Reusing school uniform to care for families in Kirklees, and our planet

We're on a mission to encourage the reuse of school uniform promoting financial and environmental sustainability

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Uniform items donated since 2011

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Bags of uniform given to families in Kirklees

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Schools supported by The Uniform Exchange

Get free school uniform
for your child

People need free school uniform for 2 reasons … they either can’t afford it or they want to wear reused uniform to help save the environment.

That’s why we’re here to provide that uniform for you and it’s so easy to get it from us.

Poverty affects 1 in 3 households in Kirklees and we estimate at least 7,000 schoolchildren will benefit from our service in 2023 so if you need help you’re certainly not alone.

Simply click here to apply in minutes using our online form and your free uniform will be delivered to your school or nearest library within days.

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Recycle outgrown school uniform,
coats and shoes with us

Please donate absolutely ANYTHING a child needs for school – uniform, coats, hats, gloves, scarves, PE kits, tights, shoes, trainers, football boots, pencil cases, maths sets … everything
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It’s estimated that almost 700 tonnes of school uniform is worn by children in Kirklees schools every year with only around 50 tonnes coming to Uniform Exchange so far too much must still be going to landfill. Help us to keep ALL uniform out of Kirklees rubbish tips by donating yours.

Find out how you can support us and help children all over Kirklees

What we supply to families

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.

 

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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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