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May23rd 2018

New clothes for a job interview

Sometimes it’s good news, not bad news, that creates the emergency. You find out on Wednesday afternoon that you have a job interview that could turn your life around, but it’s the next morning. Problem: You have absolutely no interview or work clothes. With emergency help from Sharewear now you can go to...

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May22nd 2018

Volunteer Summer Social funded by Nottingham Together

We are very pleased to announce that this year Nottingham Together are funding our Volunteer Summer Social, which we will be holding again on Saturday 16th June from 3pm at Arnold Carnival. The date is just before Refugee Week starts, and a week before the Great Get Together to celebrate that we have More in [&hellip...

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May18th 2018

Helping families at New Cross Community Church

It’s wonderful that volunteers from New Cross Community Church, Sutton-in-Ashfield are working hard to help families like this one struggling to cope with emergency situations and being referred to our Ashfield and Mansfield Children’s Referral Centre. Without the New Cross team we would struggle to reach...

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May16th 2018

New clothes…New man!

An unexpected BOOM moment led to an emergency need for clothing support for the man who was the very grateful recipient of these brand new Clark’s boots. These were just one of many items of clothing he needed and was able to get. #UKClothingPoverty affects thousands of people in #Nottingham and all our cit...

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May14th 2018

UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day 9 June 2018

We are VERY excited to announce our launch of UK Clothing Poverty Awareness Day 2018, Saturday 9th June. Help us to start a wider conversation about the fact that in spite of clothing poverty being rife in the general population of our cities, it never gets mainstream media coverage. In the last 4 years we […]

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May10th 2018

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-bedro...

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Apr19th 2018

Early arrivals need clothing too

On Wednesday, in the middle of an incredibly busy session, we still managed to make our first delivery to City hospital Neonatal unit. The three sacks of first size and premature packs of clothes from the Mothercare #GiftABundle campaign will be used across both NUH sites for babies born into difficult financial ci...

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Apr13th 2018

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 delive...

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Apr11th 2018

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 o...

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