Our 3rd Annual Kids Shoe Drive

The 2018 KIDS SHOE DRIVE begins #GivingTuesday, November 27 and runs thru Monday December 3

Only NEW kid's shoes  -  WATCH FOR SALES!

Last year's Kids Shoe Drive brought in 440 pair. 

Our goal this year is to exceed 750 PAIR!

Drop off locations


Lowell Public Library 

with the GFWC - Lowell Women's Club

1505 E Commercial Ave

M-Th  9am - 8pm

Fri-Sat  9am - 5pm

Closed Sunday


Hoosier Insurance Agency

2301 Cline Ave - Suite 109

M-F  9am - 5pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Region Ale Tap House

1080 US 41

Mon-Thur  11:30am - 11:30pm

Fri-Sat  11:30am - 1am

Sunday 11am - 11pm


Strack and Van Til

1836 Calumet Ave

Daily 6am - 11pm

East Chicago

Strack and Van Til

4725 Indianapolis Blvd

Daily  6am - 11pm

St John

Lake Central High School 

with LCHS Interact Club

8400 Wicker Ave

During normal school hours


House of Pizza

7008 Indianapolis Blvd

Sun-Thurs  11am - 10pm

Fri-Sat  11am - 11pm


Strack and Van Til

12 Ridge Rd

Daily  6am - 11pm

Cedar Lake

Illiana Heating and Cooling

11407 Wicker Ave

M-F  8am - 4:30pm

Closed Saturday and Sunda

Strack and Van Til

9605 Lincoln Plaza

Daily   6am - 10pm


Dunhill Cleaners

8746 Kennedy Ave

M-F  7am - 6pm

Sat  9am - 3pm

Closed Sunday


Plastic Line Manufacturing

9070 Louisiana St

M-F  8am - 4:30pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Crown Point

Strack and Van Til 

200 W Fransican Dr

Daily  6am - 10pm


Aurelio's Pizza

112 E Ridge Rd

Sun-Thurs  11am - 9pm

Fri-Sat  11am - 10pm


Pop's Beef

1419 Joliet St

Daily  11am - 9pm


Centier Bank

4883 Broadway

M-Thur  9am - 4pm

Fri  9am - 5pm

Sat  9am - noon

Closed Sunday


Strack and Van Til

999 W Old Ridge Rd

Daily  6am - Midnight

This big stand-up sign will start appearing at a business near you around Thanksgiving

Be sure to thank your local community-minded business for participating.  

Past Events

charity fundraising event non profit organizations

Annual Benefit Bowling Blast! 2018

Yes, the Bluez Brothers were there, helping make this event a huge success!

sisterhood chapter buns care 
recycle electronics
pre-k preschool free
learning kit

The Sisterhood at Reder Park

The ladies of the Charity's Sisterhood Chapter provided games and prizes for preschool age children at 2018's National Night Out at Schererville's Reder Park. They created a lot of interest in their free PreK at Home Program, as well as their recycle fundraising program.