2012 September

TIME OUT

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Here is our listing in Time Out for the London Celebrity Shoe Auction.  This is your chance to snap up some of your favourite celebrity’s footwear but not only that, there will be drinks, canapes, a short documentary, a photography exhibition, pop up hair salon, free massage AND music from a very special and very secret DJ! There are only 2 weeks to go so don’t miss out, grab a ticket while you still can here

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CELEBRITY SHOES- WHAT’S THE POINT?

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At this time of year most of the Small Steps posts are all about The Celebrity Shoe Auction and in this blog I’m going to explain why. We are such a small charity that we divide the year into two: The summer we spend fundraising (when it is monsoon season in many of the countries where we work) and in the winter we deliver projects to children scavenging on the rubbish dumps. The Celebrity Shoe Auction helps us to fund the projects…

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SMALL STEPS FIREMEN

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Small Steps has recently partnered with the Kamloops Fire Department and…. wow, we have seen these fireman take the shoe drive to a whole new level, resulting in 7000 shoes being delivered to the dumps we have been working on in Nicaragua! In Spring 2011 after three months in Nicaragua delivering to the dump communities of La Joya in Granada and La Chureca in Managua, we came across the Chinandega city dump. This led to us partnering with two inspirational…

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LONDON CELEBRITY SHOE AUCTION 2012!

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What an amazing evening! On Thursday 11th we held our annual fundraiser at Jalouse Club in Hanover Square. Over 300 people came to support the charity, see our latest film, Next Steps and, of course, bid on shoes. We had Taylor Taylor London doing fab hair at a Parisian style pop up salon, cocktails from Jalouse, amazing canapes based on the celebrities favourite foods by Humdingers, a photography exhibition and DJ Yoda played a special guest set. The shoes looked amazing and Ben…

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Brighton Marathon 2012

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Julie Piper ran the Brighton marathon in 4 hours and 50 minutes – an amazing achievement.  She raised £530 for Small Steps.  Here’s a photo of Julie after passing the finishing line.        

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