How 3 Girl Scouts Made a Global Difference for Their Silver Awards

posted on March 13, 2019

We get to meet many great people doing awesome things with our shoe drive fundraiser social enterprise brands. We’re happy to share with you another one of those heartwarming stories on our blog. Three local Girl Scouts, Ansley Barker, Isabella DiLorenzo, and Isabella Potts sought to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes in their community to […]

5 of the Best Ways to Ensure Nonprofit Retention – Part 2

posted on February 27, 2019

Earlier this week, I wrote about the five top reasons that nonprofit retention can be difficult. If you want to read the article in greater detail, you can view the full post here. However, in brief, the five reasons are as follows: Money Excess work Leadership Communication Mobility Let’s go a little deeper into each […]

Why Do Nonprofit Employees Quit – Part 1

posted on February 13, 2019

There are about 1.5 million nonprofit organizations throughout our nation, and so many of them are small organizations. For years, there have been cuts in government funding to charitable causes, especially after the 2008 recession. Additionally, nonprofits have experienced a drop in fundraising dollars after the tax changes that were written into law late in […]

3 of the Easiest Fundraisers for Community Organizations

posted on January 30, 2019

Small community organizations are very special because typically they are doing essential work, but they do it with much less financial resources than many other types of nonprofits, such as educational institutions, for instance. Community groups include the soup kitchens which provide meals to families who do not have enough food to eat. They also […]

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 […]