What’s the Best Kid-Friendly Fundraiser?

posted on October 10, 2018

Want to know people who inspire us? Kids. Because of kid-friendly shoe drive fundraisers, we have the chance to hear about fantastic, fun and also inspirational stories of the kids who decide to do them. We’ve had different reasons why shoe drive fundraisers have been what many groups of kids decide to do when looking […]

How to Help Impoverished People in Developing Nations

posted on September 26, 2018

One of the questions we’re often asked is what happens with the shoes collected during a shoe drive fundraiser? Where do the shoes go? As you know, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake grumbled through Haiti on January 12, 2010. In an impoverished country of fewer than 10 million people, it caused nearly $8 billion in damages. […]

5 Awesome Fundraising Ideas for Animal Shelters

posted on September 12, 2018

Every day dogs, cats, and other animals find themselves in a situation where they are in need of humans to help them. Thankfully, many organizations and groups are working to improve animal welfare. According to the ASPCA, here are a few of the vital statistics: Each year, about 6.5 million animals enter into U.S. shelters.  […]

Small Community Organizations Raise Money with Shoes

posted on August 29, 2018

Every day in countless communities across the United States, we find small community organizations doing whatever it takes to keep individuals and families who are struggling with going under from doing so. Many of these groups include veterans groups, food pantries, women and children’s shelters and charities that work to aid the homeless. Are you […]

What Is the Most Brilliant Creative Fundraising Idea?

posted on August 15, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the following are a few statistics about healthcare in the United States: Per capita, health expenditures for the nation are $9,990. The country spends $3.2 trillion on healthcare. Health expenditures accounted for 17.8 percent of the Gross Domestic Product in 2015. For hospital care, the nation […]

Creative Fundraising for a Service Animal by Collecting Shoes

posted on August 1, 2018

If you’ve ever thought about making a difference as a part of a therapy dog team to help others, we’ve got a great story for you! One of our partners, a young girl, was featured in The Sentinalnewspaper of Pennsylvania, with an article that was titled “5 Questions: Mechanicsburg girl collecting shoes to earn a […]

Hope and Healing for Colminy Seeks to Eradicate Poverty

posted on July 18, 2018

The brands of Funds2Orgs, including Shoes With Heart, not only help groups and families in need in the U.S. But because of our partnerships, we have the opportunity through our shoe drive fundraisers to also play a part in changing lives around the world. The small group called Hope and Healing for Colminy (HHC), which […]

One Pre-Teen’s Shoe Drive Fundraiser to Help Another Child in Need

posted on June 20, 2018

This is the story of two amazing kids. The first is Michaela “Mickey” Merrill who is a young child that is suffering from Sanfilippo Syndrome, more commonly known as Children’s Alzheimers, which is a terminal genetic disorder. Her family describes Mickey as a “bubbly, delightful little girl with a big belly laugh and a giant […]

Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen Raises Money for A Child’s Service Dog

posted on June 6, 2018

Nicole Hannah is an outstanding young woman in our minds and that of others. She is Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen for 2017, and her commitment to service to others was proven when she decided to raise money for someone she had never met. As part of her platform, Nicole’s community service platform was “Animal Connection […]

Rochester Area Blind Athletes Collect Shoes for Their Program Activities

posted on May 23, 2018

Early in 2017, the Rochester Area Blind Athletes, Inc. established itself in the Greater Rochester area of New York State so they can work with individuals in the community who are blind in support of sporting and recreational opportunities for them. Like many organizations, this dynamic group wanted to offer their programs, but they needed […]