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Feb16th 2018

Sharewear is the Perfect Fit

A woman today was absolutely thrilled to have this pair of jeans as part of the clothes she was able to get from us. “YES!!” she said ” Finally I’ve got a pair of jeans that fit me properly! Even when I could buy them I always struggled to get the right fit.”  Having access […]

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Feb14th 2018

Supporting a Burglary Victim

Amongst our five referrals today was a man who had been the victim of crime whilst away accessing support for himself. Thanks to the generosity of our donors we were able to provide him with clothes, shoes, bedding and curtains so that he can begin to rebuild his home life after the incident.

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Feb9th 2018

Helping End PJ Paralysis

Today we made the first of regular deliveries to staff at QMC wards C4, 5 and 6 and F20. This is one of two cages of clothes that will be used for older people who have no support network to supply them with day clothes while in hospital. These wards are running the campaign to […]

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Feb7th 2018

Clothes for the Sit Up Service

Today we made a further delivery to the British Red Cross in Nottingham for the ‘Sit Up Service’ being run by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, British Red Cross Volunteers, Framework and Nottingham City Council Community Protection Officers. This is a scheme, thought to be ground-breaking in the c...

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Feb7th 2018

Clothes for the Sit Up Service

    Today we made a further delivery to the British Red Cross in Nottingham for the ‘Sit Up Service’ being run by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, British Red Cross Volunteers, Framework and Nottingham City Council Community Protection Officers. This is a scheme, thought to be ground-bre...

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Feb2nd 2018

Clothes for Birth, Life and Death

Across the five families we provided clothing support to today were a new-born baby, children and adults of all ages and someone who needed clothes to attend a loved one’s funeral. Clothes are a crucial basic need for every stage of life.  A volunteer gifted the plaque to us, as it sums up how we […]

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Jan31st 2018

Every Clothing Need Met

Another ten people received clothing and bedding support at our base today including this man who went away delighted. He got everything he came for: shoes, coat, general clothes, interview clothes, underwear and bedding. All top names too. He was really thrilled. Today’s session brought our number clothed in J...

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Jan26th 2018

Newborn Knits to a Good Home

Amongst the four families we helped today was this mum-to-be who was absolutely thrilled to be able to take, amongst other things, plenty of our newly donated beautiful knitted items for the baby girl she is expecting. Otherwise the day was action packed with a volunteer team from Tuntum Housing assisting and a produ...

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Jan24th 2018

Knitting and Surfing

Margaret (middle) was looking for an organisation to knit for. It had to be someone helping local people, a grassroots organisation and someone who would give her knitted creations away completely free. So she was delighted when her new neighbour Mandy helped her out with a bit of internet surfing and found us. There...

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