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2016 Brews and Shoes

YOU’RE INVITED! Wednesday, May 25 | 5 – 7 pm  Arcadia Brewing Co., Kalamazoo Silent Auction • Appetizers • Beer Join us for the 3rd Annual Brews & Shoes! You’ll be helping raise funds to provide new shoes for K-5 students. $10 or a new pair of children’s athletic shoes gets your foot in the door. Bring your […]

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Our spring newsletter has sprung – and we gave it a makeover! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside: Many thanks to Gina Fischer and the KVCC Design Center for creating our new logo and branding Upcoming Events: Brews & Shoes, Summer Shoe Distribution and more Reflections on the Past 10 Years, by Valerie Denghel, […]

WATCH: 10 Years Of Smiles

This year, we’re not just celebrating 10 years of helping students start school on the right foot with a new pair of shoes. We’re celebrating 10 years of confidence. We’re celebrating 10 years of smiles. We’re proud to share with you our anniversary video, where you can see the students’ smiles and hear a teacher […]

10th Anniversary Press Release

Happy Anniversary, First Day Shoe Fund! 2016 marks a whole decade of providing new shoes to school-age children in Kalamazoo County! Since our founding in 2006, First Day Shoe Fund has distributed more than 19,500 pairs of new shoes to students. Throughout the past 10 years, we’ve expanded to support more school districts, partnered with many […]

‘Brews & Shoes’ Event to Benefit First Day Shoe Fund

KALAMAZOO—First Day Shoe Fund is excited to announce the return of its “Brews & Shoes” event on Wednesday, May 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Arcadia Brewing Company, 701 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness for First Day Shoe Fund’s mission, generate additional supporters and volunteers, and […]