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All children should start school on equal footing.

First Day Shoe Fund is dedicated to providing new athletic shoes to school-age children in Kalamazoo County who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. We’re a nonprofit that believes all children should start school on equal footing.

FDSF In the News! Summer 2013

The Kalamazoo Gazette‘s Mickey Ciokajlo attended and volunteered at our most recent Summer Shoe Distribution.
First Day Shoe Fund provides tangible boost, real smiles for school children who need them

Will Ride for Shoes!

Follow our Executive Director as she prepares to ride 100 miles to raise funds for the First Day Shoe Fund:

Ride for Shoes



FDSF in the News!

First Day Shoe Fund Expands to Comstock!
FDSF closed out 2012 with a trial run of our expansion to Comstock. Click the above title for a link to MLive’s coverage of Giving Tuesday and our trial run for 2013.