144 pairs headed to our local community. Neatly sorted by size and gender.
82 pairs headed to Nike Grind.
$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 had a touching conversation with Hyru at www.loavesfishes.org She told us that they serve dinner to about 70 guests on a daily basis and many of them are homeless. She said they would welcome gently used shoes and that they could use a lot of shoes…She also gave her cell phone for working out logistics, so we can call her before our trip. (Please see details in the donation list)
She said Shoecyclist kids were doing an amazing thing by helping our community – We feel it’s people like you Hyru, who deserve all our gratitude.