The Process

Watch our Cleaning Process 

What We Collect

We accept sneakers and socks, new, used and in good condition or gently worn.

How We Collect

We work with high schools to host sneaker drives in New York City to collect new and gently used sneakers and socks.

How We Clean

We hand clean all used sneakers and socks to ensure they are in proper condition with the help of high school student volunteers.

How We Distribute

We distribute new and refurbished sneakers and socks to homeless shelters in NYC through sneaker giveaways.

Get Involved

Host a sneaker drive by becoming a partner school.
Sole Purpose partners with high schools in New York City to collect gently used sneakers and socks to give to homeless shelters. 

For students interested in doing sneaker drives through their high school and become an official Sole Purpose partner, please contact us at 

In Person

200 East 10th Street, Suite 1014

New York, NY 10013


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Mailing Address:

200 East 10th Street, Suite 1014, New York, NY 10003

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