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SkillsUSA Expands Partnership with WaterStep in LouisvilleKY to Impact People Around the World

  Louisville, KY – Local non-profit WaterStep is expanding upon an existing partnership with SkillsUSA, a student organization that will hold its 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville on June 25-29, 2018. For the 4th year, SkillsUSA will host a shoe drive in conjunction with the Conference, where student attendees from all over the country are encouraged to bring used shoes to donate to WaterStep. The donated shoes are repurposed and sold to an exporter to provide affordable footwear in developing counties, and WaterStep uses the proceeds from the sale of the shoes to fund its safe water projects around the world. Click…


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SkillsUSA students asked to bring shoes to LouisvilleKy conference

SkillsUSA Students Donate Shoes to Local Organization to Save Lives with Safe Water Louisville, KY (June 21, 2016) – WaterStep has teamed up with the SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Association to create a way for attendees of the upcoming 52nd annual National Leadership Skills and Conference to save lives at risk of waterborne disease. Thousands of students traveling to Louisville for the conference this week have been asked to bring used athletics shoes to donate to WaterStep, an organization that collects and sells the gently used shoes to fund water projects in communities around the world. WaterStep’s large shoe collection boxes will…


Mayor Rallies Community for “Give A Day” Week of Service, April 18-26

From Metro Government… New projects, ways for people to be involved added this year A tractor-trailer load of toys and supplies for school kids in need, bikes for refugees from war-torn countries and a community drive for stuffed animals for kids who have experienced crime, fires or other crisis. Those are some of the projects planned during the fourth annual Give A Day volunteer week April 18-26. The week of service helps launch the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival. Last year’s week produced 150,000 volunteers and acts of compassion. Mayor Greg Fischer said this year’s goal is at least 165,000 volunteers,…