Shoe Drive

– Sep 2019 to Mar 2020

Shoe Collection Drive was conducted in Six Cities in India – Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. More than 500 athletes got new or gently used shoes for supporting their fitness and running training. The project was initiated by Bhumika and supported by a large pool of volunteers/ Guide runners from the corporate and running community. Many thanks to all the donors who supported wholeheartedly.

The drive included many activities :

  • Handling calls from shoes donors
  • Coordinating shoe pick up/drop off
  • Phone/Email response to corporate enquiries for participation
  • shoe size requirement gathering from visuallyimpaired
  • Sorting the donations for shoes with good mileage
  • Shoe laundry for gently used shoe donations
  • Shoe fitment check at training locations
  • Coordinating new cities in phase 2 of drive

Also see https://www.facebook.com/guiderunnersindia/

Published by

Bhumika Patel

Corporate Leader with passion for Fitness and community service. Winner of #IBMWomenWhoInspire South Asia 2017 and won several IT achievement awards. International Yoga Alliance - Certified Yoga Teacher. Formerly-Champion Runners coach-Skechers, Running Coach at Cure.fit. She was profiled as GameChangers2017 an elite list of 21 women across world. Six star world marathon majors finisher * and *profiled by world marathon majors who credited her with sparking a revolution in women’s running in India.

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