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Small Steps Project is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge

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This year Small Steps Project has been selected for the Big Give Christmas Challenge, which starts today #GivingTuesday and will DOUBLE your donations. Click here to take a small step and help kids living on landfill sites. Small Steps Project is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign which helps UK-registered charities raise funds for their cause. We are so excited to have been chosen for this campaign and we are really…

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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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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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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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Reducing, Reusing and Recycling at Niddrie Mill Primary School

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Thank you to the fantastic children of P2a and P2b at Niddrie Mill Primary School in Edinburgh who have raised a fantastic £102.60 for Small Steps Project! The children at the school were learning about reducing, reusing and recycling rubbish when they came across photographs of children who live on landfill sites all around the world. Teachers Mrs Lyndsey Blair and Mrs Jennifer Myers told us, ‘our classes were very distressed by these images and wanted to do something to…

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