New Clothes for New Opportunities

  • ​Over 7,000 volunteer hours needed per year
  • What to wear:  weather appropriate comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes.
  • When to arrive: 10-15 minutes prior to your shift.
  • Age limit:  You must be at least 13 years of age to volunteer.  Those 13 - 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Volunteer FAQ's:

There are many reasons to  volunteer - either as an individual or group!
  • Team building - co-workers, parishioners, friends, and others work and socialize together as part of a team getting to know each other in the process.
  • Stewardship - What better way to encourage stewardship in your faith community or business than by offering an established volunteer opportunity?
  • Pride - Performing services for others will instill pride in individuals, and pride in your organizations.
  • Resource - This relationship with NewThreads will provide a consistent source for brand new merchandise you may wish to offer to those you serve.
  • Recognition - You will be acknowledged for your work in NewThreads publications.  The greater Milwaukee community will be aware of and inspired by your involvement and volunteerism. 
  • Involvement - Those who get involved stay involved.  Create a volunteer spirit that will permeate throughout your agency, business, or congregation, resulting in more active members or employees.​
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization.  With only a staff of three, we rely on thousands of house of volunteer time to complete our work.  
NewThreads needs volunteers to assist us with:
  • Sorting of clothing, household goods and educational items
  • Cutting tags and labels off each and every piece of clothing and bedding item 
  • Inventory support
  • Boxing and preparing goods for donation to agencies
  • Warehouse activities
  • ​Office and fundraising assistance (grant writer, newsletter, data entry , researcher, and other activities) 

Quick Links

NewThreads has volunteer opportunities available for individuals, small groups and large groups!

Please click here  to sign up to volunteer! 

For large groups, please contact for more details and to arrange a convenient volunteer time!

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