Trumpington Kids Clothes Hub

Who are we?

We are a small group of volunteers who know what it is like to try and keep up with fast growing children. We accept good condition, pre-loved, clean, children's clothes from ages 2-12yrs. We then redistribute them to local families that can make use of them. All clothes are free.

Why Use Our Hub?

Children grow so fast they often seem to out grow their clothes having hardly worn them. It can be tricky to keep up, especially if there is more than one fast grower in the family.

It can be hard to know what to do with your out grown clothes, especially the ones you still really like or which hold happy memories.

As we all take more time to care for our planet, finding a new home for pre-loved clothes helps both planet Earth and our Trumpington Community.

Our Aim

At Trumpington Kids Clothes Hub we aim to pass on quality, clean, pre-loved clothes to Trumpington families who can make use of them.

The clothes have been kindly donated by Trumpington families which means we are able to pass them on to others for FREE.

NO COLD KIDS 

During the colder months we aim to provide a warm coat, hat, gloves and scarf to any Trumpington child (aged 2-12 yrs) that needs one to stay warm.  

We believe no Trumpington child should be cold during winter for lack of access to warm outdoor clothing. 

How to access the clothes

We have three ways you can access our clothes.

You do not need a referral from someone to use the hub. The clothes are available to any local families that can make use of them. This is regardless of financial or social circumstances. 


These are a chance for you (or your child) to pick the clothes yourself. We usually have everyday clothes, coats, school uniform, seasonal items eg Christmas jumpers or swimwear.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest information about when and where the stalls are. 


Every Friday, after school during term time, we have rails with school uniform on at Trumpington Meadows and Fawcett Primary Schools. 

Trumpington Meadows - the rail is in the main reception foyer.

Fawcett Primary - the rail is in the main playground (weather dependent!)

All uniform items on the rail are free. 

Please do not leave donations at the rails as the schools have no ability to store them. If you wish to donate uniform please use one of our two donation points or bring them to a 'pick your own' stall. 


We can then make up a box of items for you which you collect from one of our two collection points - see below.

We are happy to accept requests from people helping Trumpington families e.g Midwives, Health Visitors, Family workers, Social Workers, Teachers, Good Friends.


How to donate clothes

Do you have clothes or uniform you wish to donate to the hub?

First please make sure your donations are suitable






Where are the donation points?

The Bakehouse

1a Granchester Road, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9LH

We have a blue box in the porch of the Bakehouse. It is available all the time so perfect for dropping donations at weekends or evenings after work. 

The box is also one of our collection points if you have ordered items via our form.

'Pick Your Own' Stalls 

You can bring donations along to one of our 'pick your own' stalls. 

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest event news.


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Clay Farm Box

      Clay Farm Centre         Hobson Square, Trumpington, Cambridge. CB2 9FN

You will find our box opposite the library desk. Please try to put your items in bags rather than free inside the box. This helps our volunteers when they are emptying it. 

Things we can't use so please find them a different home






What happens after you send in a form?

We have several options for collecting your order.

1a Granchester Road, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9LH

We have a box in the porch of The Bakehouse where you collect your parcel from. We will just need to know what day you would like your parcel to be there. You can then collect any time after 9:30 am on that day. This is an especially good option if you need to collect on an evening or weekend. 


Trumpington Pavilion, King George V Playing Field, Paget Road, Trumpington, Cambridge. CB2 9JF


We may need to contact you via email about your  request e.g if some items are not available or if more details are needed.

 Where are The Bakehouse and The Food Hub?

The Bakehouse

1a Granchester Road

Trumpington

Cambridge

CB2 9LH

Our donation and collection box. Available 24/7

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The Food Hub

Trumpington Pavilion

Paget Road

Trumpington

Cambridge

CB2 9JT


Fridays 12 noon-2pm

Trumpington Pavilion frontage. Photo: Andrew Roberts, 18 April 2017.

'It takes a village to raise a child' Old African Proverb  

Raising children is challenging regardless of a family's financial, social and environmental circumstances . In Trumpington we are lucky because The Kids Clothes Hub is supported by so many wonderful people and organisations (our village!) This means in turn we can support local families through the work we do here at the Hub.

The Clothes Hub would not be able to continue without the local support we receive. We are incredibly grateful and thank each and every family, school, group, business and volunteer who help make Trumpington Kids Clothes Hub possible.

Our Village!

Take a look at all our wonderful supporters and what they do to help The Hub


The Bakehouse belonging to St Mary and St Michael Church

Koala Cakes

The Food Hub at Trumpington Pavilion 

Trumpington Park Primary School

The Clay Farm Centre

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events are posted on our Facebook page. 

Keep an eye on our events section for our next 'pick your own' stalls. 


Interested in volunteering?

Trumpington Kids Clothes Hub is run entirely by volunteers. If you are interested in helping us then please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.

We have a whole variety of jobs we would like help with including collecting and sorting donations, labelling clothes, washing, making up parcels, helping at stalls and  transporting items to stalls.

Please email if you would like to join the team

trumpingtonkidsclotheshub@gmail.com

Data Protection

We will only keep enough personal information to make your clothing request or clothes donation possible. We may use your information to email you about upcoming Clothes Hub events or developments to our project. We will never release your information to third parties.

If you do not wish to receive future information about The Hub please email us on the link below and ask to unsubscribe.