Category: donations

Hosting a OWR Shoe Drive

Please join us in distributing shoes to those in need in 2021; and if you are not able to make the trip in person (once conditions allow), then consider starting a shoe collection as ReRunSneakers has done for years in northeast Florida. Contact Ana for details:

$50,000 Goal

One World Running would like to thank you for your charitable donations and support throughout the years. In order to continue to help children and young adults to further their education by providing them with the necessary footwear required by their schools, we need your continued support. The shoes we collect and distribute meet many […]

Precious Feet Fall Fundraiser Sept. 28, 2013

[fbshare type=”button”] Tell your friends! Join us Saturday, Sept. 28, 5:00-midnight,¬†at the Avalon Ballroom for a fun evening of mingling with fellow athletes, dancing, finding some cool silent auction items to bid on, and seeing five local legends inducted into the third¬†Boulder Sports Hall of Fame class. Funds are being raised for upcoming shipments, this […]

Record Numbers

Congratulations to Chris Scheele for reaching his goal of becoming an Eagle Scout. Chris’s Eagle Scout project was collecting, boxing and shipping shoes to One World Running. He ended up with 1,150 pairs, which were sent off in two shipments: one to Haiti, the other to Ghana. Chris now has the record for most shoes […]

Spring Break in Belize – You are Invited

We are inviting you to spend Spring break with One World Running in Belize to distribute shoes, help with community service at schools and help put on a race. UPDATE: The 2009 race was a big success, with three distributions of more than 1,500 shoes taking place in Belize City and in two rural towns. […]

Downtown Dashers – Greensboro, NC

Downtown Dashers – Greensboro, NC, originally uploaded by One World Running. The Dashers, based out of the downtown YMCA, collected shoes last summer, and again in the fall. Kudos to Naomi Ballen, for organizing the collections, to Bryan James and Hughes Metalworks for shipping the shoes. Now we all have runners to train with in […]


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 […]

Make a Difference – Donate Today

Shoe distribution in Kenya to local school children.
From collection and storage, to washing, then shipping and distribution through races and events from Africa to Central and South America your donation goes a long way.