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November 28th is Giving ShoesDay!

All donations matched thanks to Voya Financial.
For just $20, you can provide new shoes—and big-time joy— to TWO children in need.

Shoes are at the top of their wish list.

Kids experiencing homelessness feel different from their peers. Having new shoes helps them feel like any other kid again.

When kids have shoes that feel good, they do, too!

“I feel better about myself. My old shoes were ugly and hurt my feet.”

– student in Madison, WI

Why shoes?

Many organizations provide help to families experiencing homelessness through food and shelter. But schools and shelters tell us there’s a big gap when it comes to shoes.

A new pair of shoes can change a child’s entire outlook.

Research shows shoes have a physical, psychological, and an emotional impact on a child’s well-being.

After receiving new shoes:


of kids increase school attendance and engagement


of kids feel more confident


of kids increase their participation in sports and other extracurriculars

Based on surveys from our partners and the students themselves.

Make the most of Giving ShoesDay.
Give shoes.

Every $20 you give means another child will receive a brand new pair of name-brand athletic shoes.

Give joy.

You meet a tangible need AND give kids the confidence and joy they deserve to feel this holiday season and all year round.

* To protect their privacy and dignity, Soles4Souls does not explicitly share photos of the children we serve who are experiencing homelessness.