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Goodie Two Shoes Foundation

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Causes: Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Philanthropy, Public Foundations

Mission: The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation provides disadvantaged children or children in crisis with new shoes and socks as well as other items deemed essential for good health and positive development.

Results: The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation strives to outfit 10,000 children annually with new shoes and socks.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10,000

Geographic areas served: Southern Nevada

Programs: What makes the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation different? Our programming is based on teh premise that we don't just provide a child in need witha new pair of shoes. Rather, we measure their feet on -site to ensure proper fit. We pair them one-on-one with a community volunteer whom takes a special interest and walks them throguht the process. We make them the center of attention,and. most importantly, we EMPOWER them with choice; by giving them the opportunity to select any pair of shoes they want from our traveling inventory of high-quality athletic shoes, just like the ones their friends at school might be wearing. In the short-term, our programming provides simple necessities in a fun and exciting atmosphere. But long after the recipients outgrow their Goodie Two Shoes of choice, we hope the children remember their positive interaction with a caring community volunteer, and the feelings of EMPOWERMENT, which came with making an unrestrained, positive choice and draw on that experience when making decisions in the future.

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