10-year old collects 25,000 pairs of shoes for those in need

Girl collects 25,000 for Soles4Souls

Ten year-old Traci Weinstein from Irondequoit, NY has collected 25,000 pairs of shoes for those in need. Weinstein began collecting shoes Labor Day weekend. After three months of multiple shoe collections throughout her community, she wrapped up her efforts during a final shoe drive Thanksgiving weekend with a grand total of 26,925 pairs of shoes. This shoe collection benefits the  Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty.

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Green Fundraising Takes Candy Out of the Picture

Check out the wide variety of green fundraising ideas

Let’s face it -school fundraisers are a crucial lifeline to keep some of the “extras” alive and well.

Candy, gift-wrapping and magazine subscriptions are  traditional fundraising choices. Yet there’s  a wide variety of eco-friendly, creative, even yummy choices out there.

For details on some great green ideas for your next fundraising campaign, check out http://bit.ly/gaXTTP.

Green for the new year – fundraising, packaging & schools (Part 1)

Green fundraising, eco-friendly innovative ways to package and ship fragile things and ways to support teachers and schools are important topics.  Here are my top picks.

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Ever thought about eco-friendly fundraising? It’s possible

With the current economy and budget cuts, school fundraisers are fundamental – a lifeline keeping important activities afloat.  

Candy, gift-wrapping and magazine subscriptions are generally top fundraising choices. Yet there are eco-friendly, creative, even yummy choices that could support schools being even more successful. 

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