It was an unreal moment to see so many homeless community members, form long lines for gently used shoes.
It was gut-wrenching to see such conditions exist in the vicinity of the most affluent location in the world – Silicon Valley. Why such disconnect?
We need to do more to help.
144 pairs headed to our local community. Neatly sorted by size and gender.
82 pairs headed to Nike Grind.
We spent Thanksgiving 2015 sorting shoes for the homeless in our local community. We couldn’t find a better way to share our gratitude!
Image Courtesy: www.agbeat.com
We decided to add some real meaning to Thanksgiving. We sorted pairs that we have been collecting for weeks. Thank you life, for giving us this opportunity to serve!
$8,500 pairs of sneakers. Sneakerheads. People with thousands of pairs.
On the other side, according to Second Harvest Food Bank, 1 out of 4 individuals in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties are at risk of hunger. They struggle for food and any pair of shoes on their feet is a luxury…
Let’s change that! Be a shoecyclist
We got these shoes from our mentor Ruby – shoes that will find a new home for women’s shelters. Thank you Ruby!