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The Celebrity Shoe Auction was a huge success!

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It’s that time of year again, when we can announce to the world how grateful we are for all the donors and bidders for the 2016 Celebrity Shoe Auction! The total for this years auction was: £44,700/$55,226!  A huge thank you to: iHeart Studios for photographing all the shoes Charity Stars for hosting the shoe auction Everyone from the Small Steps Project family for making it happen And of course; our lovely donors and bidders for raising so much money!…

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CARE4CALAIS Small Steps Project partnership.

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For 8 years Small Steps Project has been delivering shoes and emergency aid to children and families living in inhumane conditions on landfill sites all over the world. Today we have three sustainable projects in Cambodia, Laos and Romania. However never did we anticipate that thousands of children and their families, fleeing from war would escape, only to find themselves living in the same unacceptable conditions right in our doorstep. It is with great empathy for the people in this…

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New partnership with Gum-tec Gumboots

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We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Gum-tec Gumboots!  We are so pleased to partner with Gumtec, as this Corporate Social Responsibility takes an extra step, not only helping the children our charity works with but also the environment all children live in. Their wellie boots are made from bubble gum waste (before it’s been chewed!) and are even strawberry bubble gum scented. Our kids are going to love them and that is a good thing because for every…

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Elsie Atkinson’s small steps…

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Elsie Atkinson got in touch with us earlier this year because she’d come across Small Steps Project and wanted to take her own small steps by collecting shoes from all of the year six students at her school to donate to our dump project in Romania. She did this by organising with her head of year a “wear your own shoes to school” day where her year would wear their own shoes and donate their school shoes to children without shoes…

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Glastonbury 2016! Call for Volunteers.

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Small Steps Project has been lucky enough to work with Glastonbury Festival for over four years. They have been an incredible support to our little charity in so many ways! The artists who have performed donate their shoes to our Celebrity Shoe Auction, The Pilton Palais and the Pyramid Stage have shown our documentaries and Glastonbury Festival Recycling and Festival Reboot have worked tirelessly with us to up cycle all the thousands of discarded wellington boots, to distribute to people…

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Office Donates Shoes To Our Cambodia Project

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We are absolutely thrilled that Office have pledged 2000 pairs of shoes to the Small Steps Project.  On a recent trip to Cambodia we distributed the first 50 pairs!  These were provided to the children in our nursery and also to the older children for the start of the new school term.         

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The 2015 Celebrity Shoe Auction Results are in!

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This year’s Celebrity Shoe Auction was a huge success, raising a fantastic £40,708/$61,221. We would like to say a huge thank you to every single celebrity who took a small step by donating their shoes, iHeart Studios for providing professional shots of all the shoes, Sellebrity Auction for managing the online auction and also Wrag Wrap for supplying reusable gift bags. Thanks also to all of you out there who have been following the auction, and for placing your bids. Every penny…

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Volunteer places for Glastonbury 2015

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Glastonbury is the most iconic British music festival. Every summer since the early 1970s the small farm in the Somerset countryside is transformed into a haven of music, the arts and entertainment. The festival attracts over 170,000 visitors each year! Unfortunately due to large crowds, a lot of waste is dropped onto the farm. This has dreadful repercussions as Worthy Farm is still a working dairy farm. As a charity partner of Glastonbury we have tickets available for those of…

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The 2014 Celebrity Shoe Auction Results are in!

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This year’s Celebrity Shoe Auction was a huge success, raising a fantastic £43,573/$68,593 for the charity. We would like to say a huge thank you to every single celebrity who took a small step by donating their shoes, iHeart Studios for shooting all the shoes, and to Sellebrity Auction for managing the online auction. Thanks also to all of you out there who have been following the auction, and for placing your bids. Every penny raised will be spent on…

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