About Us

What We Are Sole Food, a project of Friends Against Hunger, is a shoe collection initiative based in southwest Missouri. We work in affiliation with Shoeman Water Projects to turn unwanted shoes into food for those in need. Used shoes are collected on behalf of Shoeman Water Projects to raise support for…

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Donate Shoes

Collection Sites for Donating Shoes Have some shoes to donate? Our main shoe drive is during the fall each year. However, you can make a donation anytime at one of our year-round collection sites. Donation Sites Hours Global Crafts 1505 E Republic Rd, Springfield MO M-Sat 9am-5pm Schweitzer United Methodist…

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FAQ

Will you take shoes in any condition? Ultimately the shoes will be worn by someone in a developing country so the shoes do need to be wearable. Our main criteria is that the shoes are a complete pair and have no holes or large tears in them. You don’t want…

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Some History

In fall of 2010 Sole Food had its first shoe collection drive. With this drive we collected 5500 pounds of shoes, which resulted in $1150 being donated to Friends Against Hunger.That is over 8000 meals! In 2011 we set our sights even higher with a goal of 20,000 pounds.Word of…

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