ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sneakers4Funds a subsidiary of the largest shoe drive fundraising company in North America, Funds2Orgs, announces Heather Hackett has joined the organization in a newly created position, Vice President and General Manager, ACTIVE.
Hackett has the responsibility of building out the brand and business development activities. Sneakers4Funds partners with schools, sports teams, and mud run organizations, in particular, collecting gently worn, used and new athletic shoes to help groups seeking to raise money and make a global social impact.
"Our entire team is excited to have Heather join us as we continue to grow our brands exponentially. Heather brings her energy and knowledge of the adult and youth sports market to Sneakers4Funds. She also brings experience with public and private partnerships and community engagement events, which is critical to our work. The experience will be particularly helpful as we continue to gain market share and demonstrate that our customer support, resources, and innovation are dominant in the fundraising industry," said Wayne Elsey, Founder & CEO, Elsey Enterprises, which include Sneakers4Funds and Funds2Orgs.
Hackett observed, "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to join Sneakers4Funds and lead the efforts to grow and develop the brand. I believe that schools, sports teams, mud run groups and others will find that the three-part success formula – collect athletic shoes and raise money, help people in developing nations with sneakers and trainers, and support the environment – are a potent blueprint. This type of fundraising is unique, creative and exciting and helps all of our partners engage with their supporters and their broader communities in a fun, fresh and dynamic way."
Sneakers4Funds and its parent company continue to expand and dominate market share because of their exceptional customer service and unique value proposition with resources and support.
Sneakers4Funds is a division of Funds2Orgs. Funds2Orgs is the leading shoe drive fundraising company in North America. Sneakers4Funds focuses specifically on athletic shoe fundraising for schools, PTA/PTO organizations, sports teams, and mud run groups. Sneakers4Funds works with partners and helps them raise money in an easy, new and innovate way. Additionally, Sneakers4Funds works globally in partnership with micro-entrepreneurs in developing nations. The footwear collected during Sneakers4Funds athletic shoe drives become inventory for micro-entrepreneurs seeking economic opportunity and sell the shoes in their local communities. Sneakers4Funds also offers partners and their local communities a socially responsible way to support a great cause.
Yvonne Keller, Vice President, Operations
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