Giving

Giving here because of you. First Day Shoe Fund is able to continue giving back to our community because of the generosity of individuals like you and local organizations. The vast majority of shoes we give out to children each year are purchased using monetary donations from supporters like you. Whether you can give your time to volunteer, lend […]

Services

Our Services All children should start school on equal footing. First Day Shoe Fund distributes brand new athletic shoes through local school districts each fall. During the first two months of each new school year, we distribute shoes to qualifying families in all Kalamazoo Public Elementary Schools, Portage Public Elementary Schools, Comstock Public Elementary Schools, […]

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All children should start school on equal footing. First Day Shoe Fund is dedicated to providing new athletic shoes to school-age children in Kalamazoo County who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. We’re a nonprofit that believes all children should start school on equal footing. Receive Donate Volunteer “After students received their new pair of […]

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Brews & Shoes 2019

Introducing Our New Executive Director!