WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues

Dogs need your shoes! Here's a list of organizations participating in the Fall 2016 WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues shoe drivegoing on now! So grab those shoes that are just sitting in your closet, and take them to the nearest shelter or rescue that's doing a shoe drive.

Alabama
Macon County Humane Society - Notasulga
Madison Animal Rescue Foundation - Huntsville
Sugarbelle Foundation - Bessemer
Arkansas
Bella Vista Animal Shelter - Bella Vista
Have A Heart Pet Shelter - Flippin
Jacksonville Animal Shelter - Jacksonville
Rescue Road - Little Rock
Arizona
Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary - Chandler
Wildhorse Ranch Rescue - San Tran
Woofs Wiggles N Wags Rescue - Scottsdale
California
Aussie Rescue Socal, Inc. - Laguna Niguel
Coastal German Shepherd Rescue of San Diego - Rancho Santa Fe
Foothill Dog Rescue - Shingle Springs
Furever Pawz Rescue - Lake Arrowhead
GreySave - Santa Clarita
Last Chance at Life All Breed Rescue - Oceanside
Rescued Treasures - Encinitas
Santa Ynez valley Humane Society - Buellton
Secondhand Animals - Lancaster
The Little Red Dog Inc - Lake Forest
Underdog Rescue - Lake Forest
Colorado
MaxFund No-Kill Animal Shelter - Denver
The Colorado St. Bernard Rescue - Westminster
Connecticut
Companion Pet Rescue and Transport of West Tennessee - Seymour
Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter - Guilford
Fur-gotten Tails Animal Rescue - Plainville
Town of Willington Animal Control - Willington
Delaware
Delaware Humane Association - Wilmington
Florida
4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue - Valrico
Akita Rescue Society of Florida - Jacksonville
Alachua County Humane Society - Gainesville
Amber's Animal Outreach - Loxahatchee
Dachshund Rescue South Florida - Fort Lauderdale
Florida Dachshund Rescue - Winter Park
For the Love of Cats - Marco Island
HEART Animal Rescue, Inc - Santa Rosa Beach
Husky Haven of Florida - Altamonte Springs
Luv-a-Bull All Breed Rescue - Pompano Beach
Pooches in Pines - Pembroke Pines
The Greener Side Haven - Beverly Hills
Georgia
Companion Animal Rescue, Inc - Madison
Flint Humane Society - Vienna
Friends of Fayette County Animal Shelter - Peachtree City
Habitat 4 Hounds, Inc - Macon
Homeward Bound Pet Rescue - Ellijay
Our Pals Place - Marietta
Iowa
Dog Gone Rescue - Creston
Idaho
Minidoka Joint Powers Animal Shelter - Rupert
People for Pets- Magic Valley Humane Society - Twin Falls
Illinois
4 Greyhound Racers - Grayslake
Famous Fido Rescue and Adoption Alliance - Chicago
Fox Valley Helping Paws Animal Welfare Association - Woodstock
Grahamville Rescue & Sanctuary - New Lenox
PAWS Care, Inc - Hillsboro
Save A Pet, Inc. - Grayslake
South Suburban Humane Society - Chicago Heights
Indiana
Open Arms Animal Rescue - Valparaiso
Pet Refuge, Inc - South Bend
White River Humane Society - Bedford
Kansas
Missouri German Shepherd Rescue - Olathe
Kentucky
Barktown Animal Rescue - Boston
Max's Hope Pet Rescue - Cadiz
Shelter Helpers LTD - Somerset
Louisiana
The Heart of Louisiana Humane Society - Winnfield
Massachusetts
Buddy Dog Humane Society - Sunbury
Center for Animal Rescue & Education - Lakeville
Last Hope K9 Rescue - Boston
Pet Chance, Inc - Northborough
Maryland
Boxer Transfer Network, MD - Baltimore
Calvert Animal Welfare League - Prince Frederick
Humane Society of Calvert County - Sunderland
Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue - Randallstown
Montgomery County Humane Society - Rockville
Maine
Central Aroostook Humane Society - Presque Isle
Houlton Humane Society - Hodgdon
Somerset Humane Society - Skowhegan
Michigan
Detroit Animal Welfare Group - Sterling Heights
Guardian Angel Animal Rescue - Walled Lake
Headin' Home Pet Rescue - Holland
Heavenly Paws of Michigan - Clarkston
Last Day Dog Rescue, Inc - Farmington Hills
Livingston County Animal Control and Shelter - Howell
Luvn Pupz, LLC - Grand Rapids
Michele's Rescue - Grand Rapids
Sanilac County Humane Society - Sandusky
Schindy's K9 Advocacy and Training Academy - Springlake
SOS Animal Rescue - Midland
Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter - Marquette
Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance - Allegan
Minnesota
Minnesota Boxer Rescue - Chanhassen
Missouri
Concerned Citizens for Animal Control - Warrenton
HELP Humane - Belton
