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No Shirt. No Shoes. No Education.

Help turn No into Yes for a child in need.

This Yes is an Education and a fresh start.

Help Turn No into Yes and give kids in need a brighter future by providing a new pair of shoes to children experiencing homelessness in Middle TN. 

Child homelessness is here.

5,816 kids in Middle Tennessee are experiencing homelessness; but why give shoes to kids without homes?

A good pair of shoes can change a child’s future.

Kids who receive new shoes have more confidence, attend school more regularly, and are more physically active.
While many organizations are focused on the critical needs of food and shelter, school officials tell us shoes are essential for students to succeed in school.

Geodis and the Geodis Foundation are committed to strengthening the well-being of our community. We are thrilled to support the 4EveryKid program to help ensure students experiencing homelessness will have greater access to education, increased confidence and a sense of belonging, and are able to participate in physical activity.

Andy Johnston, GEODIS

The 4EK program begin with a story about one pink cowboy boot and one pink flip flop and our community’s desire to better meet the needs of children . For many students, new shoes are an exciting part of the back to school season. It’s a blessing and a privilege for us to provide the same opportunity for students who may need an extra bit of brightness to start the new year.

Catherine Knowles Director of Special Population Services—Foster, Homeless, Migrant, Neglected and Delinquent Metro Nashville Public Schools

Help us meet our goal of providing shoes to the 5,816 local
kids experiencing homelessness.

Grant Shoes

Recommend a gift through your Donor Advised Fund, or Family, Community or Private Foundation.
EIN: 20-4023482 Mailing address: 1101 Donelson Ave. PO Box 429 Old Hickory TN 37138

Join Sole Society

Support 50 or more kids with a gift of $1,000+ and become a part of a special group of donors investing in local kids.

Partner With Us

Get your company on board! Soles4Souls will work with you to create a campaign specific to your company or brand.


Start a fundraiser to raise money towards putting shoes on kids’ feet in Middle Tennessee. $20 = 1 pair

Give Monthly

$20 can provide a brand new pair of name-brand athletic shoes. Just $20 each month provides 12 pairs each year.

The proof is in our numbers. Shoes are a need.

of schools reported an increase in school attendance after the child received new shoes.
of schools reported that students showed improved academics.
of kids reported an increase in physical activity or ability to play sports in their new shoes.

In the News

Thank you to our supporters!

4EveryKid in Middle Tennessee would not be possible without the philanthropic
support of local individuals, companies and organizations. Together,
we are providing joy, education, and health to local children.

Special thanks to those who have provided 50 or more kids with a
new pair of shoes, by investing $1,000+.

Middle Tennessee Sole Society

Rod Arnold

Byrom Fortune Family Giving Fund

Tim Deats

Connie Droge

Brian Ehrig

Greg George*

Rebecca and Mike Swan

Brandon and Julie Taylor

Buddy and Becca Teaster*

Kren and George Teren

Tiffany and Lee Turner

Shaun Wettgen

Corporate and Foundation Support

*indicates multi-year commitments

Here’s another way to do good…

You can help families in developing countries step out
of poverty by donating your used shoes or volunteering
at our warehouse in Nashville.