Through Your Crop of Shoes and Donate Them to a Great Cause.
WHAT: Whole Foods Market – Town & Country is harvesting shoes this autumn. They have partnered up with Shoeman Water Projects to collect shoes where they turn shoes into water. Any type of shoes will be accepted, provided they do not have holes in them. Did you know that most woman own an average of 19 pairs of shoes according to the Daily Mail? So, when you visit the store in September bring in some old or unused shoes.
WHEN: Between Sunday, September 1 – Tuesday, September 30 drop off shoes at Whole Foods Market – Town & Country.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market – Town & Country
1160 Town & Country Crossing Dr., Town & Country, MO 63017
WHO: Shoeman Water Projects, a local non-profit, gathers donated shoes and exports them to street vendors in South America, Haiti, Kenya and other places where people need affordable shoes. The money received from exporting the shoes is used to purchase well drilling rigs, water purification systems, and other supplies to bring clean, fresh water to those who thirst.
WHY: Shoeman Water Projects, a non-profit organization, works to provide affordable shoes to those without any, and clean water to those who thirst. Over 7.80 million people lack access to clean water, which is equivalent to 2 ½ times the United States population according to water.org.
Visit the Shoeman Water Projects website to learn more about the organization at www.shoemanwater.org.