It Starts with the Shoes, Inc. provides high school soccer players who can not afford to play The Beautiful Game the necessary shoes, equipment, training, nutrition, and transportation to compete.

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On Thursday, September 22, 2022, Coach Jim set off to support two bicyclists in their efforts to ride across the southern United States in support of their respective charities. While doing so, Coach Jim also encourages people to support It Starts with the Shoes.

The three dudes and a dog departed San Diego, California on September 28, 2022 and planned to arrive in St. Augustine, Florida, on November 28, 2022. To learn more, see below:

Search for and join the Facebook Group Coast2Coast4Charity at

Donations (5)

  • Shawn Reeves
    • $75 
    • 10 mos
  • Melinda Kelley
    • $50 
    • 10 mos
  • Lori Crouse
    • $25 
    • 10 mos
  • Mickie Weber
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Brett Godard
    • $100 
    • 11 mos


Mary Frank
Cincinnati, OH
It Starts with the Shoes, Inc
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