Shoes 4 Kidz a non-profit org

$7,615 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 51 people in 31 months
***The shoes in our main  page photo are the actual shoes worn by students in the Spring that prompted this campaign!

 A message from Linda Irving
Superintendent, Sebastopol Union &
Principal  Park Side Elementary!!!

**'Thank you Myriah, aka the Shoe Fairy, for quickly responding to a student in need of shoes. It was clear that the student had been given 'hand me downs' that were way too big, and prior to that shoes that were hurting him.
You swooped in to save the day and provided him with a brand new pair of shoes right out of the box. His face brightened and the smile was contagious. "I can run fast now," he said. Later in the day I saw him jumping rope and running on the playground. "Look at me" he exclaimed!'
I can't thank you enough for your quick response and continued effort to outfit those in need with athletic shoes. You truly are the "shoe fairy!"**

Last Spring I started a fundraiser to raise money for athletic shoes for kids in my community who needed them. 
That fundraiser took off and the support I received really brought it to my attention how important this cause is. 
So, I have spent the Summer creating a non-profit organization called Shoes 4 Kidz. Our mission is to provide one good pair of athletic shoes for EVERY child who needs one.
By establishing a contact person in each Sonoma County School we will determine the children in need of shoes then purchase and deliver them a pair promptly. 
Although our mission begins here in Sonoma County we are not limited to helping children in other locations, and with time and growth we hope to take this much further.

This is about much more than shoes, as we see it.  We are living in a time when childhood obesity rates are high and MOVEMENT is at an all time low.

A proper pair of athletic shoes is not only important for the growing body, but for the mind as well. When exchanging a pair of holy, worn down shoes for a nice, new pair we are also exchanging shame and embarrassment for confidence and pride. 
Shoes 4 Kidz
So every kid can get in the game!

Please read more about our story in the news!
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Big things are happening with Shoes 4 Kidz this year and we want to thank you personally!

Join us at HopMonk Tavern Sebastopol for live music, delicious food and to meet our team!

15% of your dinner bill will be donated to Shoes 4 Kidz so get appetizers, entrees AND dessert!

Can't make it but still want to support the cause? You can donate online anytime!
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In honor of #GivingTuesday, please help us to raise more money for Shoes 4 Kidz!
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Hello Shoes 4 Kidz fans & funders! Thank you so much for helping us to get where we are now. As a non profit grassroots organization we need your help to keep this thing growing. We currently have orders that need to be filled and funds are getting low. Anyone able to kick down $20 would help so much to get shoes to these kids asap! Thank you for your continued support!
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Hello Shoes 4 Kidz friends! Thanks to all of you for your continued support. We are currently high on orders based on some recent and wonderful acknowledgements from the local media and community, and therefore could put to good use a fresh round of donations. If you are willing and able we are so very grateful! Thank you very much! Myriah
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Colista White
15 months ago

If you are raising money for Shoes for kidz with out my permission I can "sue" you . Therefore , send all money to shoesforkidz .com sitebuildermy

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$7,615 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 51 people in 31 months
Created August 18, 2015
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Caren Normandin
5 months ago

Great idea to serve a great need. Thank you for the work you do! ❤️

Linda Holzheiser
5 months ago

Myriah, I love the work you're doing.

Lisa Yoshida
6 months ago

Keep up the great work!

Colista White
15 months ago

If you are raising money for Shoes for kidz with out my permission I can "sue" you . Therefore , send all money to shoesforkidz .com sitebuildermy

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