I Feel Like I Belong
"Think in love, act in kindness"
"Equality through community"
‘Our dream is that children go to school equal, confident and ready to create their own future’
Who are Packed with Smiles
Packed with Smiles provide children in our local community with new uniform parcels and other school essentials, to ensure that they can fully participate in school.
Our dream is that all children are given the opportunity to attend school feeling equal, confident and ready to create their own future.
Equality through Community
“I would like to say it has been amazing to see the children coming into school looking so well turned out. For one of these families the summer was not a happy time – they were evicted from their home and are now in one room in a motel. Having new uniform for the 2 children was one less problem for that Mum to think about – so thank you”
Yes, it’s that time of year to book in and get your creative Christmas spirit on and support local children’s uniform charity Packed with Smiles! Join us at the stunning new Diversity Studio and design and create your very own unique Christmas Wreath. Delivered by the talented Christine Wyatt and team from Flourish & Bloom,…Read More
To say that June and July 2023 were busy months at HQ is an understatement! PWS made its largest delivery to date with a whopping 220 parcels containing 3,170 items winging their way to children across the Southend and Rochford/Rayleigh areas. Orders had increased by almost 40% from the same period in 2022, a…Read More
On the 4th of May, Packed with Smiles welcomed 50 volunteers from London-based Insurance broker, Howden Group Holdings, for an afternoon of activities giving something back to Southend on Sea. Packed with Smiles supports local children experiencing financial hardship by providing school uniform and essentials twice a year, to help children participate more fully in…Read More