Blog: Posts in category Shoe Drives

Detroit Teen Collects 10,000 Pairs for Soles4Souls' Ten2Give Program

March 2, 2018

A love of running and cross-country taught Detroit teen Prateek Bhola about the importance of a good pair of shoes from a young age. When a cluster of growth spurts caused an excess of unusable shoes in Prateek’s closet, the high school student realized that there are millions of people that go every single day...

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...