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SOFA Gets a New Logo

SOFA Gets a New Logo

Posted: Sat, 04 Feb 2012 11:53

Our new logo was designed by Jenni Taylor from printing.com Leicester.

We were put in touch with Jenni after approaching Leicestershire Cares ProHelp for support in redesigning our marketing materials

Tags: Supporters

Christmas Meal and Skittles 2011

Christmas Meal and Skittles 2011

Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:52

Volunteers, trustees and staff enjoyed a meal and a game of skittles at The Swan In The Rushes pub in Loughborough on 22nd December 2011.

Tags: Volunteers, Fun, Staff

SOFA at Loughborough Market

SOFA at Loughborough Market

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:50

Thank you to Charnwood Borough Council for inviting us to be a part of the Christmas Celebrations in the town centre on Sunday 27th November 2011.

Sofa presented a selection of furniture and other items.. Read More »

Tags: Charnwood Borough Council, Market, Supporters, Volunteers

Rooms in Strange Places

Rooms in Strange Places

Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:45

On behalf of all Leicestershire Furniture Reuse Projects, Sofa was able to provide furniture for a series of installations organised by Leicestershire County Council to highlight reuse and the importance.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Fun, Leicestershire County Council

Summer Trip to West Midlands Safari Park

Summer Trip to West Midlands Safari Park

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:39

Volunteers and staff had a lovely day out by coach on July 26th 2011 to West Midlands Safari Park.

Tags: Volunteers, Staff, Fun

RNIB Partnership for Employment Award

RNIB Partnership for Employment Award

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:37

In June 2011 Sofa was awarded a Partnership for Employment Award by the RNIB College Loughborough for the third year running for "An outstanding contribution to the employment of people with disabilities"... Read More »

Tags: Awards, RNIB College

Red Stripe Gig

Red Stripe Gig

Posted: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 16:36

Leicester Reggae Band "Red Stripe" performed in aid of Sofa on Saturday 11th June 2011 at the Jack O'Lantern pub on Clarence Street, Loughborough. Lots of people lent us their support.

Tags: Community, Supporters

In Memory of David Shales

In Memory of David Shales

Posted: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 16:48

David Shales passed away on June 10th 2011.

David volunteered at Sofa during the Autumn of 2010. Unable to lift heavy items he enjoyed dusting and mopping, and also went out on the van a few times to collect.. Read More »

Tags: Volunteers, Supporters, Community

Front Room Events

Front Room Events

Posted: Sat, 04 Dec 2010 16:32

Loughborough College Fine Art students used furniture and items from Sofa to make a temporary Front Room to bring people together for tea, magazines and conversation. Photographs and posters are from events.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Loughborough College

Dunelm Mill Team Challenge

Dunelm Mill Team Challenge

Posted: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 16:29

Our thanks go to staff from Dunelm Mill who refurbished this area and decorated the porch and toilet on 21st November 2010. The work was carried out as a Team Challenge organised by Leicestershire Cares... Read More »

Tags: Visitors, Supporters

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.