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Not-for-profit does not mean not-for-revenue

“Not-for-profit does not mean not-for-revenue. Transitioning from a donor-dependent charity to financial self-sustainability. Understanding that there is more than one test for appropriate use of funds.” Thread Together’s CEO, Greg FisherLONG-TERM FINANCIAL...

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Thank you for a great year!

Thank you for your continued support. We proudly look back on 2018 and reflect how our combined effort and support has helped over 90,000 people.Your support has meant that our reach could expand across the country:  Sydney Kensington Clothing Hub expansion – opening...

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Australia is not the lucky country for everyone

One simple way I learned a big lesson  It began, almost by accident… a small production issue with some blue and white striped Seafolly towels. I noticed that the blue bleached slightly into the white. At $49 a towel our customer was not going to be happy. So, stuck...

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Choice and Dignity Through New Clothes

One Simple Way to Effect Positive Change At Thread Together we believe there is immense power in clothing. Whether it be a simple t-shirt, a floral dress, a good pair of jeans or a full suit: these items of clothing change people’s lives. Some might think that caring...

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Dress for Work

 By Shyama Sri – Project Officer at Dress for Work, Thread Together Charity Partner The act of putting on a suit For many men, the ritual ho-hum of putting on a suit and getting ready for work is just another task performed with little consideration or thought -...

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Christmas in drought affected Trundle

Happiness and hardship Have you heard of a NSW country town, called Trundle? Trundle is known for its annual Bush Tucker Festival. They even host an amazing ABBA festival. There is a lot of happy history in this Aussie community!   You may also be aware of the poem...

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Volunteering at the Mobile Wardrobes

Experiences shared by Carol – Volunteer at the Thread Together Mobile Clothing Hub @ AnglicareSA A humbling and powerful experience Changing lives for the better At Thread Together our aim is to be able to restore dignity and hope to those in need. In doing so, we...

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Something special about making a diffference

By Sophie Drysdale, Intern and Volunteer at Thread Together Passion for social causes In August this year I joined the Thread Together team as an intern. It began as a course requirement for my university degree, a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Social and...

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Eat.Chop.Shop October 2018

By Lizzie Pendergast - Volunteer at Thread Together    Wednesday 24 October 2018 Head down to EAT.CHOP.SHOP! Come along and access a variety of free goods and services in a colourful and friendly atmosphere! Collect your groceries from the OzHarvest Market, and then...

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Amazon September 2018

By: Aley Hammond, AMAZON , Volunteer at Thread TogetherOn Friday 3rd of August, a group of 10 Amazonians headed to Thread Together to donate their time sorting, packing and delivering new, fully tagged, never been worn before clothing and shoes to people in our...

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Newsletter September

COMING TOGETHER FOR OUR FARMERS Farming communities are in crisis, with little income and limited access to resources. Being described as the worst drought on record, according to the NSW Government, 100% of NSW is now officially in drought.  Thread Together's mission...

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Coming together to make a difference

By: Annie Pryor, Boody Australia, Volunteer at Thread Together What I learned from taking part in a Program for Purpose Every now and then you read an article, see something on tv or go to an event that just resonates with you. It keeps you thinking about it for days,...

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