Missouri Pit Bull Rescue - Blue Springs
Stray Paws Rescue - St. Charles
The Feral Companion - St. Louis
Mississippi
Amory Humane Society - Amory
Dixie Adoptables - Lucedale
North Mississippi Animal Rescue - Sardis
Paws Rescue - Vicksburg
Montana
Tails as Old As Time - Lewistown
New Jersey
911 Dog and Cat Rescue Inc - Hopatcong
Animal Welfare Association, Inc - Voorhees
Cumberland County SPCA - Vineland
Distinguished Dobermans Rescue - Haledon
Greyhound Friends of NJ - Iselin
Pet Savers, Inc. - Mantua
The 11th Hour Animal Rescue - Hacketstown
Wise Animal Rescue - Parsippany
New Mexico
Aztec Animal Shelter - Aztec
Nevada
Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary - Washoe Valley
Safe Haven Rescue Kennel - Yerington
The Samadhi Legacy Foundation - Las Vegas
New York
Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter - Sprakers
Boxer Transfer Network - Baldwinsville
Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind - Cassville
Get A Bull - Huntington
Herkimer County Humane Society - Mohawk
Mighty Mutts, Inc. - New York
Pets4Luv Foundation - Westbury
Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue - Horseheads
Shelter Connection at TONH - East Hills
Take Me Home Pet Rescue - Highland
Tanner's PAWS - Corning
Ohio
Adore-A-Bull Rescue - Cincinnati
Angel's Rest Animal Sanctuary - Amelia
Colony Cats (& Dogs) - Dublin
Every Dog Matters - Youngstown
Love 4 K9s - Trotswood
Pet Orphanage - Union Furnace
Royalty Dog Rescue - Massillon
Spikes K9 Fund - Mason
Sunrise Sanctuary Inc - Mason
Wilmington Area Humane Society - Clarksville
Oklahoma
Furever Friends Fund - Enid
Glad Wags Service Dogs - Skiatook
Pryor Animal League - Pryor
Rainbow Bridge Can Wait Animal Rescue - Carnegie
The Boxer Rescue of Oklahoma Society - Tulsa
Oregon
Lincoln County Animal Shelter - Newport
Pennsylvania
Adams County SPCA - Fairifeld
Brookline Labrador Retriever Rescue - West Chester
Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue - York
Harley's Haven Dog Rescue - Perkasie
Knick Knack Pittie Pack - Chambersburg
Mommy & Me Rescue - Shamokin
Mostly Muttz Rescue - Schwenksville
Street Tails Animal Rescue - Philadelphia
Willow Run Sanctuary - Brookville
Rhode Island
Smithfield Animal Control - Smithfield
South Carolina
For Belle's Sake Rescue and Rehabilitation - Dalzell
Greyhound Pets of America Charleston - Ladson
Jasper Animal Rescue Mission - Ridgeland
Rogue Rescue and Sanctuary - Hilton Head
Tennesee
Companion Pet Rescue of Middle Tennessee - Adams
Karin 4 Kritters, Inc. - Greenfield
New Destiny Dog Rescue of Bedford County Tennessee - Wartrace
Texas
3 Girls Animal Rescue - Poteau
4Paws2Love - Corinth
A Doberman Adoption Placement Team - Houston
A Pets Wish Rescue - Del Rio
Alamo City PitBull Rescue and Rehabilitation - San Antonio
Alliance for Sterilizing Any Animal - Lubbock
Apollo Support and Rescue - Fort Worth
Calhoun County Humane Society - Port Lavaca
City of El Paso Animal Services - El Paso
Corinne T Smith Animal Center - Brownwood
Diamond in the Fluff - Seabrook
Forgotten Dogs of the 5th Ward Project - Houston
Forgotten Friends-Mixed Breed Rescue - Austin
Furry Friendzy - Kaufman
Humane Society of Odessa - Odessa
Noah's Ark Animal Shelter - Colinsville
Paws of Love Animal Rescue - Richardson
SRGDRR Save Rocky the Great Dane Rescue and Rehab - Bullard
Take Me Home Pet Rescue - Richardson
Texas Chihuahua Rescue - San Antonio
Utah
Friends for Animal Care and Effective Solutions - Salt Lake City
Virginia
4 Paws Animal Rescue - Hayes
Happy Tails Animal Rescue of Washington County VA - Abingdon
Lu's Labs Labrador Retriever Rescue - Alexandria
Operation Save A Shelter Dog - Zuni
Peninsula SPCA - Newport News
Prince William Humane Society - Dumfries
Rise Phoenix Rise Inc - Ashland
Vermont
Franklin County Animal Rescue - St. Albans
Golden Huggs Rescue, Inc - Waterbury
Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society - West Windsor
Washington
Aberdeen Scottish Terrier Rescue - Seattle
Inland Northwest Animal Sanctuary - Mead
Wisconsin
Bay Area Humane Society - Green Bay
Coco's Heart Dog Rescue - Hudson
Door County Humane Society - Sturgeon Bay
Lil' Rascals Refuge Inc - Thorp
N.E.W. Pawsibilities - Oshkosh
Sandi Paws Rescue - Fond du Lac
West Virginia
Angel's Hope - Laeger
Humane Society of Harrison County - Shinnston
Pitiful Paws Rescue - Ona
Wyoming
Red Desert Humane Society - Rock Springs


