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JAN
04
2017

Let's Make 2017 GREAT

By Kenton, Founder

It still seems unreal that just eighteen months ago this was a just a couple thousand pairs of shoes in my guest bedroom.  Now you have helped us distribute over 75,000 pairs of The Shoe That Grows to...

DEC
20
2016

Who We Are: Kayla Hetherington

By Abbie, Director of Communications

Kayla is Kenton’s right-hand. Need fundraising tips and ideas? She’s the person you will collaborate with.

DEC
16
2016

Global Connections: MAF

By Abbie, Director of Communications

Mission Aviation Fellowship, also known as MAF, is a local organization here in good ol’ Idaho. Kenton has many friends at MAF, and we are so appreciative of all the good work they are doing oversees. (Also, can we mention the fact that they fly Kodiaks?!)

DEC
13
2016

Special
Thee-Day Campaign for Refugee Children

By Abbie, Director of Communications

Because International and Carry The Future are partnering to provide shoes to refugees in Greece.

DEC
05
2016

Who We Are: Abbie Gelzer

By Kayla, Fundraising Coordinator

Meet Abbie! She handles the day-to-day communications here at Because International. If you send us an email or call our office, she’s likely the one you will talk to!

NOV
28
2016

Giving Shoes, Giving Jobs, Giving Tuesday

By Kenton, Founder

Your generosity has enabled us to give over 70,000 pairs of The Shoe That Grows to kids in over 80 countries.  But today is the first time that you can not only help kids receive life-changing shoes but also help people gain...

NOV
07
2016

Global Connections: GOOD ST

By Abbie, Director of Communications

Here at Because International we are fortunate enough to know and work with incredible individuals, organizations, and companies that we believe encapsulate the mission of practical compassion. We are humbled...

NOV
03
2016

Who We Are: Andrew Kroes

By Abbie, Director of Communications

We’d love to give you an inside look at who’s working in the Because International office. See some Q&A’s with our President, Andrew!

OCT
25
2016

Letter from the Founder

By Kenton, Founder

I am still shocked when I think back to two years ago in October.  My wife and I (and our new baby boy!) just received the first shipment of 3,000 pairs of The Shoe That Grows.  We stacked them...

OCT
11
2016

Who We Are: Kenton Lee

By Abbie, Director of Communications

Want to learn a little bit more about Kenton? Check out his Q&A here!

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