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Pop-Up Giving by United Way on Tuesday, 12/5/17

First Day Shoe Fund is honored to be one of 3 finalists at Pop Up Giving for Basic Needs along with great organizations Food Bank of South Central Michigan and Kalamazoo Drop-In Child Care Center. Please come out and support us on Tuesday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Sprinkle Road Tap House. Your $20 registration gets you one […]

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Another school year is under way, and with it our fall newsletter. Inside you will find: Summer Distribution round-up – a summary of what we accomplished together and a thank you to our volunteers and partners! Exciting new partnerships with South County Community Services/Generous Hands Inc., Bombas & Laborers Local 355 A Note From The […]

2017 KPS Summer School Shoe Distribution

From July 24-27 First Day Shoe Fund was fortunate to be a guest of the Kalamazoo Public Schools summer school programs at King-Westwood and Milwood Elementaries. We thank Kalamazoo Public Schools for their partnership in this annual summer program, from the hard work of faculty, staff and administrators to the use of school grounds to reach […]

2017 KPS Community Shoe Distribution – Wednesday, August 9th

First Day Shoe Fund Community Distribution 2017 Your child qualifies for FREE athletic shoes if all 4 apply: – Attends Kalamazoo Public Schools – Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade – Qualifies for Free or Reduced-Price Lunch at School Did not receive shoes during summer school Shoe Pick-Up Place and Time:     Maple Street Magnet Middle School […]

First Day Shoe Fund Elects Leadership at Annual Meeting

At First Day Shoe Fund’s Annual Meeting on February 22nd, 2017 we reviewed the accomplishments of First Day Shoe Fund and its partners in 2016. We also looked ahead to the coming years. With her term of office expiring, President Ann Gunia elected to retire from the board of directors after serving since 2010. Board […]