Share Your Soles - SYS

about

Share Your Soles is a non-profit organization that started in 1999. It all began when Mona Purdy, my mom, went to Guatemala and ran a local running race and noticed that there were young kids putting black stuff on the soles of their feet. She later found out that they were putting hot tar on the soles of their feet so they could run the local running race, just to bring home a small trophy. The images she saw wouldn't leave her mind, so she realized she had to do something. She came home and started collecting shoes from neighbors and friends. The shoes stacked up in the garage and eventually moved into my house. As time went on, more and more people came into our lives as well as the shoes piling in more then ever. We have gone through 4 warehouses, and they get larger every time. We now send shoes to over 28 locations. (Sri Lanka, Kenya, Haiti, Guatemala, Ecuador, Hondouras, Puerto Rico, South Daokta, Peru, Kentucky, ect.)

address

5623 West 115th Street
Alsip, IL 60803

submit update request

Information out of date? Submit an update request
supporters
18
details »
amount raised
$156.98
details »
Support Share Your Soles - SYS

You have the power to make a big difference for Share Your Soles - SYS

Sign up for Dailygood and we’ll donate to your cause when you search, shop, dine, play games & more!

learn more »

get started

here’s how you can help

  1. create a Dailygood accountGet started by creating an account so you can start raising money for your cause for free!
  2. do things you already doUse Dailygood for everyday activities like searching the web, playing online games, shopping, dining and more. see more ways to raise »
  3. we donateWe’ll make a donation to your chosen cause when you complete an action on Dailygood. learn more »