This is a genius promotion Brave Step is having as they bring awareness to sexual abuse.
Brave Step is partnering with ReRun Shoes to collect gently-used shoes with 30 cents from every pound benefiting our mission. Collected shoes are cleaned and reused.
Check them out online: http://bravestep.org/recycled-soles
How Can You Help?
Become a collection site.
Collect shoes at a your business and ask for customer participation.
Host a drive for employees, members, church groups, local schools, etc.
Donate individual pairs of shoes.
Employer Matching Program - For each pair of shoes collected, the employer designates a dollar value to match the employees’ efforts.
Please ensure only gently-used, acceptable shoes are included in your shipping boxes.
•Have 50% or more life left
•Don’t have any holes or rips, especially in the toes of running shoes
•Can be cleaned up easily
•Have no paint, indelible marks or peeling
•Soles are not worn out
Types of Shoes:
•Men’s Shoes: Dress and casual shoes work best. Super worn heels and soles don’t work.
•Kid’s Shoes: Casual, dress and athletic
•Sports Sandals: Men’s, women’s and children’s. No flip flops or Crocs™ please!
•Athletic Shoes: Men’s and women’s shoes
•Sport Cleats: Kids and adults
Here's a list of local businesses supporting the Recycled Soles campaign. Please note business hours.
•Cano Family Services, PLLC
◦1935 J.N. Pease Place, Suite 102 Charlotte
◦Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
•Sue Anne Wrenn Psychotherapy
◦5200 Park Rd # 226 Charlotte, NC 28209
◦Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•Northstone Country Club
◦15801 Northstone Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078
◦Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•Pretty Please Boutique
◦121 Renee Ford Rd. Locust, NC 28097
◦Hours: 10 to 6 p.m. each day
◦933 Louise Ave #101, Charlotte, NC 28204
•Fit to Fight - Charlotte
◦9129 Monroe Rd #135, Charlotte, NC 28072
◦Hours: M-Th 12 - 8:30 p.m., Fri 11-2 p.m., Sat 8-12 p.m., Sun Closed
•FTF Fitness & Self Defense - Gastonia
◦1124 E Hudson Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
•Cross Roads Salon & Spa: Shannon Bacogeorge
◦114 S Oak Ridge Rd Oakboro, North Carolina
◦Hours: Flexible (704) 486-7127
•Glory Beans Coffee House
◦134 W Main St., Albemarle, North Carolina
◦Hours: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
How do I mail individual pairs of shoes?
If you prefer to mail in one or two pairs of shoes, please mail your package to:
Brave Step, 1832 Lawton Bluff Rd., Charlotte, NC 28226 - OR -
Brave Step, 970 Stafford Farm Rd., Concord, NC 28025