CHARITIES

RAG is passionate about giving back. Every year our brands work together to promote and raise money for their chosen charities, whether it is for tackling mental health in the workplace or helping to fulfil the wishes of children battling life-threatening illness.

A chosen charity of RAG is Thread Together an organisation that collects brand-new end-of-line stock from fashion brands and donates it to people in need. In 2019 RAG provided the following to Thread Together: A van with specialised fit-out and fully funding the operation and running costs of the van to facilitate the distribution of donated clothing those in need. This is a 4 year commitment; $160k in total $40k p.a. over 4 years. RAG has also donated in excess of 70,000 items of clothing to those in need via Thread Together https://www.threadtogether.org/

Tarocash

Tarocash is proud to look smart for a smart cause in partnership with Make-A-Wish. Make-A-Wish grants wishes to brave children battling life-threatening illnesses to create a positive, lasting impact on the lives of not only sick kids themselves, but also to their families and communities. Every season Tarocash creates and sells exclusive Make-a-Wish items donating all proceeds to the charity.The sale of these items along with generous donations from Tarocash customers has raised over $250,000 for Make-a-Wish to date.You can help support Make-A-Wish by donating in-store or online or buying any Make-A-Wish Tarocash item:   https://www.tarocash.com.au/au/make-a-wish-category

Brand Connor

Connor is the Principal Partner of R U OK?, the suicide prevention charity. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of R U OK? merchandise in Connor stores and online go towards supporting R U OK?’s Community Ambassador program. This provides the training for the volunteer community ambassadors who visit schools, offices and other events to spread the word, raise awareness and help people ask “are you OKAY?”. A conversation can change a life, as one may not be aware of the challenges that many in our communities are facing. All year round, you can donate directly to RUOK when you shop online or in-store with Connor at the checkout or on their own website https://www.ruok.org.au/donate

Brand YD

One child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence.That’s why yd. has partnered with the Polished Man & during the month of October we challenge all men and women to paint their fingernails.Fingernails that spark conversations.  Conversations that inspires donations.  Donations that allow for trauma recovery and prevention for children around the world.  Because it shouldn’t hurt to be a child.  Together we can help end violence against children. https://www.yd.com.au/au/polishedman

Johnny Bigg

At Johnny Bigg, every day we help men of all ages look and feel good in great looking clothes.  We see the impact the right fit has on their confidence when we style them and the positive change this can bring in their attitudes to life. Equally, great mental health can make men shine from the inside-out too, and that’s why we’re proud to partner with Beyond Blue.  Beyond Blue is a mental health charity that helps people living with anxiety and depression, providing support, advice and action.  All year round, you can donate directly to Beyond Blue when you shop online or in-store with Johnny Bigg at the checkout or on their own website https://www.beyondblue.org.au/.

Rockwear is a proud partner of the Thread Together organisation that collects brand new clothing and distributes to people in need. Rockwear have made a 4 year commitment to Thread Together, donating 4000+ items of activewear clothing per year to the charity. Thread Together help restore dignity & hope to those doing it tough, and give them the chance to choose a complete new wardrobe of clothes. Learn more about the amazing work Thread Together do at https://www.threadtogether.org/