Steam Mill Lane Christmas Sneaker Drive
Trade your old kicks for a free hot cinnamon doughnut, cookie or bubble tea — and help someone in need.
Steam Mill Lane is already well-known for its lineup of impressive eateries, which include everything from famed Melbourne burger joint 8bit to Japanese-Scandi cafe Edition, and now it's throwing another element into the mix — helping to make some lives a little easier this festive season by hosting a charity sneaker drive.
Coinciding with the lead-up to Christmas, from December 12–14, the drive will see Steam Mill Lane collecting a heap of shoe donations for Shoes for Planet Earth — a non-profit organisation that provides recycled running shoes for those in need.
Head in to the inner-city precinct between 12pm–3pm on any of the days to drop off a pair of pre-loved, hole-free sneaks, and you'll score some free food for your efforts. On Tuesday, December 12, you'll snag a miso dark choc cookie from Edition, on Wednesday a hot cinnamon doughnut from Butter and on Thursday a bubble tea from Gong Cha.
The collection station will be located right outside 8bit, so if you're heading over on your lunch break, you could pick up a standout burger, too.
The Steam Mill Lane Charity Sneaker Drive will run from 12–3pm.
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