Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer Aid Station – April 2023
We sponsored the aid station for the 20th edition of the Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer. For 52 runners, this was their very first ultra! Two runners earned their 1000 mile buckles, three 500 mile jackets were passed out, and nearly 9,000 miles were run in very challenging conditions. We were happy to partner for this great cause to bring awareness and raise money for the American Cancer Society.
An Achievable Dream – March 2023
With the support of Brooks Running, we donated more than 40 pairs of shoes to An Achievable Dream – a nationally recognized K-12 program. The program is committed to the belief that all children can succeed and learn, regardless of their socioeconomic background. An Achievable Dream fulfills this through their commitment to provide social, academic, and moral education. An Achievable Dream operates six schools within the Peninsula and Southside, and we are thrilled to continue our partnership with them.
Girls on the Run Hampton Roads – December 2022
During the holiday season we joined forces with Girls on the Run to support their mission to empower young girls in our community. By donating a portion of sales from our Run Local Collection and receiving even more support from our community in the form of shoe donations, we were able to raise $2,564.18 towards providing footwear, apparel, and access to program fees for girls in need. We’re proud to have made a positive impact through this collaboration.
The Bra-ha-ha Fundraising Event – August 2022
During the month of August we partnered with Brooks and our community to raise funds for the Bra-ha-ha. In total we raised nearly $1900 which will provide free mammograms and other services to uninsured and underinsured residents of Hampton Roads.
Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer Aid Station – April 2022
We partnered with the Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer to fully stock their aid station. Participants ran and walked over 9,000 miles this year in order to bring awareness and raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Peninsula Rescue Mission – December 2021
During the holiday season we partnered with Peninsula Rescue Mission to help raise money for their Women’s Shelter Fund! We donated a portion of sales from our Run Local Collection and combined that with shoe donations from our generous community. This resulted in us raising $2,563.60 for this worthy cause! Peninsula Rescue Mission plans to open this shelter by the end of 2023.
$6 6K with Youth Volunteer Corps and New Balance – September 2021
In our first ever $6 6k we raised $674.80 for the Youth Volunteer Corp of Hampton Roads! This non-profit creates volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment of service. This donation went to fund 3 mini grants for local school projects.
$5 of Every Bra Purchase to Support Bra-ha-ha – August 2021
During the month of August we raised $507 for Bra-ha-ha through in store and online bra purchases, direct donations, and shoe donations. These funds will provide free mammograms and other services to uninsured and underinsured in Hampton Roads.
$5 5K to Support the Boys and Girls Club – May 2021
During May we held a $5 5K to benefit the Boys and Girls Club at both our Newport News and Chesapeake location. With runner donations and donated shoes, we were able to give $766.38 to the Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula.
Run 757 Shirts to Support Peninsula Rescue Mission – December 2020
Each year our Run 757 shirts are wildly popular. This year we partnered with the Peninsula Rescue Mission and donated a portion of each shirt sold to Peninsula Rescue Mission. PRM exists for the purpose of promoting social welfare, aid to the poor, and providing shelter for the homeless. Along with profits from shoe donations, we were able to donate $757.60!