Latest news and updates

Apr6th 2018

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 […]

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Apr4th 2018

Our Wednesday session

Just one of the 11 children and adults who had clothing support from us at our base during our short session today. Clothes for more than 100 children aged 2-16 were also delivered to 2 of our outreach partners. #clothingpoverty affects so many people in Notts.

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Mar28th 2018

Providing clothing support for 4 years…

The Wednesday volunteer team celebrated our 4th birthday today by just mucking in as usual with all the hard work. It was great to have trustee George Hagen with us, giving up time in his holidays as a teacher as usual, and founding member Angela Cooke, visiting Nottingham for a couple of weeks. In spite of [&hellip...

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Mar26th 2018

Trustee would walk 500 miles for Sharewear

One of our trustees, Andrew Britton, is walking the Camino de Santiago to raise funds for Sharewear. He will begin this challenge at the end of April and it will take one month to complete. This 500 mile ancient pilgrimage route stretches from the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains in south west France, across the [...

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Mar25th 2018

Concert at Christ the King wonderful success!

Delighted to announce that our concert at Christ the King CVA last week, featuring incredible talent from 5 of our Sharewear Schools partners, raised a brilliant £900! This will be used to keep our outreach van on the road for the next year. Thank you so much to the students and staff at Southwark Primary, […...

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Mar24th 2018

Shortlisted for the Pride of Gedling awards

Sharewear are extremely proud to have been shortlisted for the Outstanding Community Project Award in the ceremony to take place this Thursday 29th March. What a brilliant way to mark the occasion of our 4th birthday, the day before! Click here to see the other categories

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Mar23rd 2018

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 […]

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Mar21st 2018

Helping out in a Family Crisis

Your donations helped this woman out today who unexpectedly has two extra children to care for. Family crisis and end up with extra children to care for temporarily? Struggling to support them? All the clothes and bedding they need provided, thanks to your clothes donations. This woman passes on her thanks. Posted by...

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Mar21st 2018

Replacing Everything Lost in a Fire

Clothes, shoes, duvet, pillows, bedding, towels and curtains. All provided from your donations, to help this young man get back on his feet. Posted by Sharewear Clothing Scheme on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 Clothes, shoes, duvet, pillows, bedding, towels and curtains all provided from your donations today, to help this...

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