If you are looking for another great way to help those in need, consider donating your used shoes. Below is a list of organizations that would love to receive your (and your family's) old shoes.
:: Dress for Success (Locations in US and worldwide)
Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Looking for interview and work appropriate shoes for women.
:: Career Gear (NY with affiliates all over US)
Career Gear promotes the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, a network of support, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families an communities. Looking for interview and work appropriate shoes for men.
:: Soles4Souls (Nashville with collection sites all over US)
Soles4Souls fights poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. All types of shoes welcome.
:: ShareYourSoles (Chicago)
ShareYourSoles provides pairs of shoes to desperately impoverished people throughout the world. All types of shoes welcome.
:: Donate Your Old Shoes (San Diego)
Donate Your Old Shoes sends gently used shoes to those in need all over the world. All types of shoes welcome.
:: Shoe Bank (Dallas)
Shoe Bank distributes gently used shoes to people in need locally through homeless shelters, shelters for battered women and their children, refugee service organizations, and hospitals; as well as worldwide through reliable international relief organizations. All types of shoes welcome.
Do you know of other organizations accepting gently-used shoes? Let us know if the comments.