Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive.


3 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Shoes for LAUSD Shoe Banks

    Shoes That Fit provides brand new, high-quality athletic shoes to children in need. In LAUSD, where 4 out of 5 children live in poverty, Shoes That Fit is opening shoe banks to provide new shoes to LAUSD students on an ongoing basis. LA2050 funding will provide over 2,500 pairs of shoes to respond to immediate need and Shoes That Fit will leverage your support to double that number.

  • LIVE ·2019 Grants Challenge

    Operation Shoes That Fit LA

    Operation Shoes That Fit LA: a high-profile initiative with the LAPD to reach students in some of the lowest income areas of LAUSD. Having the bandwidth to deliver tens of thousands of shoes into LA, and building on our partnership with the LAPD as our “boots on the ground” for the deliveries. Their 9,000 sworn officers committed to community policing, will work with Shoes That Fit to identify, measure and deliver new athletic shoes to children at schools within their local precincts.

  • LIVE ·2018 Grants Challenge

    Equal Footing LA: Providing New Shoes For Kids In Need

    Too many kids in LA are missing school because they don’t have shoes—or being bullied because they are wearing inappropriate shoes. We will provide brand new athletic shoes to LAUSD school children.