After living in Antigua, working as a nurse, and serving in the surrounding villages, founder, Shelby, created a non-profit organization called Pur[shoe]ing Joy. This organization collects used shoes in the United States and then hand-delivers them in Guatemala, with the hopes of creating opportunities for the Guatemalans. A pair of shoes gives the people of Guatemala the chance to walk through life, and to do it without the worries of infections in their feet, and it gives opportunities like being able to get a job, or going to school. With every Hazlo Handmade item that you purchase, we will give 10% to Pur[shoe]ing Joy.
To find out more, visit www.purshoeingjoy.org