Uncommon Threads Doubles in Size and Impact!  

October 11th, 2019

Uncommon Threads launched three years ago in one small room at 60 Island Street with a big vision of empowering low-income women in the community.   The outpouring of support from YOU – our kind and generous community  – is the primary reason for the program’s success!  In just three short years, Uncommon Threads has served […]

Changing Lives – Tammy’s Story

October 10th, 2019

“Nowhere else have I been made to feel this good, this worthy.” Tammy is friendly and outgoing. Her clothes are colorful and her smile is bright. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a loving family and the kind of physical problems that would fell a lesser person. After ten surgeries in three months, […]

Gloria: They Gave me Confidence!

April 18th, 2019

“It wasn’t just the clothes. It was the whole experience,” reminisces Gloria, a one-time client and current volunteer at Uncommon Threads. “I didn’t know what to expect when I walked in, but the women here were so beautiful and amazing! One of the first things they asked me was what I wanted. I didn’t know […]

Why become a Gala Sponsor? Amy Bloom’s story…

February 4th, 2019

“Remember that you are a powerful woman. Take time for yourself to heal, take care of your mind and body, and reach for the stars.” — Amy Bloom, Women’s Advocate Amy Bloom was our Empowerment Sponsor for the first Annual Uncommon Threads Gala in May 2018. As a woman-owned business, Amy understands the importance of […]

Client Story: Gail, our Senior Style Ambassador

October 25th, 2018

  “Women of my generation, especially, put everyone else’s needs ahead of our own. That takes a toll eventually, especially when those that you cared for are gone”. Gail sits taller these days. “I have changed! When I visited Uncommon Threads, I was initially a little nervous, but I was also curious and interested in […]