For women in disadvantaged communities a bra is often unobtainable or unaffordable. This project collects new and second hand bras and sends them wherever we have requests.
How to donate bras to the Uplift Project

Details on this page are current as at


   Don't waste money on Express Post - regular postage is fine.


Australia - Bra Drop Off Points     [List current at ]

Uplift Project operations in Australia are ceasing in 2021 and the Australian Bra Drop Off locations are now permanently closed.

Australia - Postal Addresses     [List current at ]

Support the Girls See details at
This charity supply bras and undies to the homeless and disadvantaged of Australia. As at August 2020 this includes international students stranded during the travel restrictions.

Please see the page Support The Girls - What We Need

New Zealand - Drop Off Locations     [List current at ]

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Post bras direct to our receiving countries

This is the easiest (but most expensive) way of getting bras to the recipients. Per bra it is 10 times the cost of shipping by sea, but it allows us to get small quantities into places we can't ship to.

If you are outside Australia/NZ with a small number of bras to send, it is better to post direct to the receiving country than to Australia.

Remove shop tags and hangers. Many women donate unworn bras with the cardboard tags and hangers still attached. While they may be "as new", if they've been lying in a drawer for years they are technically second hand and will not attract the import duty of new items. Remove shop tags and hangers before posting to avoid potential mix-ups which could result in expensive Customs charges being paid by the receiver.

If you do post bras, please send an email to tell us, so we can add to our stats!

GHANA Pastor Kennedy Poku Duah
Calvary Baptist Church Women's Fellowship
P.O Box 10, Akoase-Nkawkaw
West Africa

This service needs sizes 10-18, 32-40 A-D cups
UGANDA Two Hands One Life
PO Box 1747
Sizes 12-18, (34-40) are needed by Ugandan women.

Founded in 2017, Two Hands One Life is a national sexual and reproductive health NGO working to end child marriage within the vast fishing communities of Uganda. Through health education, sensitisation, training, research, empowerment and advocacy, the organisation seeks to create a world fit for girl children.

Important Customs and Import notes for Uganda:

To ensure Two Hands One Life does not pay import duty on your donation, please include a letter to the Customs department stating:

¤ That you (donor) are donating these items to Two Hands One Life. ¤ That these items are a charitable donation. ¤ The number of pieces. ¤ List bras as "used clothing". The garment does not need to be specified. ¤ Estimate of the value - allow $AUD 0.50c to $AUD 1.00 per second hand bra. ¤ If items are new the receipt/invoice will be needed.

Take bras with you when you travel

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Taking bras when you travel overseas is unlikely while non-essential travel bans are in place.

Sending bras in the UK or the USA

There are organisations in other parts of the world that have objectives similar to Uplift. Sending bras to them will save on both postage and the carbon footprint of transport.

UK Against Breast Cancer
US The Bra Recyclers
  Free the Girls
  Be a Dear and Donate a Brassiere
San Fransisco Bay Area

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