Blog: Posts in category Travel

New Shoes Help People Move Forward

A few months ago, we told you about our team’s trip to La Milpa. This squatter community on the outskirts of Costa Rica’s capital city had recently been devastated by a fire that left 24 families homeless and without shoes to protect them from the debris. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we were...

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

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...

The Desire to Serve Lives in All of Us

Lush green forests and snow-capped peaks. Bright city lights and desolate skies. Vibrant commerce and scarce resources. As the longest mountain range in the world, the Andes cut through a diverse natural and human landscape. Otavalo, a town in northern Ecuador, is a microcosm of these contrasts. It’s famous for a bustling outdoor market displaying...