New shoes help kids

step into JOY. DIGNITY. CONFIDENCE.

You can help kids learn, play, and thrive at school each day.

Your gift through Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of childhood poverty: worn-out athletic shoes. New shoes make an immediate and lasting difference for kids!

2021-22 ANNUAL REPORT

You made an incredible
impact this past year.

Thanks to you, children in need found joy, dignity, and confidence through Shoes That Fit!

Your Impact in Numbers

73% of educators reported that more children were in need of shoes during the pandemic.

Self-Esteem

87%

Attendance

46%

Physical Activity

75%

Behavior

62%

2,600,000

Shoes (and more!) Distributed to Kids Since 1992

150,811

Kids Playing and Thriving in 2021–2022

3,034

Communities Served in 2021–22

980

Volunteer Hours across the United States in 2021–22

50

States + District of Columbia & Puerto Rico

News & Stories

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Erica Olsen with Inside SoCal—December 11, 2022

"The #1 thing that teachers tell us about new shoes is that kids' self esteem…
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Clark County Commissioner’s Office Brings Shoes to 650 Students at Helen Jydstrup Elementary

Clark County Commissioner’s Office has made an investment in their kids this past year.  To…
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G. Terence Balagia Jr. joins the Board of Directors

(Los Angeles, California—January 11, 2023) California nonprofit Shoes that Fit is proud to welcome Goldman…

Your gift helps kids attend school with joy, dignity, and confidence!