We had a great time at the Garlic Festival, we are hoping the event encourages people to recycle their clothes and shoes for the benefit of the independent lifeboats and community projects. Lucky the rain held off!
Southsea Community Association are using their donation to help towards additional equipment and furniture for their to the new centre.
Durrington Community Centre are using their donation towards new equipment such as chairs, cups and saucers, dart board, computer equipment etc
Eco-Friendships CIC aims to carry out activities which benefit the community by working in partnership with community based projects and increase public awareness of recycling.
A CIC (Community Interest Company) is a non-profit making organisation. 20% of the revenue from the donated textile is allocated immediately to your local project.
Bank your clothing - and support those that need it
Press release - click here to view the whole article.
Eco-Friendships was awarded the Social Enterprise Mark in April this year. Nick Hurd presented Jenny Rayner, founder of Eco-Friendships CIC with the certificate at Pinner Village Show. We are very proud to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark. We plan to display the mark on all of our textile banks.
MP and Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd presents Eco-Friendships CIC with the Social Enterprise Mark
Ryde Inshore recently appeared in the ITV2 show Here to Help. Peter Andre and team encouraged the local community to pull together to help Michaela and the Ryde Inshore Rescue office get a new roof to replace the existing leaky one.