Author: One World Running

El Salvador Race and Shoe Distribution

DSCN0731, originally uploaded by One World Running. A little girl waits with her mother to start her first race. During a mission to San Salvador in March, One World Running volunteers Ana Weir, Mike Dwyer, and Mike Sandrock distributed shoes and organized a series of youth races.

Shawnee Mission Northwest Key Club

Key Club Shoes 036, originally uploaded by One World Running. The Key Club collected over 1300 pairs of shoes during a winter drive in 2008 and also provided financial assistance for shipping the shoes. Some of the shoes are on their way to Haiti and Honduras.

Lutheran Church of Hope

Lutheran Church of Hope, originally uploaded by One World Running. Jan Peticolas has spearheaded a monthly shoe drive at the Lutheran Church of Hope in Broomfield, Colorado. The Sunday School children and the Social Concerns Ministry are working collaboratively with One World Running to gather, clean, and repair all kinds of shoes including slippers, boots […]

KU Shoe Donations

KU Dontations, originally uploaded by One World Running. Miranda Spini stands with some of the shoes she collected, which will go to the spring central american shipment. Miranda, 24, is a University of Kansas graduate and an AmeriCorps member serving with Youth Volunteer Corps. She was the assistant cross country and swim coach last year […]


W.L. Gore & Associates in Flagstaff, Ariz., has put together its first shoe collection, thanks to the efforts of Theresa Holland, Susan Spinelli, Lance Beavers. Liz Wiggins and Wendy Moore at the Gore Outdoor Store were able to come up with nine pairs of unused trail running shoes, which will be prizes at the February […]

U.S. X-Country Team in Mombassa, Kenya

Kenya 2007, originally uploaded by One World Running. I hope you both are doing well. Here are some of the pictures I took of the children in Africa that I brought shoes to from One World Running. Kenya was an awesome experience, and this was probably the best part of the trip. Thanks for getting […]

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Shoe distribution in Kenya to local school children.
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