Spring shoe ordering for select sites now open!


Volunteer Opportunities

First Day Shoe Fund needs volunteers throughout the year. Click here to sign up to receive updates about volunteer opportunities or contact us using the form below and let us know where you’d love to lend a hand!

Distribution Events

Volunteers do everything from checking in/out students, to fitting them for and helping them select shoes.


Warehouse volunteers help us unpack new shoes, complete inventory, and assist in distribution events by preparing shoes for pickup.

Committee Support

First Day Shoe Fund operates thanks to several committees, including: Fund Development, Finance, Marketing/PR, HR, and Program Development.

Board Member

We have an active and engaged working board, and are currently seeking interested board members.

Volunteer Interest Form

I’m interested in helping with…

Other ways to give back

Corporate Giving

Channel your inner (friendly) competitor and host a fundraiser at work. We see a lot of “Casual For A Cause” donations, but the possibilities are endless!


When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to First Day Shoe Fund. It’s a win-win! Bookmark it and support us every time you shop!

Donate New Shoes

So you walked by the clearance shoe rack while shopping, immediately thought of First Day Shoe Fund, and filled up your cart with shoes for an incredible deal? Air five, bargain hunter! We’d be happy to coordinate a pick up or drop off; contact us for arrangements.

want to make a gift to first day shoe fund?