April 25, 2024

Good shoes take you amazing places and that’s the vibe we received at the Early Learning Center in Springfield, Illinois. Your dollars make a difference and properly fitting shoes make a HUGE difference.

April 27, 2024

We had a wild crowd at our Share the Spirit fundraiser at Amache Studio in Lamar, Colorado. We are always grateful for our many sponsors, donors, ticket holders, bidders and attendees. Thank you all!

April 27, 2024

Share the Spirit Foundation was the proud recipient of all proceeds from the Asian Indian Womens Organization 5k walk/run which was held April 27, 2024 in Washington Park, Springfield, IL

Jun. 23, 2023

Our Friday Uncorked Fundraiser in Springfield, Illinois was a great way to celebrate 20 years of Share the Spirit Foundation. We are so grateful for all who came out to support us and especially want to thank Thornhill Band for donating amazing entertainment!

Dec. 9, 2022

ALL 75 students at St. Patrick's Catholic School in Springfield, IL  got a special treat when they picked out their own brand new pair of shoes and socks! We are so grateful for our donors, volunteers and Shoe Carnival who make this possible.

Oct. 28, 2022

Many of them have not even had a new pair of shoes," said Julie Weichert, Share the Spirit board member. "Maybe they were handed down in their family and for them to be able to pick out the shoes they want gives them such joy. It's very heartwarming and instills a sense of dignity and empowerment."

Sep. 13, 2022

This Shoes for Kids event was held at the Community Center in Vilas, Colorado since the school is being renovated.  The community center served as a great gathering place for all the kids and volunteers.  It was another successful event with many happy kids

May 15, 2022

Raising money for shoes for kids! It was a fine day for a wine tasting at our Sunday Uncorked fundraiser at The Corkscrew in Springfield, IL ... we had a wonderful day enjoying the music of the Jay Larson Band and tasting wines from all regions.

May 13, 2022

This was our first Harvard Park Elementary event funded by the Tracy Family Foundation. There were many highlights, including two separate visits from the Springfield Fire Department. They handed out stickers,  talked to the students and let them climb the stairs for a peek into the cab.

May 7, 2022

A Day at the Races in Southeast Colorado was our Derby-themed fundraiser. Attendees enjoyed bites of prime rib, pulled pork, ribs and brisket enjoying the music of Little Town. All bets were on the mice races and the live Derby broadcast.