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Do you have items of school uniform you could donate in east Belfast?

Many parents are struggling to buy school uniforms for their children according to a Credit Union report

THE Scaffolding Project in east Belfast is appealing for donations of outgrown or no longer needed school uniforms for its annual Recycle School Uniform campaign.

Donations can be dropped off at 

  • East Belfast Independent Advice Centre (located in East Belfast Network Centre)
  • Men's Shed (located at Connswater Shopping Centre)
  • Dee Street Community Centre

Clothing will be sorted and displayed at a number of locations where parents and guardians can shop for free. 

The locations are:

  • East Belfast Network Centre - Tuesday July 23 to Thursday July 25 from 10am to 1pm
  • EastSide Festival Fun Day at CS Lewis Square-  Saturday August 3 from noon to 4pm 
  • Men's Shed at Connswater Shopping Centre - on Tuesday August 6, 13 and 20 from 11am to 2pm

Read more: Can you donate or swap an item of school uniform in north Belfast to help another parent?


It's all go at primary school so make sure you label everything, including their uniform. Labels with pictures are great for children who can't read their name yet

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