FAQs

What is Best Foot Forward?    Best Foot Forward is a charitable organization that collects shoes, boots and other footwear for donation to orphan children in Maai Mahiu, Kenya. With your help, Best Foot Forward collects used footwear from Calgary families and distributes it to needy orphans in Kenya in partnership with Naomi’s Village, a Kenyan charity.

What is Naomi’s Village?    Naomi’s Village is a registered Kenyan charity – an orphanage that provides shelter, education, health care, clothing and nutrition to children who have lost their parents due to AIDS, disasters, accidents and violence. In addition to caring for orphaned children, Naomi’s Village is involved in several large community development projects focusing on primary and secondary education, clean water, social services, and health care. For more on Naomi’s Village, please click here

Does Best Foot Forward accept monetary donations?    No, Best Foot Forward does not currently accept monetary donations. We just want your shoes! However, you can make a tax-deductible donation to Naomi’s Village at click here

How can I get in touch with someone at Best Foot Forward?    You can email Alex or Bronwyn at forwardbestfoot@gmail.com