Latest Events

1200+ Meals, 8400 Items of Clothing & 500+ Visitors!

Our Darlinghurst event in October turned out to be our biggest event of 2016! The sun was out and so were our visitors and volunteers. Over 90 volunteers worked together to help 500+ people.

30 October 2016

Five Awesome things to do in Sydney this weekend

The Urban List encourages Sydneysiders to get involved by heading over the The Cook, his Wife and her Shoes and donating shoes for those in need

15 May 2016

Flagship event in Darlo, hits the mark

Saturday the 16th of April saw our latest and greatest Rough Threads event go off without a hitch. The sun was out for our flagship event, and so were the 500 people who came together to create the biggest Rough Threads we’ve held yet.

25 April 2016

Rough Threads is the face of Westpac !

Rough Threads was honoured to be the face of the Westpac Community Grants for 2016, a wonderful start to our new year. Not only did we find ourselves on posters and flyers in Westpac branches but we ended up on every ATM in Australia.

20 March 2016

Mind, Body and Soul at the Asylum Seeker Centre

It’s been a great start to the year with the successful execution of our latest event in February, a Health and Wellness Day for clients of the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown. A boutique specialist event ,the day was an absolute success

15 February 2016

New Year, New Exciting Times

2016 has kicked off with a bang and here in the Rough Threads office there is a mountain of excitement and activity. This year will be our largest yet, with new event locations and a number of mini Rough Threads popping up in Community Centres and Agencies across NSW

1 January 2016

Carrie Deane, Finalist Australian of the Year, Local Hero NSW

We are really excited to announce that our Founder, Carrie Deane, has been announced as a finalist for Australian of the Year – Local Hero 2015.

22 October 2015

The Shell - Making our Mark

Rough Threads is getting more traction, this time in corporate magazine The Shell! We were recently asked to provide some words to explain how Rough Threads started and why we continue on this great journey!

28 September 2015

Northern Beaches Big Breakfast gets a taste of 100 Things

Our Founder, Carrie Deane was delighted to be asked to speak at the 100 Things Experience earlier this year and as part of the event we hosted the first Northern Beaches Rough Threads. The 100 Things Experience

5 JULY 2015

shoes for sydney - putting shoes on the feet of Sydney's Homeless

The Cook, his Wife & her Shoes (@cookwifeshoes) launched their incredible #ShoesforSydney campaign last night in their Surry Hills boutique. The campaign is in collaboration with Sydney grass roots charity Rough Threads (@roughthreads)

28 April 2015