yvonne Cooroy CWA sewers uniforms 4 kids

Just a uniform cut above for kids

QUEENSLAND Police Service, Australian Federal Police, Border Force officers, firefighters and even workers at Australia Zoo are giving the shirts off their backs to help young people at risk from poverty and the scourge of domestic violence.

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Debbie Platz Pope Uniforms 4 Kids

Debbie Platz meets Pope Francois

who blessed Uniforms 4 Kids.

Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz attended The Santa Marta Group, an alliance of international police chiefs and bishops from around the world working together with civil society in a process endorsed by Pope Francis, to eradicate human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

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New group STEPS up in Cairns

A dozen new sewers have stepped up to begin a new partnership with STEPS Cairns and Uniforms 4 Kids. STEPS Cairns is a disability employment specialist that provides literacy, numeracy and digital literacy training through the Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE) and works with each student in pursuing their own personal learning and […]

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Brisbane & Gold Coast Volunteers Lunch

Christmas lunch with the Brisbane and some of the Gold Coast Uniforms 4 Kids volunteers. Thank you ladies for your creations over the past 12 months which has seen so many children in need get new clothes, library bags, hats, pencil cases and many other goodies.  We hope you have a wonderful and Merry Christmas. […]

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Indooroopilly Golf Club Charity Golf Day

Indooroopilly Golf Club selected Uniforms 4 Kids as one of the charities to be the recipient of their 2021 Somerset Indooroopilly IGC Charity Golf Day. Yesterday, Anne attended the Club and was presented with a cheque for $11,000 which will go a long way to helping children who have a need. Maria Laracy, one of […]

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Uniforms 4 Kids Race Day 2021

On Friday 18th June 2021, the Sunshine Coast Turf Club hosted the inaugural Uniforms 4 Kids Race Day. Uniforms 4 Kids is an innovative program repurposing donated law enforcement and emergency services organisations uniforms (which would have otherwise been disposed of), into beautiful and unique clothes made with love for children who have a need […]

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Emergency services uniforms refashioned into beautiful clothes for kids in need

Old uniforms from police, paramedics and firefighters are being recycled and reused to create bright, fun clothing for disadvantaged kids. Queensland’s first Police Citizens Youth Club to come onboard with the Uniforms 4 Kids charity is based in Mount Isa in the state’s north west.

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Christmas comes early at Boondall Police Station

For the last 27 years, Queensland Police Service has run the Commissioner’s Christmas Drive. This initiative is able to provide Christmas gifts to over 1700 children who are currently in foster care throughout Queensland, and today we were able to put two great charities together. Uniforms 4 Kids (U4Ks) is an innovative program repurposing old emergency […]

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Protective Services uniforms donated to children in need

On Tuesday, November 10, the Protective Services Group donated some older, unused uniforms to Uniforms 4 Kids. Uniforms 4 Kids is a not-for-profit charity, founded by retired Queensland Police Service (QPS) officer Yvonne Pattinson OAM, aimed at re-purposing uniforms for disadvantaged children within the community. Since the program’s inception, QPS uniforms have been repurposed for […]

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Uniforms 4 Kids return to Acacia Ridge

Officers from Upper Mount Gravatt and Acacia Ridge Police Stations presented the latest series of tailored clothing and goodies to the Belong Centre in Acacia Ridge as part of the Uniforms 4 Kids initiative. Acting Senior Sergeant Dave Sheppard, Constable David West and Police Liaison Officer Ricky Lashand donated more than 30kg of unique items […]

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Cooktown Sewing Group

Cooktown in Far North Queensland has commenced the latest Uniforms 4 Kids sewing group, led by Queensland Ambulance Officer Kylie White. On Tuesday 4th August 2020, Kylie, volunteer sewer Kati, Emma from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and other members of the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) attended the Hope Vale School. The kids had a […]

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prisioners give back to u4k

Prisoners Make Clothes for Kids in need

Prisoners at the Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) have shown enormous enthusiasm for an innovative new project with children’s charity, Uniforms 4 Kids, that has already  delivered huge benefits to the community and increased morale at the prison. Read the full article on the CSP Winter Newsletter 2020 here.

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North Brisbane volunteers use recycled uniforms to help children in need

Once a month, the generous volunteers attached to the North Brisbane branch of Uniforms4Kids (U4K) meet together to discuss their planning, share ideas and inspiration, to support children in the community. On Saturday, February 8, Sergeant Jodie Murray from North Brisbane Crime Prevention joined the volunteers and shared stories of the families and children that […]

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Toll delivers latest to Kangroo Island bush fire community

Today we had Craig from Toll Group collect 831 tagged items of Uniforms 4 Kids clothing for children, plus 1008 items of clothes, jeans, jumpers and jackets for bush fire victims of Kangaroo Island. The collected items will be distributed by South Australia Police, who have become U4K’s latest partner. We’d like to thank Craig and the team at […]

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