The Shoe That Grows

The Shoe That Grows

the shoe that grows

About a year ago, ONE woman in my area had taken it upon herself to collect shoes to take to Africa so that kids could attend school, as shoes were a prerequisite. Yes, I anted up personally and got most of my friends to do so as well.

Inspired by this ONE woman I thought I might be able to do some good as well, so when I saw a Cheddar posting in my Linkedin feed about, a non-profit that provides specially designed, multi-sized shoes to children living in poverty, I offered to circulate their message through my blog and other outreach channels and to offer my search services to them when needed, free of cost.

There is something special about “shoes” that touch a woman’s heart…

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About The Shoe That Grows
Because International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that believes that everyone living in desperate poverty, especially a child, deserves opportunities to succeed. Our mission is to use the positive cycle of innovation to fight the negative cycle of poverty. Our first product – The Shoe That Grows – has been designed specifically for kids living in poverty. With shoes, kids are healthier, attend school more often, and are more confident. The Shoe That Grows has 5x the impact of ordinary shoes because it expands 5 sizes and lasts for years. Over 100,000 pairs have been distributed in over 90 countries, and with production starting in Ethiopia, we’re not only blessing kids with shoes but people with jobs. We’re committed to making things better by making better things and look forward to releasing our next product soon while also coming alongside local entrepreneurs to help them make their own innovative ideas come to life.

Victoria James Bayley, President
Victoria James Executive Search, Inc.
Call: 203-750-8838


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Victoria is an accomplished direct and digital marketer with more than 20 years of industry experience. The Founder and President of Victoria James Executive Search, Inc. direct and digital marketing search firm, she has had a successful and accomplished career, holding senior level sales and marketing management positions in companies such as Citicorp Diner’s Club, Donnelley Marketing. Victoria understands the need for premium talent in the Direct and Digital Marketing industries, is an active member of the Direct Marketing Association, NEMOA and other associations, and holds an Executive MBA from Bernard M. Baruch College. Contact Victoria today to learn how her team of recruitment experts can accelerate your efforts and help you quickly accomplish your goals.


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