BuddyWatch, Inc, www.Buddywatchinc.org, is conducting a second annual shoe drive fundraiser through Dec 15 to raise funds for building a tiny home community for homeless veterans.
BuddyWatch will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for the collected shoes.
Those dollars will benefit homeless veterans by enabling BuddyWatch, Inc to develop the Polaris Community.
Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used and new shoes at Suite E 21 Isle of Wight Rd. Midway, GA 31320, with other drop off sites to be announced.
Last year, BuddyWatch, Inc. earned almost $500 worth of shoes. Nearly a ton. This year we want to break our record.
All donated shoes will be redistributed throughout the Funds2Orgs network of micro-enterprise, small business partners.
Funds2Orgs works with micro-entrepreneurs in helping them create, maintain and grow small businesses in developing countries where economic opportunity and jobs are limited.
Proceeds from the sales of the shoes collected in shoe drive fundraisers are used to feed, clothe and house their families. One budding entrepreneur in Haiti earned enough to send to her son to law school.
We are excited about our second shoe drive, we know that most people have extra shoes in their closets. Donating what they don’t wear costs nothing.
By participating in this project, we raise money for homeless veterans and pay it forward by helping families in developing nations who need economic opportunities that the shoes support. It’s a win-win for everyone.
By donating gently worn, used and new shoes to the BuddyWatch, Inc, the shoes will be given a second chance and make a difference in people’s lives around the world.
founder, and Freddie Jones, president