Author: Sandrock

2017 Shoe Distribution Update

2017 has been successful so far, as we look ahead the second half of the year: The February La Farola Cuba trip was a big success, thanks to the old and new volunteers who brought shoes to Oriente Province, Cuba. ┬áThe next Cuba trips are November, 2017, and then February, 2018. Next came our trip […]

Boulder Sports Hall of Fame

Wtih the start of the New Year, we want to say “Thank You” to everyone who helped make 2011 a big success. Our last shipment of the year went out last week, 3000 pairs on way to Haiti, with the help of JamCruise, which is delivering the shoes to Labadee.

Ohio State at Belize Run 2011

Roughly 2,000 shoes were sent to Belize so far this year, including a large number distributed by wonderful Ohio State students on their Alternative Spring Break. The week was highlighted by the annual OWR Special Olympic Belize 5K and 3K, with great support from officials in Belize City. The group also went to Corozul and […]

SHOES FOR RUI, KENYA

Thanks to Francie Bosley for arranging for shoes to get to the Hope for Orphans Rehabilitation Center near Rui, Kenya. This village is about 25 kilometers east of the capital of Nairobi. According to Francie, the adults in Rui walk between 5-7K a day to get to work.

2010 BELIZE RUN

The annual Belize Run was a success, our largest race so far in this small Central American country. A dozen undergraduates from Ohio State University distributed a total of 1,184 shoes to youngsters from 28 schools, as well as adults. The race was televised live on Belize TV channel 5, with the Prime Minister’s wife […]

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Shoe distribution in Kenya to local school children.
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