Protecting Feet,
Empowering Lives

We work with community partners to repurpose used footwear and promote overall foot health for disadvantaged communities across NSW.

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The Footcare Project

Since 2019

Happier Feet For All

The Footcare Project is a footwear drive organised by a team of dedicated podiatrists. With a profound belief in the power of community and compassion, our goal is to make a tangible difference in the lives of the less fortunate, particularly homeless individuals, who often face tremendous hardships and lack access to necessities like properly fitting footwear.


Proper Fittings

Our team takes the time to properly measure and fit each individual to find shoes that will maximise comfort and support.

Improving Self-Esteem

A good pair of shoes provides improved self-esteem and confidence through something many take for granted.

Quality Footwear

Gently used shoes are cleaned, inspected and repaired by our podiatrist volunteers to ensure they are in good condition.

Boosting Health Outcomes

Having well-fitted shoes can prevent injuries, infections and other foot issues that may arise from ill-fitting footwear.

Education & Empowerment

Recipients learn from our podiatrists how small changes can safeguard long-term foot health and overall wellness.

Community Spirit

Working together through donations and support, we strengthen social connections and help the vulnerable among us.

Our Positive Impact

Thanks to the ongoing support from donors like you, here is a glimpse at what we've achieved together so far.

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Free Consultations

Project Partners

blue mountains podiatry
one point health
the footwear store
alliance orthopedics
virtual orthotics 720

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept only enclosed shoes such as sneakers, boots, and casual shoes. Open-toed sandals or flip-flops are not suitable for donation.

Donated shoes should be in good condition with no holes or significant damage. The soles should be intact and offer reasonable wearability.

Yes, we kindly request that all donated footwear is clean and free of dirt or debris. This helps us ensure the shoes are ready for immediate use by those in need.

We only accept shoes that are part of a matching pair. This is to ensure that each recipient receives a complete and usable set of footwear.

While not mandatory, including shoe laces and intact inner soles is appreciated as it enhances the usability and comfort of the donated footwear.

Please visit our website to find a list of designated drop-off locations near you. Our website provides updated information on where you can contribute to our cause conveniently.

Start Drop Off Point

What happens next ?

  • Register interest.

  • We reach out for details.

  • You get listed as an authorised drop-off point

Authorised Drop Off Locations

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OnePointHealth Springwood

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OnePointHealth Katoomba

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OnePointHealth Ryde

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OnePointHealth Penrith

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What happens next ?

  • Register interest.

  • We reach out for details.

  • Drop off your shoes.