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We make it easy to donate your shoes.

When you donate shoes or clothing, you’re caring for the planet and changing someone’s life.

Our donor forms are now 100% digital –
Please fill out this donor form prior to making a donation.

Find a drop-off location

Please fill out this donor form prior to dropping off your donation. Don’t forget to filter by what you are dropping off before searching for a location near you!

When you donate to Soles4Souls,
it’s more than just cleaning out your closet.

You’re helping the planet AND changing someone’s life.
  • We process your shoes and clothing donations at one of our 7 global facilities then work to find them a new home where they can be most impactful

  • One of our global 4Opportunity partners purchases and resells your shoes and clothing donations to local entrepreneurs and thrift stores, creating jobs and helping people start and grow businesses to earn a living.

  • Together, we turn your investment in our mission into opportunities so that all people – regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity or nationality – can have access to a better life and cleaner planet!

Calculate Your Impact

Please enter the amount you would like to donate below

* Note: The impact data above is based on estimated valuations that are verified by a third party.

We divert 0 pounds from going to local landfills, reducing the environmental impact of these unwanted shoes and clothing by extending their lifespan. We keep your donations in use for as long as possible which reduces their CO2 impact per wear.

Your donations can create $0 of economic opportunity for families and communities around the world through our 4Opportunity and 4Relief programs. This means more money in their pockets to use towards necessities, education, and economic opportunities for their families.

In countries like Haiti and Honduras, your donations can provide consistent, quality food, housing and education for 1 day

Turn shoes and clothing into opportunity.

We help people in developing countries launch and sustain their own small businesses selling donated shoes and clothing.

Protect the environment by putting used goods to good use.

Nearly 270 million tons of “garbage” hit our landfills every year. By collecting unwanted shoes and clothing, together we’ve diverted over 91 million pounds of textiles out of U.S. landfills.

Already emptied your own
closet and want to do more?
Host a shoe drive!

There’s no better feeling than making a positive impact on someone’s life and in the world. Share that experience with your friends, neighbors, family and coworkers by inviting them to participate in your very own shoe drive. Give shoes together! (It’s so simple, and we’ll be with you at every step!)
Doing good stuff, together.

Unlock DSW VIP Rewards points when you
donate new or gently loved shoes.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you're looking to donate shoes or learn more about how you can support our mission, you've come to the right place. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about donating shoes to Soles4Souls, designed to make your donation process as easy and impactful as possible.

How can I donate shoes to Soles4Souls?

Donating shoes to Soles4Souls is simple! You can give shoes by finding a drop-off location near you or by shipping them directly to us. You can also host a Shoe Drive in your neighborhood!

What types of shoes can I donate to Soles4Souls?

Soles4Souls accepts all types of shoes, from sandals and sneakers to formal shoes, as long as they are new or gently used. Your shoe donation helps us provide footwear to people in need around the world and supports our efforts to fight poverty.

How does donating shoes to Soles4Souls help others?

When you donate shoes to Soles4Souls, you are directly contributing to our mission of turning shoes and clothing into opportunity. We provide relief through shoe distribution to those in need and create jobs in developing countries through our micro-enterprise program. Your generosity helps us continue our work in providing shoes, creating jobs, and offering relief in times of need. Thank you for your support!


For corporations considering philanthropy, donating excess shoe and apparel inventory to Soles4Souls not only helps those in need but also provides potential tax benefits. Under Section 170(e)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code*, businesses can make a meaningful impact while receiving a tax deduction. The specific benefits depend on the corporate structure and contribution. To understand how your company can benefit from this opportunity, we recommend consulting with a tax advisor to detail the deduction specifics for your contributions to Soles4Souls. By supporting Soles4Souls, your company assists in providing footwear/apparel to individuals and families in need, furthering our mission to disrupt the cycle of poverty. *Not applicable for international donations