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The MISSION of LACES of LOVE Charitable Foundation, Inc. is to provide new shoes (especially sneakers) to low income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida, and to educate the public on the needs of these children.

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It’s summer!  The LACES Ladies are busy SHOE BUYING and SHOE GATHERING from SUMMER SHOE PARTIES – all in preparation for distributing a number of NEW shoes to every public and many private schools in Collier and Lee Counties for the beginning of school in August. Once the shoes are purchased, they are tagged with a “Laces […]


February 14th!  VALENTINES DAY!  Germain Arena. 7:00 pm.  The Florida EVERBLADES host a Laces of Love night at the hockey game!! Bring a pair of NEW sneakers for Laces of Love and be part of the “First Everblades Goal Toss” onto the ice.   Purchase your $15. end zone tickets early and $5. of the ticket […]

Chris Sale brings lots of Love

Slam Dunk! Chicago White Sox pitcher and FGCU alum, Chris Sale, and his wife Brianne collected 652 pairs of NEW sneakers and $2,018.00 for LACES of LOVE at recent FGCU basketball games – incuding the night FGCU honored Chris by retiring his jersey and number.  

2015 CONCERT Date Set

The fabulously popular TAMRA & FRIENDS Benefit Concert for LACES of LOVE is scheduled for Sunday, March 8, 2015. Featuring Tamra Nashman Reichardt and her many friends from the SW Florida professional music scene, the Concert is the major fundraiser for LACES of LOVE.   Tickets are an affordable $30.00 per person to ensure that […]



2/21/16 – Tamara & Friends present:   From Jazz to Broadway – Benefit Concert   Join us on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm for the seventh annual “From Jazz to Broadway” Concert to benefit Laces of Love.  Covenant Church, Naples.  The concert sold out in 2014!  Pre-sale tickets c/o Bette (239) 494-1954.

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