Register for a WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues shoe drive!

Your organization can raise $1,000 or more simply by collecting gently worn, used, and new shoes from your local community during the Spring 2017 WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues shoe drive! Register here, and read on for more details. You can always start collecting shoes any time!

This is a great time to make the best of your seasonal cleaning efforts by donating unwanted shoes to support animal organizations!

Users of the WoofTrax Walk for a Dog app can support their local shelters and rescues by donating the very shoes worn while using the app.

Our Spring 2016 WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues drive was a huge success, raising more than $125,000 for participating animal organizations. Our Fall 2016 drive kicks off September 1, and we’re increasing our goal—by November 1, we hope to raise more than $200,000!

WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues is a great opportunity to raise additional money at no cost to your organization. After our coaches have helped you set it up, you run the drive. We send you the collection and promotional materials, and you work with one of our dedicated fundraising coaches to help you during the shoe drive. We also share useful tips and best practices. When the drive is done, we truck the shoes away and ship them to micro-enterprise organizations in developing countries.

Here are just a few of the hundreds of participating organizations that earned money during our Spring 2016 drive:

  • $5,461 – Menominee Animal Shelter, MI
  • $1,998 – Dogs as Family, OK
  • $1,051 – Edison Animal Shelter, NJ
  • $1,224 – Merced SPCA, CA
  • $1,701 – Valley Humane Society, AZ
  • $3,159 – Saving Grace Animal Rescue, MD
  • $2,496 – Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue, NY

“We raised $2,400 collecting more than 5,800 pounds of shoes,” said Susan with Goshen Humane Society in New York. “Probably 90% of the families in Goshen and at least five surrounding counties donated shoes. This was a fun way to do fundraising through the community with a lot of great volunteers.”

Please ask your favorite shelter or rescue to register now!

Promote your shoe drive to fundraise for your organization

Get the word out, with this editable PDF flyer template! Add your organization's name, dates of your shoe drive, and shoe drop off locations. Post your flyer at your shelter or rescue, local dog parks, schools, banks, post offices, and other public locations in your community. And, here's an image that your organization can use for social media sharing or for posting on your website.

WoofTrax shoe drive news

Angele from Southern Doberman Rescue in Alabama, after a successful WoofTrax Shoe drive!


KTVO news clip about Noah's Ark Animal Foundation hosting a WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters & Rescues shoe drive to raise funds for shelter animals. For more information, click here.


One Determined TDECU Employee Inspires A Community to Give Back.

(Lake Jackson, TX) – To support the Brazoria County SPCA Shoes for Shelter fundraiser, TDECU’s Janie Schwartz-Shaw coordinated an organization-wide shoe drive and encouraged Members, employees and the public to donate gently-used shoes to their TDECU Member Centers. Janie is dedicated to living out TDECU’s mission of people helping people, and while gathering her own donations, she took it upon herself to reach out to her coworkers for help. Sparked with just a few emails and her unwavering compassion, the idea grew and TDECU was proud to support her efforts. She was able to collect over 600 pairs of shoes in all shapes and sizes to donate to the Brazoria County SPCA Shoes for Shelters Fundraiser. 

“I came across this fundraiser specifically for animal shelters and it sounded very realistic with a win-win-win effect for our Members and employees, for the shelter, and for the eventual recipients of all those shoes.  Spring cleaning your closet was never so easy!” said Janie Schwartz-Shaw, TDECU Compliance Officer.

The Brazoria County SPCA, in partnership with WoofTrax and Funds2Orgs, gathered gently-used shoes to be redistributed to developing countries.