Lose Your Shoes for Young People!

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Youth Catalytics’ Karen Vincelette collects donated shoes.

In this Vermont-area fundraiser, we are asking supporters, friends, colleagues and virtually everybody else interested in young people to help them out by donating used or unwanted shoes. It supports our work with youth-serving organizations around the country, and also benefits microenterprise ventures in developing countries like Haiti. Plus it keeps old shoes out of landfills!

All donated shoes are recycled or redistributed by Funds2Orgs to microenterprise partners in developing countries, where they assist impoverished people in starting businesses that feed, clothe and house their families.

Help us reach our goal of collecting 2,500 pairs of shoes by May 31!

Some locations of shoe drop-off boxes in and around Burlington, Vt. are:

Shelburne Health & Fitness Center
166 Athletic Drive
Shelburne, VT 05482

Charlotte Library
115 Ferry Road
Charlotte, VT  05445

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Just the beginning … !

Avenue A Boutique
82 North Main Street
St. Albans, VT  05478

The Fitness Zone
248 North Main Street
St. Albans, VT  05478

Duke’s Fitness Center
18 Swanton Road
St. Albans, VT  05478

Vermont Commons School
75 Green Mountain Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403

Email Karen Vincelette for more information. She can help you set up your own donation box, or give you a complete list of drop-off locations in north-central Vermont.

 

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