The Laces of Love Charitable Foundation, Inc. is a 501-c-3 not-for-profit organization that provides new shoes to low-income and disadvantaged children and educates the public about the needs of these children.
New sneakers and monetary donations (100% of which are used to purchase shoes unless otherwise designated) are extremely important and gratefully accepted. Laces also facilitates the donation of cleats and sports shoes to many student athletes in Southwest Florida.
In The News
Thanks to the DEFENDERS for their AWESOME VIDEO and support of Laces of Love with “Barefooted for a Purpose” which they submitted to Super Service Challenge. Vote for Laces of Love and help us receive additional funding. Click below and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!! ABOUT THE CHALLENGE: The Super Service Challenge, founded in 2011, is a nationwide movement to transform organizations through service. Driven by the idea that people and teams grow stronger when they join together to serve causes they … . . . read more!
NDN Correspondent, Ashley Collins interviewed Jeanne Nealon and Laces of Love was featured on the March 10, 2017 #SWFLstrong. Below is the article that ran and a link to the video. NAPLES DAILY NEWS – MARCH 10, 2017 Upon entering Jeanne Nealon’s North Naples home, guests may think they’ve entered a shoe warehouse. Designer sneakers like Nike and Sperry form a rainbow-colored mountain on her dining room table, and they inhabit tight closet spaces. “Come here for a second,” Nealon, 58, said … . . . read more!
Laces of Love was called to a school nurse’s office to replace these tattered and torn shoes for a little first grader. Thank you for everyone who spreads the word about Laces of Love! … . . . read more!