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Uniform Exchange founder Kate France interviewed live on national TV

Uniform Exchange founder Kate France was featured on national TV on August 15, 2023.

Kate was interviewed live in the studio by BBC TV Breakfast presenters Sally Nugent and John Kay and talked about how access to free school uniform is more important now than ever before. Click on the video to watch the 5 minute interview.

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Kirklees libraries’ vital role helping Huddersfield charity Uniform Exchange

10 March, 2024

Kirklees libraries play a crucial community role for Uniform Exchange … and have done so for more than 10 years. When our charity was first set up in 2011 most of the collections and donations were made through libraries and Sure Start children’s centres but over the years the centres have shut with schools, supermarket … Kirklees libraries’ vital role helping Huddersfield charity Uniform Exchange Read More »

12 March, 2024

Policy Created: March 2020 Review Date: March 2022 Latest Training: November 2021 delivered by TSL Policy Aims:  Uniform Exchange will not tolerate the abuse of adults in any form and is committed to safeguarding adults with care and support needs from harm who engage with in volunteering. This policy sets out the roles and responsibilities … Our Safeguarding Policy Read More »

Pupils save their parents a fortune by holding school uniform giveaway days

11 March, 2024

Children at a Huddersfield school are doing their bit to save the planet … and their parents a lot of money. For the youngsters at Kirkheaton Primary School have been inspired by the Huddersfield-based Uniform Exchange free school uniform charity to hold uniform giveaways in school. At the latest one they gave away 33 dresses, … Pupils save their parents a fortune by holding school uniform giveaway days…

Urgent plea to donate coats to keep Kirklees children warm this winter … check your coat rack at home now

22 October, 2023

We have just put out an urgent media appeal for coats and other warm winter clothing. Uniform Exchange gives away thousands of school uniforms to families across Kirklees every year and the need for our services has reached record levels as the cost of living crisis continues to take a heavy toll on people’s finances. … Urgent plea to donate coats to keep Kirklees children warm this winter…

Kirklees Council volunteers inspired after helping us out for a few hours

13 October, 2023

Volunteers from Kirklees Council were inspired after spending a day working alongside our own brilliant volunteers. The council’s Adults Transformation team spent half a day at our warehouse in Lockwood and were amazed at the scale of what we do day in and day out. The team’s Service Development Manager, Rebecca Morrison, said: “We were … Kirklees Council volunteers inspired after helping us out for a few hours…

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Where to donate your uniform

Uniform Exchange has dozens of collection points across Kirklees in libraries, supermarkets, churches, community hubs and sports centres so it couldn’t be easier to donate to us.