When kids have shoes that feel good, they do, too!
“I feel better about myself. My old shoes were ugly and hurt my feet.”
“They make me feel happy and like I’m flying!”
“I am superman!”
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.