Over 15,000 individuals supported with essential items across Berkshire.
Over 200 dedicated volunteers.
“Often for our families with very complex needs, the benefits they can access through the Cowshed are the only positive, practical help that is available, and it gives a little bit of hope and faith in human nature.”
We work with over 250 local organisations.
100 to 125 referrals per week.
“The support you provide for vulnerable people goes a long way in taking away their anxiety of worrying about how they will purchase items they really need but cannot afford. This gives them time and increases their capacity to begin dealing or focusing on the barriers or issues they have.”
Average standard referral value £347.60.
Almost 100 members in our community craft group.
“I wanted to shout out to Cowshed for providing my client with items of clothing; she was absolutely ecstatic and could not believe that anyone would give her so much and so lovely; she had tears of joy, and It was lovely to see her smile.”
Over 150,000 items provided to people in need each year.
140 Tonnes of donations recycled each year.
Showing love and support to those experiencing hardship in Berkshire
The Cowshed is a charity which provides support to people of all backgrounds in a time of personal crisis. The aim of The Cowshed is to provide good quality cleaned and ironed clothes and other essentials free to anyone in need.