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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 »

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…

Plea for all schools in Kirklees to have uniform giveaway days to help save the environment

6 April, 2023

A Huddersfield school is having uniform giveaway days for Uniform Exchange … and the hope is other schools across Kirklees will do the same. Moorlands Primary School at Mount near Outlane has had a lot of used school uniform donated by Huddersfield charity Uniform Exchange so decided to hold their own pop-up events to give … Plea for all schools in Kirklees to have uniform giveaway days to…

Come and join our wonderful volunteers at Uniform Exchange

6 April, 2023

When Abio arrived in Huddersfield from Nigeria in 2021 she needed help kitting out her daughters for school. She was provided with free school uniform by Lockwood-based charity Uniform Exchange and was so touched by the help, she is now a volunteer for them. Abio spends three or four days a week at the charity’s … Come and join our wonderful volunteers at Uniform Exchange Read More »

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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.