"I took my son to a volunteer event with My New Red Shoes and he was able to connect with each child he helped. Now, when we go shopping he asks if we can buy one extra pair of shoes to give to a boy who needs new shoes. He said to me, it’s only one pair of shoes, but it’s one less boy who has to worry about having shoes to wear to school." -My New Red Shoes Volunteer

Who we are

My New Red Shoes helps homeless and low-income children look and feel confident as they start the school year by providing them with the gift of new clothing and shoes. My New Red Shoes began in 2006 and has helped more than 45,000 homeless and low-income children.


How to get in touch with us


Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 135 
Redwood City, CA 94065



Cristina Fariaz, Volunteer Services Coordinator


Phone: (650) 241-3911




What we are all about

My New Red Shoes works with volunteers to collect, sort, and package shoes for children in need. Volunteers can decorate Happy First Day cards, sew gift bags, and volunteer in our warehouse. Giving out shoes and clothing giftcards in these special, volunteer-made bags, along with hand-made cards allows the children we serve to know that their community cares.

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