How Does A Shoe Drive Fundraiser Work?

One of the biggest reasons why Eco Sneakers has been so successful engaging nonprofits, schools, civic groups and others to fundraise with a shoe drive fundraiser is because there’s little or no upfront cost to our partners!

Eco Sneakers shoe fundraising drives get your entire team involved in a fun, easy and engaging experience that will leave a powerful and lasting impression. Our fundraising coaches will work with you to a create campaign event that is branded around your organization in order to ensure maximum fundraising success and awareness.

It’s simple to get started…

Sign up or Contact Us to Start an Event which is the right type of campaign for you by speaking to one of our fundraising coaches

  • Work hand-in-hand with your fundraising coach to develop a strategic plan for your drive.

  • Set realistic but ambitious goals to maximize results within your timeline.

  • Recruit a core team of volunteers to help with promotion and execution of your drive.

  • Develop your list of contacts that can help you achieve your campaign goals.

  • Develop branded promotional materials focused on your organization.

  • Email your supporters and promote your drive through the press, social media and your website to create a buzz and get everyone excited about the drive. You’d be surprised to learn how many people have extra shoes to give away!

  • Have FUN and Start collecting gently worn shoes and sneakers.

  • Remember, more shoes = more money!

  • Rubber band pairs of shoes together and put 25 pairs of shoes in each bag, keeping pairs in the same bag, no other sorting is necessary.

  • When the shoe drive is completed, contact the Eco Sneakers Logistic Team to arrange a pickup.

  • Once your shoe drive is completed, Eco Sneakers picks up everything that was collected.

  • Within 48 hours of Eco Sneakers processing the shoes, your check will be mailed to you based on the total weight of the articles gathered during your campaign event.

  • Inform your supporters about the success of the shoe drive fundraiser.

  • Schedule your next shoe drive soon!

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Why Choose Us

  • An environmentally conscious fundraising organization

  • A non-profit organization that creates opportunity

  • Specialized programs that fit your mission and vision

  • High standards of practice and a streamlined process.

  • Quick processing and turnaround of payments


Collected Shoes will be taken to redistribution centers in Atlanta and will be given to those in need as well as recycled into other materials.


Once distributed, new part-time jobs are created throughout the US. Also, provides community service for marine recruits, girls scouts, boy scouts, and high school students.


Raise social recycling awareness through participant engagement at your event. Environmentally friendly fundraising opportunities!


Partnering with other social enterprises, these sneakers are repurposed locally, nationally and globally to senior citizens, youth in need, veterans, the homeless, and ladies abuse centers.


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