A primary school in Gravesend, Kent has smashed its environmental target this month by recycling an astounding 2,000kg of unwanted items thanks to a partnership with Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL).
Parents, carers and visitors to The Orchard Trust’s care home in Coleford and its Learning Centre & Smallholding in Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean, will be able to turn clothes into chicken coops, socks into swings, and hats into herbs from this week following the installation of two new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd clothes recycling banks.
Shoppers were queuing outside the door at the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) charity shop at 250 High Street, Beckenham on Thursday 14th May as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
The Salvation Army has partnered with revered London art college, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, that sees the launch of a limited edition and innovative clothes recycling bank design. Three graduates from the college have been working with the Church and charity to create a vibrant design to draw attention to the work of The Salvation Army by showing how donating unwanted clothing will help some of the most vulnerable people in today’s society.
Donations of unwanted clothes, shoes and textile items to clothes banks located in car parks across Cornwall and Devon has helped raise £22,000 of valuable funds for charitable causes in less than three and a half years. Set up as a partnership between Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) and St Austell Brewery Charitable Trust, the scheme has seen over 84 tonnes of clothes collected from 50 banks across the region since January 2012.
A Kirkcaldy charity shop volunteer has been named national volunteer of the year by Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd, having been selected from hundreds of volunteers in over 200 shops nationwide.
The Salvation Army is inviting eager bargain hunters to celebrate the fifth birthday of its Glenrothes charity shop on Saturday 25th April at 5b Postgate in the Kingdom Shopping Centre.
Pupils, their families and staff at St Alban’s Catholic Primary School in Macclesfield have turned their unwanted clothes, shoes and textile items into valuable funds for their school and The Salvation Army.
Shoppers in Consett flocked to the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) charity shop at 29 Middle Street, Consett on Thursday 16th April as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
Shoppers in Sheffield were queuing outside the door at the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) charity shop at 43 Bellhouse Road, Sheffield on Thursday 26th March as it opened its doors to the public for the first time having moved from its previous location on Firth Road.
Salvation Army Trading Company (SATCoL) is encouraging people nationwide to rummage through their cupboards, wardrobes and attics this spring, and ensure belongings they no longer use are given a new lease of life by donating them via clothing banks, charity shops or door-to-door bags. Rather than gathering dust at home or being put in the bin and sent to landfill, donated items will be reused or recycled to support the work of The Salvation Army.
Shoppers in Heaton flocked to the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) charity shop at 257- 259 Chillingham Road, Heaton on Thursday 19th March as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.