Parent transforms old school uniforms into play clothing

2019-05-01 06:00
PHOTO: suppliedRonel Barber with a uniform whose badge has been covered to transform the garment.

PHOTO: suppliedRonel Barber with a uniform whose badge has been covered to transform the garment.

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RONEL Barber, a Wembley parent, recently came up with a brilliant idea for our “old school clothing”.

Old school uniforms can be problematic to give away to charity because the clothes are branded with a school badge. Ronel came up with a clever idea that allows the school to distribute uniforms to children who need clothing as part of our “Wembley Cares” community initiative.

Ronel said: “I had a bag of old clothes and I was not sure what to do with them. I was not comfortable with the idea of throwing away good clothes that someone else could wear. The iron-on-label is an inexpensive way to turn old Wembley uniforms into play clothes.”

With some help from a graphic designer, Barber designed a reasonably priced iron-on-label that can cover the school badge. The iron-on label says, “Ubuntu” (compassion and humanity) and the emblem is a heart. We are so proud of Barber for coming up with this unique idea. Wembley is a school that looks after and cares for its community.

“Wembley Cares” is just another one of our community focused initiatives which show we can lead with enthusiasm. Good leaders care about their communities. — Supplied.


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