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Donations to help with our operating expenses are always welcome!

Youth in Philanthropy volunteers

Changing Footprints has no paid staff and relies on volunteers to continue operating. We welcome families (even young children love pairing up shoes), retirees, singles; anyone who would like to make a difference!




SORT COLLECTED SHOES – Individuals and groups are welcome to help with pairing and sorting into various categories the shoes that are brought into our warehouses. Contact Bob Broughton at 317-727-4186 or to volunteer at our North Indianapolis location, 9302 N Meridian, Room 350B. Sorting is done the first and third Saturday or each month. Contact Ruth Houk Koelmel at 765-969-6757 or to volunteer at the Rushville location, 310 N Julian St.


SHOE PICKUP AND DELIVERY – As little as one hour a month – Help with pickup of shoes from one of our Drop-Off locations Or deliver shoes to agencies that get shoes. Contact Bob Broughton at

317-727-4186, to volunteer.


1. Convince your church, organization, or business to set up a permanent or semi-permanent shoe drop-off location.

2. Convince your church, organization, or business to do a shoe drive. Click here to find out more.

3. Do a one-time family/neighborhood/holiday/birthday/bar-batmizvah shoe collection and take them to one of our shoe drop locations.


PUBLICITY/MARKETING/DATA – Want to help us improve? Find new volunteers? Publicize our shoe drives? Help us track activities and analyze new opportunities? Call Bob Broughton, 317-727-4186 if you want to use your creativity to help change the world…..