Drop off new or slightly used shoes

Bring shoes to any of the locations listed below

from June 9-July 20 to help local kids.

#operationsneaks


The numbers don't lie: One in five schoolchildren in our area live below the poverty line and need our help to get something as basic as shoes. 


NewsChannel 5 has collaborated with In Jacob's Shoes as our nonprofit partner. Check out In Jacob's Shoes on the web.


How YOU can help!


Operation Sneaks for School is looking for new or gently used shoes from infant sizes to size 17. Starting June 9 you can drop off shoes at any of the locations listed below. Look for our Blue donation bins!

By the numbers
  • 1 in 5 schoolchildren in Palm Beach County need your help.

  • 15 percent of the population in Palm Beach County is school-age, 5 to 18 years old.

  • 20 percent (40,000-plus) of Palm Beach County schoolchildren are in families at or below the poverty level ($23,550 per year for a family of four).

  • Palm Beach County School District dress code requires shoes be worn at all times.
Drop-off locations
MARTIN COUNTY


Stanton Optical

2840 N. Federal Hwy.

Stuart, FL 33494

PALM BEACH COUNTY


Stanton Optical

903 W. Indiantown Road, Bay 105

Jupiter FL, 33458


Stanton Optical

1747 S. Military Trail

West Palm Beach, FL, 33415

(561) 203-6197


Stanton Optical

3801 S. Congress Ave.

Palm Springs, FL, 33461

(561) 200-3423


Styles Boutique

21090 St Andrews Blvd

Boca Raton, FL 33433

(561) 393-0488


Salon Oasis

6100 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33434

(561) 482-9610


First United Methodist Church

625 NE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL, 33432

(561) 395-1244


Gregory's Fine Jewelry 

16950 Jog Road, Suite 112

Delray Beach, FL 33446

(561) 638-8522


Rinaldi Shoes

16950 Jog Road, Suite 114

Delray Beach, FL 33446

(561) 499-7373


Just Shoe n' Me

The Shoppes at Boca Greens

19595 S. State Road 7

Boca Raton, FL 33498

(561) 3535439


Busy Body Fitness Center

9183 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33434

(561) 477-2723


CrossFit Delray Beach

1405 N Congress Ave #14

Delray Beach, FL 33445

(561) 276-3699


Busy Body Fitness Center

4430 Northlake Blvd.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

(561) 318-5293

WPTV NewsChannel5

1100 Banyan Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 655-5455


Palm Beach Children's Hospital at St. Mary's Medical Center

901 45th Street

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Drop-off locations

NORTH BROWARD

In Jacob's Shoes

3450 NW 27th Avenue

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

(954) 757-9030


Hockey Shooting Academy

(2nd floor at Saveology Iceplex)

3299 Sportsplex Drive

Coral Springs, FL

(954) 304-6024


Frame It

Brookside Plaza

10637 Wiles Road

Coral Springs, FL 33073

(954) 536-0189


Dandelion Gifts & Home Decor

4675 N University Drive

Coral Springs, FL, 33067

(954) 752-3008


Play It Again Sports

11426 W Sample Rd

Coral Springs, Florida

(954) 510-7545


Runner's Depot – Heron Lakes Plaza

5679 Coral Ridge Drive

Coral Springs, FL 33076

(954) 575-2090


Off the Wall

4939 Coconut Creek Parkway

Coconut Creek, FL 33063

(954) 973-3031


Yoga Source

7422 Wiles Road

Coral Springs, FL 33067

(954) 340-0099


Pine Hollow Equestrian Center and Stables

6670 NW 82nd Terrace

Parkland, FL 33067

(954) 757-1119


Festival Flea Market Mall

2900 W. Sample Road

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

(954) 979-4555


Stylebuilt Construction, Inc.

3452 NW 27th Avenue

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

(954) 757-9030


Butters Construction & Development

6820 Lyons Technology Parkway, Suite 100

Coconut Creek, FL 33067

(954) 570-8111


SOUTH BROWARD



Bob's Automotive Service

10480 NW 50th Street

Sunrise, FL 33351

(954) 741-0020


My Gym

9775 W Broward Blvd.

Plantation, Florida 33324

(954) 382-0222