New Clothes for New Opportunities

"For a struggling Milwaukee family, a warm coat or a new pair of slacks can really make a major difference in their outlook.  By acting as a bridge in our community, NewThreads of Hope makes that inspiration possible throughout the year."

Daniel J. Bader, President

Helen Bader Foundation

What People Are Saving About Us:

98% of your donation goes directly back into the community.

Our Mission

NewThreads, through partnerships with social service and faith based agencies, offers hope for a better life to people living on the margins.  

With manufacturers' and retailers' overstocks, past season lines and other products, NewThreads provides brand new clothes for new opportunities, items to turn a house into a home, and educational materials to foster children's literacy and academic success. 

Lives Touched

Volunteer Now

See how NewThreads  has impacted the lives of  individuals and families !

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NewThreads teams up with UPS stores and  their Toys for Tots Literacy Program to bring brand-new books to children in need.  Listen to our radio public service announcement.  listen here.

NewThreads News:

NewThreads values its distribution partners as our gateway into the community.


Financial Support

Volunteers are the lifeblood of NewThreads.  Will you volunteer?


A great business decision that also comes from the heart!

In Memory

Carolyn Schmeling

A Life Lived in Service to Others

Click Here for a Tribute to Carolyn


Product Donations