Rose Leaf Foundation Launches Shoe Drive Fundraiser to Raise Money to support program for Foster Care Alumni
(Columbia, SC, 2021) – Rose Leaf Foundation (www.roseleaffoundation.org) is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser on March 8, 2021- May 21, 2021 to raise funds to support their programs that help foster care alumni. Rose Leaf Foundation 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 young people from foster care between the ages of 17-27 that are in need of additional support. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used and new shoes.
All donated shoes will then 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 even earned enough to send to her son to law school.
"We are excited about our shoe drive," said Faith Davis, Founder. "We know that most people have extra shoes in their closets they would like to donate to us. By doing so, we raise money to support the services that Rose Leaf Foundation provides to young people from the foster care system, and we have the chance to help families in developing nations who need economic opportunities. It's a win-win for everyone.”
By donating gently worn, used and new shoes to Rose Leaf Foundation, the shoes will be given a second chance and make a difference in people’s lives around the world.
About Rose Leaf Foundation
Rose Leaf Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization created by a former foster youth from South Carolina. Rose Leaf Foundation provides resources and services to young people that have transitioned from the foster care system and find themselves in need of additional support. For more information please visit our website at: www.roseleaffoundation.org
Faith Davis, Board Chair
Rose Leaf Foundation