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Gaylord Hansen Shoes 2016 Event


The Gaylord-Hansen Shoe Foundation held their last Shoe Event on October 7, 2016 at Hancock and Miller Elementary schools in San Diego. Every one of the kids received a new pair of Converse shoes! We were so excited to host our event at the school! We are so grateful for the 50 volunteers who helped with all aspects of the event. Each student received a pair of shoes, 3 pairs of socks, a t-shirt and a goody bag with nutritious snacks.


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Every day kids are running, playing, and growing

Gaylord-Hansen Shoes has the goal of putting 1,000,000 shoes on San Diego school children. Join us in our mission to keep our kids in need fitted so they can keep moving forward.

There are an estimated 175,000 military personnel & families in San Diego

According to NBC San Diego, there are more than 95,000 military personnel in San Diego, with the number totally closer to 175,000 when including their families. By providing them with the basic needs of footwear, we know it will help give the kids confidence to succeed in school.

Each Donation Matters!

  • $1505 pairs of Converse or 17 T-shirts or 25 mini back packs, or 75 crazy cool sock!
  • $55018 pairs of Converse or 61 T-shirts or 92 mini backpacks or 275 crazy cool socks!
  • $1,590 53 pairs of Converse or 177 T-shirts or 265 mini backpacks or 795 crazy cool socks!
  • $2,460 82 pairs of Converse or 273 T-shirts or 410 mini backpacks or 1230 crazy cool socks!
  • $3,870 129 pairs of Converse or 430 T-shirts or 645 mini backpacks or 1935 crazy cool socks!
  • $5,340178 pairs of Converse or 593 T-shirts or 890 mini backpacks or 2670 crazy cool socks!
  • $10,020 334 pairs of Converse or 1113 T-shirts or 1670 mini backpacks or 5010 crazy cool socks!
  • $1,000,33033,344 Converse or 111,148 T-shirts or 166,721 mini backpacks or 500,165 cool socks!


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