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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 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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Going the extra mile for Myanmar

Earlier in 2019, the Australian Federal Police’s Community Liaison Team Sydney Office (CLTSO), spearheaded by D/SGT Jeanette Boland APM and her trusted sidekicks Ashley Hulme and FA Aaron de Zilva, took up AFP Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz’s challenge to uplift her mother Yvonne’s Uniforms 4 Kids program; which also counts AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin as […]

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Irwins leave a mark on Napranum

A NEW gang of wildlife warriors are about to hit the pavements of Napranum. Children of the Napranum Early Childhood Centre will be decked out in re-purposed Australia Zoo uniforms that were hand delivered by Terri and Robert Irwin last week. Australia Zoo is the only corporate partner to team up with Uniforms 4 Kids […]

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Community Service workers help create cool clothes for kids in need

On Friday 23rd August, we teamed up with Queensland Police Service and Queensland Correctional Services to hand over our first delivery of handmade children’s clothes for the Stafford QPS Vulnerable Persons Unit. Twenty-eight offenders have hand sewn the garments as part of the ‘Sew Many Second Chances’ community service program at Brisbane North Community Corrections. To […]

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Uniforms 4 Kids new premises

Margaret Coventry and Opal Boyce are happy! Uniforms 4 Kids have new premises. This charity began in Cooroy and we still remain the headquarters of an expanding organisation. We started in a home, we moved to the CWA, we moved onto a shop in Emerald St and then into a shed behind that shop. Now we […]

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Officers visit Aspley Special School

On Wednesday June 12, officers from Boondall Station rolled into Aspley Special School with red and blue flashing lights. Police from Crime Prevention Unit and the Road Policing Command were armed and ready to face the serious and prolonged questioning from the students of the school covering the following topic areas: Introduce yourself by your […]

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National Volunteer Week – Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers involved with Uniforms 4 Kids for helping us look after children who have a need. We thank you for your tireless work and we wouldn’t be where we are today without you. THANK YOU!

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Celebrating Mother’s Day as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month

Each May, Queensland marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention month (DVFP Month) to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and to send a clear message that violence of this sort will not be tolerated. The Queensland Police Service is committed to working in partnership with the people of Queensland to provide professional policing […]

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Pacific Motor Group donates Ford Escape to U4K

Today was massive for our organisation and U4K program. We would like to thank our supporter Pacific Ford Sunshine Coast for donating a Ford Escape to assist with Uniforms 4 Kids, and the community for donating sewing goods such as Velcro, fabric, buttons etc. The Ford Escape will be used to transport re-purposed clothing and materials from […]

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A common thread ties the community and police together

Police officers of the Solomon Islands Police Development Program (SIPDP) recently donated a collection of clothes to some of the local children who have been involved in situations of domestic and family violence. There were no pikinini’s at the centre when we were there but we are sure they will be all smiles when they are […]

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Pacific Motor Group continues to support the community and children in need

Local automotive dealership Pacific Motor Group is helping supply repurposed pre-loved uniforms into clothes for children who have a need in our community with the recent announcement of their sponsorship of Uniforms 4 Kids. The assistance comes in the form of a vehicle to transport the repurposed clothing and materials from partners of Uniforms 4 […]

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AFP visit Groote in the Northern Territory

This fantastic photograph taken during a recent trip by Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers is taken out of Groote in the Northern Territory in a little out station called “Little Paradise”. The happy recipients and officers (from left to right) are Detective Dallas Edwards, Australian Federal Police, with Shakya BARA, Shaylene NUNGGARRALU, Zariana NUNGGARRALU and […]

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The Reef Sisters Guild Group on Win News Cairns for Uniforms 4 Kids

SEWING SENSATIONS: A group of local ladies have put their sewing to the test, using their skills to re-purpose old police and emergency services uniforms into children’s clothes, ready to be donate to disadvantaged communities across the Far North. The Reef Sisters Sewing Guild Group were well represented by Mrs Downey and her volunteers throughout […]

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