Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke not only supports the running and walking communities of the Roanoke Valley, but helps many local organizations. Below you will find a list of donations and collections by Fleet Feet Sports.
The Roanoker Magazine featured an article on Fleet Feet Sports in the March/April 2012 issue. The article, by Richard Wells, focuses on how local businesses, like Fleet Feet Sports, impact our community for the better: SPEND LOCAL, GIVE LOCAL
In-Detail 2013 Donations & Collections
Collected a grand total of $2,581.05 for the Salvation Army's Turning Point Women's & Children's Domestic Abuse Shelter at our Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 Diva Nights. We also collected toiletries for the organization.
Collected $3,000 for The One Fund through our Runners for Boston t-shirt campaign. Check out the video segment from WSLS10.
Donated 10 shoes and 10 socks to the Acts 2 Ministry 5K Training Program.
Donated $325 of new shoes to The Rescue Mission's Second Helpings.
Donated 10 shoes and 10 socks to Stonewall Jackson Middle School Cross Country Team.
Donated four shoes and 12 pairs of socks to Breckinridge Middle School Track Team.
Donated 12 pairs of shoes, 38 pairs of socks and one sports bra to the Patrick Henry High School Student Outreach Program.
In-Detail 2012 Donations & Collections
Collected $172 for the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club at Montrail Movie Night featuring “Unbreakable: The Western States 100”
Collected a total of $1,057.25 for the Salvation Army's Turning Point Women & Children's Domestic Abuse Shelter at our Spring and Fall 2012 Diva Nights, along with collecting toiletries for the Shelter.
Donated $500 to the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Fleet Feet Sports won the $500 for being voted the Best Aid Station at the 2012 National College Blue Ridge Marathon & Half Marathon.
Donated $200 to the 2012 Virginia Blue Ridge Race for the Cure.
Collected 15 coats for the Manna Ministries during the first ever Fleet Feet Sports Coat Drive Weekend.
Collected $582 in donations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia at the December 18, 2012 Pub Run and during the Free Holiday Gift Wrapping. Donations were accepted in honor of the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary. Check out the story by Morgan Donnelly of WSLS10.
Donated 47 pairs of new shoes, a $4,485 value, to Student Outreach Committee with Roanoke City Schools for very needy kids in middle and high school.
Donated five pairs of Superfeet Premium Insoles to the residents of the Rescue Mission of Roanoke Valley ($205 value).
Donated five pairs of Balega/Feetures! socks to the residents of the Rescue Mission of Roanoke Valley ($57 value).
Donated a Camelbak Fleet Feet Sports Water Bottle to the Marlins District Championship ($18 value).
Donated $1,290 of Fleet Feet Sports Gift Certificates to 66 local non-profit organizations and events.
Supported various local races!
In-Detail 2011 Donations & Collections
Diva Night, April, 2011: Raffled prizes, $1 raffle tickets, raised $1000 for The Turning Point Women’s and Children’s Domestic Abuse Center
Diva Night, October, 2011: Raffled prizes, $1 raffle tickets, raised $2034 for The Turning Point Women’s and Children’s Domestic Abuse Center
Collected $445 for the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia for offering Free gift wrapping the week before Christmas
Donated 29 new athletic shoes worth $2573 to needy students in the Roanoke City Middle and High Schools through the Student Outreach Committee. Many of these students are homeless or transient.
Donated 100 nylon stringed backpack-style bags worth $279 to the Roanoke City Middle and High Schools.
Donated 12 pairs of new sandals worth $645 to Second Helpings (part of the Rescue Mission)
Donated $1050 in Fleet Feet Sports gift certificates as prizes for numerous events at churches, schools, and non-profit organizations
Donated new shoes, socks and inserts worth $151 to a very needy and mentally challenged high school student
Because of our relationship with New Balance, New Balance donated 84 technical shirts worth $2500, 12 duffle bags worth $300 and 5000 race number bibs worth $1200 to the Rescue Mission’s main fundraiser, The Drumstick Dash
Donated 2000 race number bibs to Knights Crossing worth $480
Collected approximately 100 large boxes of previously worn shoes for the Rescue Mission
Collected many large boxes of toiletries for The Turning Point at both Diva Nights
Collected many large boxes of non-perishable food items in March and December for Manna Ministries