Posts Tagged ‘shoes’

See How a Pair of Miss-Matched Socks Changed a Listener’s Life

After working with children all morning, I was a little nervous about working with one of the mothers. As I sat on the floor in front of her chair, I knew the only thing she could possibly say that I would understand was “Hola,” so I decided to be the first to say it in an effort to at least express friendliness even if I couldn’t verbally show it in any other words. She responded… … Continue reading

Children in Guatemala Are Learning to Forgive Because of You

Imagine being curled up in your bed at night falling fast asleep holding a pair of sneakers. It sounds ridiculous, but that’s exactly what the children want to do in the group foster home that I visited in Guatemala with Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls. Sixteen year old Diego is like most of the children who enter this home, he came in with only the clothes on his backs as his belongings. His shoes were… … Continue reading

See How You Provided Hope for This Family in Guatemala!

“There is one final child who will need shoes today,” they said as they led 4 year old Wendy over to me.   Her faced seemed slightly unsure of me as I led her to a chair and helped her take off her old, dirty, worn out sandals. Wendy’s concern broke into excitement when I presented her brand new velcro sneakers thanks to many WAYFM listeners just like you! Joy here, and I am in Guatemala with… … Continue reading

Shoe Drive

Clean out your closet and Change a life! This spring, all over Southwest Florida people are turning their unused shoes into a chance for families in need around the world. Your new or gently used shoes help to prevent disease, let children attend school, and provide a micro-enterprise that feeds the hungry and can break the cycle of poverty for generations. Help us turn something extra we all have in our closets into one huge,… … Continue reading