The Shoe Game Corporation encourages professional athletes to donate shoes to major inner-city school districts among student-athletes that meet donation requirements (student-athletes must: 1. maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative gpa, 2. be a Senior, Junior, or Sophomore, and 3. meet certain economic conditions relative to their city).
The Shoe Game was founded in late 2009 with the intention of giving low-income student athletes the proper tools to get their “shoe game” on point. Many young athletes are forced to wear old beat-up shoes to practice and games, to the detriment of their performance. With the help of college and professional athletes that have shoes to spare, we can supply these disadvantaged student athletes with what they need to excel on and off the field.
The Shoe Game of Indianapolis, serves under-privileged youths by way of facilitating athletic apparel donations nationwide. Our mission is to enable the opportunity for athletes, as well as their organizations, to give back in a personal manner, which will not only provide for but also motivate disenfranchised youths.
The Shoe Game of Indianapolis, strives to be the nations premier vehicle for enabling donations of athletic goods to under-privileged youths. Primarily facilitating footwear donations, we also strive to encourage and promote athletic participation and academic success by having participants achieve grade point average requirements.
In the organization’s second season of donations (Winter 2011):