The program is set up to provide an economic stimulant more than a charity. The
two dollars per shoe is only given if there is a significant amount of shoes
given. It helps out two organizations at once. The two dollars a
shoe helps out as a fundraiser for a group or organization and then the shoes
are sold to third world vendors at a minimal price to ensure that they have an
inventory to sell. To prove the problem look at what happened to
Africa when thousands of shirts were donated. Hundreds of people lost their
jobs as that entire industry was destroyed do to donations.This
program allows people to make a living rather than just receive handouts. They
would not be able to maintain a business otherwise. If you give a
man a fish...You can google Project Sole and find out more about the
Yeah, what is this "sold" stuff all about???$2 a pair and someone is
living well off the"overhead" of a nonprofit org., perhaps not.Sounds strange.
The shoes get sold? Billy Graham's son has a better program.
Thanks for supporting the drive and yes you can donate in any of the four bins
across campus or in the Alumni Center. If you aren't able to bring them to
campus you can contact the alumni office by calling UVU and we will come pick
I saw the bin and saw a new pair of Nike basketball shoes. Thanks for the shoes
Way to go UVU students!! They want a new science building and the go and do what
it takes to start raising money!
I know there is one by the LA building at the north entrance by the library.
Where are the bins located to drop these off? I have 3 pairs I was holding on
to that I no longer use.