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Jun9th 2018

Clothing Poverty Awareness Day 2018

Today, UK Clothing Poverty Awareness day, marks a special point in our development. More people came to see our film ‘Sharewear: Uncovered ‘ at Broadway cinema than saw Jurassic World yesterday! Everyone was really impressed with the quality of the film and brilliant questions were asked afterwards which ...

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Jun6th 2018

Emergency help for family

A need for clothing support also arises when there has been an emergency incident, not because of clothing poverty. Today we were pleased to be able to help Nottingham City Homes support a family of three adults who had an explosion at home yesterday. They fled the house in underwear and cannot get back in […]

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Jun4th 2018

Volunteers Week

Today we want to take the opportunity to mark Volunteers Week by thanking all the volunteers who contribute to keeping our work going. From the team of 45 who volunteer at sessions, to our ten trustees. From those who run our Ashfield base from New Cross church, to those who organise collection points for us [&hellip...

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Jun3rd 2018

Our Ambassador for UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day

We are delighted that Louise Regan, local Head Teacher and campaigner for a better society for all, has agreed to be an Ambassador for UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day to be marked on 9th June each year. Louise explains here her reason for agreeing to take on this important and groundbreaking role. “It is a [&...

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Jun1st 2018

New top from Maha from Paul Smith

Local TV news celebrity Maha came for clothing support with her family today who have had a new baby since we last saw them. The family have been resettled here from Syria and Maha has become an amazing interpreter for them. Here she is modelling the brand new Paul Smith top she got from us […]

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May31st 2018

Redthread is our newest outreach partner

Our latest outreach partner to join us by having clothing deliveries is Redthread, a charity that support 16–24 year olds who need more than medical support when in A&E. The London based charity has expanded into the QMC. Angela Cooke sorted out lots of lovely clothes like these to help Redthread support...

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May29th 2018

Thanks from the British Red Cross

t was wonderful to be thanked last week by the British Red Cross in Nottingham for the clothing support we provided to their #SitUpServicefor street homeless people last winter. Whilst there, our volunteer Backo enjoyed chatting to Emergency Response volunteer Julie Newton about the impact our clothing support has o...

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May25th 2018

When a rucksack is more than a rucksack….

“You’ve saved the day!” said the owner of this rucksack. He arrived with only the clothes he was wearing, and no underwear. “Thank you so much for your support” said the young woman without clothes because she has lost so much weight in cancer treatment. #UKClothingPoverty comes in man...

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May24th 2018

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 [&hellip...

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