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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.

Contact us at  239-591-1172  or at

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Foot Notes

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale helps LACES

It’s THIS THURSDAY at 7:00 pm – Chicago White Sox pitcher and FGCU alum, Chris Sale, and his wife Brianne have teamed up with Laces of Love in preparation for the January 29 FGCU (Dunk City!) men’s basketball game where Sale and LACES of LOVE will be collecting NEW shoes for needy kids.  Alico Arena. […]

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 […]

Already – summer shoes AND back to school

Happy Spring!  Having such fabulous community support and such a wonderful and successful Concert by Tamra Nashman Richardt and Friends,  LACES of LOVE has been checking the sales and preparing to purchase new shoes for a few special programs this coming summer – and even for this August’s Back to School rush.

2014 Tamra Nashman & Friends Benefit Concert Flyer

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Help support Laces of Love doing something you do all the time – SHOPPING ONLINE!  Amazon Smile is helping organizations by giving back a portion of what you spend on eligible purchases to the charities, like Laces of Love!  Go to and make sure you select Laces of Love before you start shopping.  Giving back couldn’t be easier!  So what […]

Project ACCESS

The Project A.C.C.E.S.S Program works to Assist, Clarify, Coordinate, Educate, and provide Support Services for all homeless children and youth referred in the School District of Lee County. The district homeless education liaison coordinates efforts with the Project ACCESS social worker, and Title I school social worker to provide activities for, and services to, homeless […]

A Coaches Thank You

To Laces of Love I cannot say thank you enough for what Laces of Love does to help the students and student athletes of Immokalee High School. I also cannot thank you enough for the amazing support you have given the wrestling season over the past couple of years. Without this support the wrestling program […]

A Story from a Shoe Buying Excursion

After purchasing over 500 pairs of back to school shoes at a local store, some Laces of Love board members were thrilled to have a young store employee help load the 500+ pairs of shoes into their cars.  The employee was a recent Collier County high school graduate.   He asked, “So what’s all this about – all these […]

Children From Guadalupe

Most were wearing shoes that had been passed down from siblings and cousins.  It’s amazing how well they take care of these shoes and try to keep them clean even when you can see the soles are wearing thin and falling apart.  It was amazing to see the joy on their faces and watch them […]



1/29/15 – FGCU Men’s Basketball game will collect new shoes for LACES of LOVE – thanks to White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and his wife Brianne!

2/14/15 – Hockey Night with the Everblades!  For every ticket, $5. goes to Laces of Love.  Bring a new pair of sneakers and become part of the “First Goal” Toss. Germain Arena.

3/8/15 – Tamara & Friends Benefit Concert   Join us on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm for the sixth annual concert to benefit Laces of Love.  Covenant Church, Naples.

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