Give back to the community all while buying a pre-loved fashion item, or cup of coffee! Find out about Wayside’s social enterprise projects.
Meet up, sit, eat, relax and enjoy beautiful fresh food and coffee served from the heart, in the heart of Bondi. Our food is fresh, wholesome and locally sourced with each dish reflecting the unique flavours, colours and lifestyle of Bondi. Our single estate, premium coffee is brought to you by local Eastern Suburbs coffee purveyors, Gypsy Espresso.
Heart Cafe is Bondi’s first social enterprise cafe, where diners can enjoy delicious, local dishes while helping to bridge the gap from unemployment to mainstream employment for some of Sydney’s most disadvantaged young people. Heart Cafe is a place for everyone.
Open daily, 7am – 3pm
In 2019, Wayside Chapel in partnership with UTS released the Managing Hybrid Releases Guidebook, using examing Heart Cafe as a social enterprise. You can download the guidebook here.
Check out Heart Cafe at www.heartcafe.com.au.
Looking for some eclectic fashion bargains? Or just want to shop more ethically?
Wayside Chapel Op Shop is your favourite place! Shop in store or online.
Look good, Do good, and Feel good knowing that every dollar spent goes back to support people experiencing homelessness.
We are still accepting donations of good quality, clean clothing, shoes and accessories. Staff will sort items between emergency clothing and those for sale with all proceeds going back to help people in need. Please see donation requirements below.
Op Shop Kings Cross: 29 Hughes St, Potts Point
Mon – Fri: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Sat: 9:30am – 3:00pm
Op Shop Bondi: 40-42 Warners Ave, North Bondi
Tues – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat: 9am – 2pm
Sun – Wed: closed
Telephone: (02) 9581 9127
Op Shop Online: https://thewaysidechapelopshop.com
Wayside Chapel Op Shops will accept:
- Clean clothing and shoes
- SMALL amounts of kitchenware and bric-a-brac
- Good condition books (no self-help or textbooks)
Wayside Chapel Op Shops can’t accept
- Electrical items
- Kids’ clothing or toys
Please keep these tips in mind when planning to make a donation:
- Please donate good quality, clean items to Wayside – as you would give to a friend or wear yourself
- Deliver items to the front door of the open Op Shop – anything left on the ground becomes contaminated and unusable
- Do not donate broken, soiled or stained goods.
If you would like to donate clothing to Wayside Chapel, find our Donation Bins in the following places:
Wayside Chapel Kings Cross – 29 Hughes St Potts Point: drop off in after-hours chute in Orwell Lane (open Thursday 4pm – Tuesday 9am every week).
Wayside Chapel Op Shop Bondi Beach – 40-42 Warners Ave, North Bondi or drop off in the Donation Bin at Cnr Warners Ave & Niblick Street, North Bondi