In a recent collaboration that truly captured the spirit of ethical messaging, Pendleside Hospice teamed up with students from Burnley College.

Students visited the Hospice’s Donation Centre to handpick preloved clothing and boohoo stock, in preparation for their upcoming ‘Pop-up Shops’ in the college atrium. Both students and college lecturers got stuck in and really took the challenge by storm!

The students took charge of marketing their shops, determining pricing and merchandising their stock to maximise sales and raise as much money as possible for Pendleside Hospice.

The outcome of the collaboration exceeded everyone’s expectations. Over the course of the two-day event, students raised an impressive £1,319.50, with purchases made by both staff and fellow students.

The proceeds will go towards the invaluable care of our patients and the services Pendleside Hospice provide to people living within Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale.

Louisa Mayor, Head of Income Generation at the Hospice, said,

“As a Hospice, we have been dedicated to raising the profile of our branded charity shops. The students and staff demonstrated bags of enthusiasm, drive, and creativity, making it an enormous success. Being able to engage the students in this meaningful project is truly priceless.

We’re so fortunate to have the support and buy-in not only from our community and staff & students at college, but from our local businesses too. Due to the collaborative success of Burnley College’s two-day event, boohoo kindly donated more of their clothing to help stock our retail shops, as well as support with future events at Burnley College.

However, the load needed to be collected from Sheffield – so which local haulier do we know, who we can rely on in an hour of need? Fagan & Whalley of course! Thank you so much to the team there for stepping in at a minute and collecting and delivering this stock to us. ”

Pendleside Hospice extends its heartfelt appreciation to local marketing agency, We Love Creative, Burnley College, and boohoo for their unwavering support and commitment to the Rewear Revolution campaign.

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Published On: July 12th, 2023
Pendleside Hospice and Burnley College Students Join Forces for a Sustainable Fashion Revolution