Blog: Posts in category Shoe Drives

Tennessee Woman Breaks Soles4Souls Record-Collects 1 Million Pounds of Shoes and Clothing

October 16, 2017

What started out as a challenge, turned into a passion. Four years ago, Tracy Swack of Cookeville, TN. received news that her father was diagnosed with cancer and found herself feeling helpless during his illness. At the same time, Pattie Graben of Soles4Souls, a life-long friend, challenged Tracy to enter a contest Soles4Souls had announced—the...

Ashlyn and Gage Shoot for 25k Pairs of Shoes a Second Time!

August 17, 2017

As 6th graders, Ashlyn Donohew and Gage Cobb successfully collected 25,000 pairs of shoes in less than four months for Soles4Souls! Now, these ambitious 8th graders are at it again. The idea originated when Ashlyn approached Angie Donohew, Ashlyn’s Mother, about starting a Sole4Souls shoe drive. Gage Cobb became involved after becoming inspired by his...

Madison Meeker Collects More Than 25k Pairs of Shoes and Heads to Haiti!

July 25, 2017

18-year-old Madison Meeker started a shoe drive two years ago with a big goal in mind. She and her family set out to collect  25,000 pairs of shoes to support Soles4Souls’ mission. 25,000 pairs is a number that stands out at Soles4Souls because, once a shoe drive host reaches 25,000 pairs, they are awarded an...