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Wickes Show their Generosity

Wickes Show their Generosity

Posted: Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:05

Wickes has kindly donated these materials including an electrical sander to help our up-cycling team on their day to day activities.

A big "THANK YOU" to Wickes!

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Thank You

Tags: Wickes, SOFA, Volunteer, Donate

Welcome to our new website- designed by Cuttlefish

Welcome to our new website- designed by Cuttlefish

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:08

A big 'THANK YOU!' to Cuttlefish for designing our new website for us. We love it and hope you do too!

Click here to visit the Cuttlefish website.

Tags: Cuttefish, Sofa

Don’t Muck Around Awards 2013

Don’t Muck Around Awards 2013

Posted: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:07

SOFA were again nominated in the "Business" category of the Don't Muck Around Awards and want to thank everyone who lent us their support. We still enjoyed the awards evening even though we didn't take.. Read More »

Tags: Awards, Supporters, Charnwood Borough Council, Community, Don't Muck Around

RNIB Award 2013

RNIB Award 2013

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:35

On June 20th Sofa was awarded a Partnership for Employment Award by the RNIB College Loughborough for the fifth year running for "An outstanding contribution to the employment of people with disabilities"... Read More »

Tags: Community, Awards, RNIB College

Loughborough Round Table £260 Donation to Sofa!

Loughborough Round Table £260 Donation to Sofa!

Posted: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:34

Our thanks go to Loughborough Round Table for their generous donation.

Tags: Community, Supporters, Awards

Christmas Do 2012

Christmas Do 2012

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:33

Volunteers and staff enjoyed a Christmas meal with Motown entertainment on Sunday 16th December 2012 at Lynroys in Loughborough.

Tags: Volunteers, Fun, Staff

Sofa protest held against benefit cuts

Sofa protest held against benefit cuts

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:30

Young people were fighting for change in Loughborough town centre by protesting against proposed housing benefit cuts for under 25s as well as directing homeless people towards services.

Danielle Martin,.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Market, Action

Loughborough Market Charity Fair 2012

Loughborough Market Charity Fair 2012

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:53

We had a great day at the Charity Market held in Loughborough Market Place on Sunday 25th November and our thanks go to the many people who supported our stalls, including our Volunteers and Trustees who.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Volunteers, Staff, Fun, Market, Charnwood Borough Council

Loughborough Building Society Community Grant

Loughborough Building Society Community Grant

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:50

A big thank you to Loughborough Building Society for a £495 Community Grant, which will be used to buy clothing with Sofa's logo for volunteers.

Tags: Community, Supporters, Volunteers, Staff, Awards

Rooms in Strange Places 2012

Rooms in Strange Places 2012

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:13

The "Rooms in Strange Places" initiative once again highlighted re-use and the importance of diverting good quality items from landfill. This mock dining room was set up at:

Tags: Community, Leicestershire County Council, Charnwood Borough Council

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.