Clothes Aid, the UK’s leading clothing collection company were delighted to collect over 30 bags of clothing and bric-a-brac from Spring Nursery – Layfield in Yarm in aid of Action for Children.

Responding to the Action for Children’s Secret Santa Christmas appeal staff and parents dug deep in to their wardrobes and gathered over 100 kilos of clothing and bric-a-brac. Clothes Aid will transform the bags in to money for Action for children – part of its commitment to raise £150,000 annually for the charity.

Michael Lomotey, Clothes Aid said ‘This was a terrific collection and will make an positive impact to support Action for Children and the incredible services they provide.’

Residents throughout the North East can support the Action for Children Christmas campaign by filling the Clothes Aid bags that are coming through doors now.

Action for Children are the largest voluntary provider of Children Centres, including Spring Layfield. They offer over 500 services for children and families, run adoption and fostering service in the UK and work hard to lobby government supporting children’s rights, health and wellbeing.

Where the clothes go? The clothes and bric-a-brac collected are sold to quality 2nd hand shops and boutiques in Eastern Europe, where there is huge demand for UK quality and fashion. Not only does the charity benefit but also reduces the 300,000 tonnes of textiles that go to UK landfill every year.

Clothes Aid are committed to leading best practice in the industry and are active members of the Fundraising Regulator and adhere to all regulation and are corporate supporters of the Institute of Fundraising.

To organise a one-stop collection or for further details please e-mail or call 020 7288 8545 and visit