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Goodie Two Shoes Foundation
May 20, 2010

Having been connected with the Goodie Two Shoes event for over 7 years now, I have seen from an observer's point of view just how this event impacts the children of Nevada. I know what its like not to have the coolest shoes or even a new pair of shoes that fit to go back to school wearing. During this event, each child is partnered with someone great whose only quest is to find a pair of shoes the child loves. And when they are found, you know as their eyes light up and they smile from ear to ear. Along with the shoes they receive so much more...a backbpack filled with school supplies, lunch and the individual attention that kids this age love. This organization is ran by an amazing woman and her staff is just as fabulous. The impact they have on thousands of kids every year can't be measured nor even quantified, but anyone that witnesses this, knows that these kids will remember this for a lifetime and just maybe they will turn around and do something great for someone else when they get older. Bottom line...it is an amazing organization doing a fabulous job of reaching out to those that have a need and doing it with a level of professionalism and warmth that is unmatched.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Las Vegas, NV where they are based. I have my 2 titleholders, Miss NV USA & Miss NV Teen USA scheduled each year to attend as it is an eye opener for them to see 1,000 of children that need shoes. The opportunity to have them help out is a good experience

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would want them to receive more sponsor and grant monies as they are organized and ready to expand their services and reach more children.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they are caring and organized. What they say they can do...they can do.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

fabulous!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand until there is no more need.

Ways to make it better...

they had more funding.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funds to expand to reach more children.

One thing I'd also say is that...

its a challenge to find an organization that cares so much about what they do AND has the ability to put so much towards the end goal which is to provide shoes for children. Usually there is so much overhead involved, not here.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I manage Miss Nevada Teen USA and Miss Nevada USA that are involved with Goodie Two Shoes event for years.