Charity cashes in on clothes

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SHEFFIEld residents have raised more than £9,000 for charity by donating unwanted clothes.

City folk supported the Give Up Clothes for Good campaign and helped raise £9,132 which will be used to help beat children’s cancers.

The campaign was a partnership effort between Cancer Research UK and TK Maxx, and took place throughout April.

More than 279 bags were donated in Sheffield, worth an estimated £5,519 to Cancer Research UK. Another £3,613 was donated by TK Maxx customers.

Jo Murphy, from TK Maxx, said: “A big thank you to those in Sheffield who responded with such enthusiasm to Give Up Clothes for Good.”