What We Do

More Than Shoes

1 in 7 Children Lives in Poverty
Sadly, that is a fact here in the US. And, shoes are one of the most common signs of poverty. The gift of a new pair of shoes can be a pivotal turning point in a child’s life.

Shoes4Grades the grade box


Free shoes for any student
who improves their grades

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Uplifting at-risk youth in
foster care

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Group learning in mentor-led
activities such as music lessons,
financial literacy, and more


S4G gave out over 600 pairs of shoes in 2022

Only in existence since 2021, S4G has already helped 118 mentees

S4G helped over 600 students raise their grade one or more levels in 2022

I felt very happy that I was able to be rewarded for all the hard work that I put into my schoolwork. Receiving a pair of awesome Adidas really motivates me to keep my grades up!
Jacob, El Monte, CA