Teresa Hucko, Director of Missions and Volunteer Relations for Samaritan’s Feet, was working out final details to take a group of 13 to the mission field of the Secunderabad area of India. They would be washing feet and delivering shoes to about 100 women but she still needed local [...]
Below is the second part of the journey of Bruce Bodman (Director of Logistics & Supply Chain for Samaritan’s Feet), from his perspective, of his trip around Africa to build relationships and plan shoe distributions and other mission projects. Read the first part here.
I arrived in Ethiopia near the [...]
Below is the journey of Bruce Bodman (Director of Logistics & Supply Chain for Samaritan’s Feet), from his perspective, of his current journey around Africa to build relationships and plan shoe distributions and other mission projects.
I began my journey in Kamapala, Uganda. Pastor Solomon Mwesige, our driver, and I [...]
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Throughout January and February we have had over 30 head coaches (plus dozens of assistant coaches) go barefoot while coaching games in North Dakota and Minnesota. High school and college coaches went barefoot in a variety of sports to raise awareness for Samaritan’s Feet and the need for shoes [...]
In 2013 alone, Samaritan’s Feet International gave away 1,093,846 pairs of shoes to needy children and adults around the world. This includes distributing almost 57,000 pairs of shoes within the United States with the remaining amount spread across 38 countries.
We couldn’t have done it without you!
Burundi, Honduras, and South [...]
It’s 2014 in Brazil and that means it’s time for football! And while the World Cup isn’t until June, American Football Without Barriers has arrived in Rio De Janeiro to spread football to underprivileged communities with a humanitarian message helping to globalize the sport of American Football. Samaritan’s Feet is honored to [...]
On our first day, we distributed shoes to about 25 pastors. Some traveled over 100 miles just to receive them and many didn’t even know how to tie shoes. They danced and joked about running fast afterwards. We listened to their testimonies of being the first pastors in remote [...]
The National Day of Service shoe distribution in Birmingham, Alabama was a great event and great way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Day of Service. Approximately 200 children received shoes on January 20, 2014 at the event which was hosted at the A.G. Gaston Boys & [...]
History was made once again in Arkansas with Coach Austin “Barefoot” Bivens (Providence Academy) taking off his shoes and becoming the first Arkansas boys high school basketball coach to go barefoot for Samaritan’s Feet!
We are so thankful to Coach Bivens and the Providence Academy family for embracing our cause! Funds [...]