Sunday, September 11, 2011
One World Running
You can donate well loved shoes to someone in need through One World Running . These are a not for profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado. The program collects new and nearly new running shoes, T-shirts and shorts and distributes them to needy athletes and children throughout the world. In addition, they also promote health and fitness throughout the world by sponsoring fun runs in many underprivileged locations. The organization was started in 1986 by Michael Sandrock and was originally known as Shoes for Africa. Grandually the program expanded outside of Africa . One World Running accepts shoes at many local running stores. The shoes should be washed and air dried. With every $195 raised they send 50 pairs of shoes to Africa or 100 pair to Haiti and Central America.