Homeschool Students Can Help Change Lives Around the World

posted on December 5, 2018

Homeschool parents and their kids often have to raise money for their educational needs, including trips, books, and supplies, but they have to do it on their own. Still, parents want to offer their children everything, and more, than what is provided in a traditional school setting. But, as parents who homeschool their kids know, […]

Supporting A Mission Trip to Uganda To Help People With Shoes

posted on November 21, 2018

Every day, our team is inspired by the stories of selfless people who want to make the world a better place. One of our partners, Michelle Gillard, has a great story about what can be accomplished when people put others first in their lives.  Sand Fleas and Poverty About a year ago, Michelle discovered the […]

How You Can Adopt Without Debt (Video)

posted on November 7, 2018

One of our favorite things is to share stories from our partners which are inspiring. This time around, we have the privilege of featuring Leah Rohlf. Like many families who are in the process of adopting understand, adoption can be costly. Costs for adopting a child can be as high as $40,000, which can be […]

Watch a Family Raise Money for an Adoption (Video)

posted on October 24, 2018

We’re so happy to have partnered with Adrianne and Jules Hulls for their adoption shoe drive fundraiser. People who have not embarked on the adoption process may not realize that it is costly to adopt a child. Even though there are hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. foster care system in need of […]

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 […]