

Well, it seems safe to say that our new longer opening hours of 10.30 am until 2pm have already proved very popular! We dealt with six very varied referrals today, clothing 14 people (8 adults and 6 children).  It was amazing to have so much SPACE to work in, to greet clothes donors, to allow children […]

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Feb3rd 2016

Sharewear Starts Working with new Partner, The Peaceful Trust

It was great today to start working with the Uhuru (Peaceful) Trust, who are going to collect our waste from us from now on. Check out what they do below.   http://peacefultrust.com/what-we-do/  

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Feb2nd 2016

Sharewear Ready for Open Day in New Premises

An ENORMOUS ‘Thank You’ goes out to all the amazing people who made the move into our new premises go so smoothly! You all gave up precious time at the weekend to ensure that we are more than ready for our first extended opening hours this Friday 5th February, from 10.30 until 2pm.  The place […]

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Jan29th 2016

Sharewear’s last opening at the Infant of Prague

The end of an era at Sharewear today as we began to pack up for the move to our new premises tomorrow. Thanks to the team for getting so stuck in, including Christ the King Sixth Form student Patrick. We also managed to clothe 27 asylum seekers through our outreach delivery packs — twenty adults and […]

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Jan22nd 2016

Countdown Commences!

One of our quieter afternoons at Sharewear today gave us the chance to begin packing up for the move to our new premises next weekend. It’s going to be a case of all hands on deck, so even if you aren’t a regular Sharewear volunteer, we need your help if you can give it. Please […]

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Jan21st 2016

Clothing the Naked in The Year of Mercy

In Catholic circles we are celebrating this year ‘The Year of Mercy’, during which we will be reflecting and acting upon the spiritual and corporal ‘Works of Mercy’.  I have just produced the following piece for the dedicated website created on this theme for our diocese (the whole of the Eas...

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Jan17th 2016

Building for the Future at Dawn FM

Ash Choudry, who runs the programme Building for the Future on Wednesdays at Dawn FM, interviewed me briefly recently. Below is his brilliant write-up from the transcript. http://bftfblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/interview-louise-cooke-from-sharewear.html

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