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dominican republic

1st container

In 2013, our founder Kelly decided to start a project called Ruben's Shoes. Her intention was to collect a few hundred pairs of shoes from her friends and send them over to Ruben and his community in the Dominican Republic.

The word of this project spread like wild-fire and within 6 months we were shipping a 40' container with 11,747 pairs of gently-used shoes!


Dominican 2013
Ruben's Shoes Society

Dominican 2013

2nd container

In 2014, after the success of our first container and working with the Dominican Starfish Foundation, we shipped our 2nd container with 12,224 pairs of gently-used shoes to the Dominican Republic!