3 Powerful Ways to Make a Difference

posted on January 17, 2019

Although the philanthropic world is changing and increasingly voices are demanding changes or even replacement of the current model, such as with more equitable taxation, people always want to make a social impact. We don’t know how things will develop in the coming years, but if you’re interested in making a difference, there are many […]

3 Amazing Ways to Get Major Donors You Didn’t Think Of

posted on January 2, 2019

With the new year comes new goals, but we know that your community organization needs money for the vital services you provide in town. Small organizations often have a tougher time of raising money for a variety of reasons, including the additional obligations for security and protection they may have, especially in dealing with vulnerable […]

Shoes With Heart & Our End of the Year Message

posted on December 19, 2018

The team at Shoes With Heart is thinking about all of the people around the world who are coming together for the holiday season and the end of the year. It’s a time of reflection, peace, and generosity. In our end of the year message, our team is thinking about all of the partners across […]

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.  […]