Bromley group sources school uniforms for children in need

Bromley Brighter Beginnings said it started because of a high demand.

Volunteer Natalie Argile said: “Shopping for new school uniform, labelling new items, and sending your child off to school in smart new kit can often be an exciting and proud time for parents but for some families, it is an added stress and financial burden when already struggling to cover the basic needs such as food and shelter.

“With the average cost of school uniform coming in at around the £300 to £400 mark annually, per child, the charity is now supporting a large number of families all year round, as children grow out of their clothes. The government has committed to lowering the associated costs but it can still be difficult for the poorest families to supply everything needed.”

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