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Christmas Do 2015

Christmas Do 2015

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:58

A big Thank you to our VOLUNTEERS

SOFA provided a social event on 10th Dec 15 for all our lovely volunteers, Trustees and staff for their hard work and dedicated time. During the event a hog roast was served.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Sofa, Give as you Live, Furniture, Appliances

Successful achievements at SOFA

Successful achievements at SOFA

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 21:21

Kevin

Kevin has volunteered for SOFA for well over a year and while with us he studied for and has achieved an edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage (QCF).
He says he enjoyed his time as.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Sofa, Awards, Give as you Live, Furniture, Appliances

Sofa and Towles in Nottingham Road Loughborough

Sofa and Towles in Nottingham Road Loughborough

Posted: Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:59

A NEW and exciting art space is being constructed at the former historic Towles building in Loughborough – and local artists are being invited to explore the creative space.

Second year fine art student.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Loughborough University, Nine Frames Preoject, Art, Students, Sofa, Furniture, Appliances, imagination, Thomas Walker

Nine Frames Project

Nine Frames Project

Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:51

In connection with SOFA, the 'Nine Frames Project' has been realised. From the 24th November to the 10th December we invite you to explore the potential of the top floor of the SOFA showroom and come together.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Sofa, Donate, Visitors, Nine Frames Project, Students, Art, Give as You Live, Furniture, Appliances

At the Market 17th October 2015

At the Market 17th October 2015

Posted: Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:26

A BIG THANK YOU to all volunteers who supported SOFA and for those who contributed in the preparation and organising things for the market that took place on Saturday 17th October 2015.
Not only profitable.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Sofa, Donate, Market, Give as You Live, Furniture, Appliances, Shabby Chic

A ‘Master of Waste’ returns to Loughborough and reviews his 30 year old project.

A ‘Master of Waste’ returns to Loughborough and reviews his 30 year old project.

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:21

What does it feel like to have progressed to lead major London projects, become Life President of a major charity, and reached heady heights in the Hot 100 'Masters in Waste' list* then return to a Loughborough.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Awards, Sofa, Donate, Visitors, Furniture Reuse Network, Richard Featherstone, LRRN, Leicestershire County Council

Give as you Live... Supporting SOFA

Give as you Live... Supporting SOFA

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:06

Help Sofa. Just by shopping online. Shop with your favourite stores and a donation will be made to Sofa without costing you a penny extra. Compare prices and shop at thousands of leading.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Sofa, Donate, Visitors, RNIB College, Market, Give as you Live, Leicestershire County Council, Furniture Reuse Network, Nicky Morgan, Loughborough College, Loughborough Library, Loughborough Grammar School, Dogs Trust

Celebrating 10th year in Loughborough

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:47

SOFA was setup in 1981 in Leicester and moved into this building in Loughborough in June 2005. In recognition to our volunteers hard work SOFA offered this lovely social event with.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Awards, Fun, Sofa, Donate, Visitors

Award at RNIB College

Award at RNIB College

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:29

RNIB College has awarded SOFA with the "Employer Partnership Awards 2015" for the seventh consecutive year for an outstanding contribution to the employment of people with disabilities.

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Awards, Sofa, RNIB College

SOFA is part of the LeicesterShire & Rutland Re-Use Network.

SOFA is a member of the Furniture Re-Use Network - a national organisation which supports, assisits, and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. For more information on their work and on furniture re-use in general please visit frn.org.uk.