Tips, Ideas & Stories

February 20, 2017

You Can Be Skeptical, But Shoe Drive Fundraisers Work

We’ve heard it a lot of times from schools, churches, nonprofits and civic groups. They are skeptical that they can raise thousands in 60 days with […]
February 14, 2017

Grab People’s Attention

Grabbing people’s attention can be difficult with all of the distractions that we face in our daily lives. We are bombarded with messages from television, internet, […]
February 7, 2017

Never Overlook an Opportunity

Never underestimate the potential of a possible collection source. Ask even if you’re not sure if it could be an opportunity. Often, partners are fearful of […]
February 6, 2017

Dog Rescue Group Finds Shoe Drive Fundraising Success

According to the ASPCA, here are the statistics about our furry friends: Approximately 7.6 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Of those, roughly […]
January 31, 2017

Be Specific

The best way to be overlooked is to generalize your fundraising statements. People want to know your “WHY,” why are you collecting gently worn used shoes, […]
January 24, 2017

Message MicroEnterprise

As you are communicating your fundraiser with your supporters make sure that they know the impact that the shoes will have beyond raising funds. The shoes […]
January 23, 2017

A Church Finds Shoe Drive Fundraising Success

A Church Finds Shoe Drive Fundraising Success  Chris O. sang our praises on the Better Business Bureau website. We’ve worked with thousands of religious organizations that […]
January 17, 2017

Corporate Partnerships

Your shoe drive fundraiser is a great way to gain the support of Corporate Partners. How you ask them to support is key. When approaching Corporate […]