West Shore PTA is holding an athletic shoe drive fundraiser starting on October 24, 2019 collecting as many pairs of gently worn, used and new sneakers as possible. GotSneakers, a social enterprise, will pay the PTA $1 for every pair donated. Those funds will specifically benefit West Shore Jr/Sr High Schools’s 2020 Prom. Anyone can help by simply donating gently worn, used and new sneakers in the drop box located in West SHore’s front office.
      This is a unique fundraising initiative that asks our students and parents to reach into their closets, not their pockets! All donated sneakers are redistributed throughout a network of small business partners throughout Haiti, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Ukraine.
      "We are excited about our sneaker drive," said Rula Rukab, West Shore PTA’s Fundraising VP. "We know that most people have extra sneakers in their closets they would like to donate rather than throw away. By doing this we raise money for a great Prom, help the environment, and have the chance to help others. It's a win-win for everyone!”

WHO: West Shore PTA

WHAT: Collecting gently worn, used and new sneakers, cleats, and tennis shoes

WHY: Help others while raising money for West Shore’s 2020 Prom

WHEN: October 4, 2019 through November 15, 2019

WHERE: Shoes can be dropped off in one of 2 drop boxes located in West Shore’s front office and outside the guidance office 

Examples of the types of shoes accepted.