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The Celebrity Shoe Auction is live and kicking!

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The 2017 Celebrity Shoe Auction is live and kicking until Tuesday November 21st! So you still have time to bid and win a pair of shoes from your favourite celebrity, while raising money to provide shoes for children without any.  Bid here now Currently the shoes striding ahead in the lead are: But down here these famous feet are far behind and need your:  Get a pair for you and get many pairs for barefoot children this Christma!!

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Our little trip to Glastonbury 2017

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This June we went again on our annual pilgrimage to Glastonbury, where for a weekend we were surrounded by music, artists, celebrities, recycling and shoes. We have to say that we got a really high number of shoes from lots of our beloved celebrities, who donated for the 2017 Celebrity Shoe Auction: The Jacksons, Craig David, Emeli Sandé, George Ezra, Metronomy, Killer Mike, The National, Annie Mac, Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran! We also screened a short film about our…

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Thanks to Imagine Asia and Scott Dunn Travel

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Thanks to our new donor Imagine Asia, who together, with our long standing donor Scott Dunn Travel, have now taken over full funding of our entire Cambodia Project from Comic Relief.  The Cambodia project is located in the outskirts of Phnom Penh, on the Takhmao Dump, where around 200 people live and work. Most of the children were scavenging on the dump site before we launched our emergency intervention project four years ago. Today, in conjunction with our delivery partner Pour Sourire…

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Now Recruiting for Glastonbury 2017

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  It’s that time of year again! We are all getting ready for the winter break, But also! That time of year to think about volunteering for us at Glastonbury Festival! Glastonbury Festival have been an incredible support to our little charity in so many ways. From sorting out 10,000 wellies abandoned on site, to collecting celebrity shoes backstage, We at Small Steps Project have had an exciting few years working at the festival. The time has come once again…

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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! Collectively…

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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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