Human Services

Laces of Love Charitable Foundation Inc.

  • Naples, FL
  • www.lacesoflove.org

Mission Statement

Laces of Love provides new shoes to low income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida, and educates the public on the needs of these children.

Main Programs

  1. Laces of Love
Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

Laces of Love provides new shoes to low income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida.

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Susan Warren

Keywords

Self-reported

Laces, shoes, shoe donations, children, Shoe Parties, guidance counselors, school nurses

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Also Known As

Laces of Love

EIN

20-2870936

Physical Address

1976 Bethany Place

Naples, 34109

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Over 80,000 needy children have received a pair of "Laces" shoes since our inception in December, 2005. The child's "Laces" shoes are often the first pair of shoes that child has had.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Laces of Love

donations of NEW shoes to approximately 9,000 needy children per school year (August - June)

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)

Budget

$100,000.00

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Children in Collier and Lee Counties have appropriate shoes that fit.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Work with schools and other nonprofits to identify children and youth in need and provide them with new shoes.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    We have a very loyal volunteer core that is willing to work hard at this and donors that believe in it.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    By the number of children and youth that get shoes.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    We have provided shoes to over 80,000 children and youth since 2005.
Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

Laces of Love provides new shoes to low income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida.

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Funding Needs

100% of funds received (unless otherwise designated) are used to purchase new shoes for needy kids.

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Financials

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LACES OF LOVE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Laces of Love Charitable Foundation Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Susan Warren

BIO

Founder and Executive Director of Leadership Buffalo for 16 years

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Laces of Love is all about providing needy kids in Collier and Lee Counties, FL, with NEW shoes (usually sneakers) - sometimes, the "Laces" shoes are the first NEW shoes the child has ever had. In 2015, 9912 needy children received new shoes from Laces of Love.Laces of Love also provides a limited number of sports shoes to student athletes who, without proper shoes, would not be able to participate in their sport."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Jeanne Nealon

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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