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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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Celebrity Shoe Auction 2014

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The world’s biggest celebrity shoe auction will begin in less than a week! With over 120 celebrities taking part, this is not only exciting for us… but also for you – you lucky bidders who will be in with the chance of owning your favourite celebrity’s shoes. This year, the celebrities taking part are as diverse as ever, from professional golfers and athletes to film directors and catwalk supermodels to Hollywood movie stars. You’re sure to find a pair for…

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Small Steps collaborates with shoe designer Georgina Goodman

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Small Steps Project is thrilled to announce our collaboration with the incredible shoe designer Georgina Goodman for the London Design Festival. Twice named ‘Accessory Designer of the Year’ by the British Fashion Council, Georgina opened her first ‘Georgina Goodman’ boutique in Mayfair in 2002 attracting clients such as style icons Kate Moss and Thandie Newton. In 2011 she embarked on a new chapter, setting up her beautiful new design studio. As well as collaborating on projects with artists and filmmakers,…

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Comic Relief in Cambodia

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We are absolutely delighted to announce that our Phase 2 sustainable project in Takhmao, Cambodia has been funded by Comic Relief! This is great news for Small Steps Project, and of course our partners in Cambodia- Mlop Children’s Centre and their UK arm Safe Haven Children’s Trust. Comic Relief has just started funding projects in Cambodia and one of the first it has chosen to support is a Small Steps Dump Project! Back in summer 2013 Safe Haven alerted us…

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