The

Miami

Shoebox Project

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This chapter is currently seeking a local coordinator. If you are interested in applying, please click here for more information.

Thank You for Your Support

Thank you to everyone who supported our Shoebox Holiday Drive in 2021!

We are so grateful that we were able to provide gifts and brighten the holidays for local women impacted by homelessness!

The drive is now over until next holiday season, but you can support our efforts all year long!

Here's how you can support us in the off-season:

100% of your donation will go toward purchasing gift cards and essentials for local women impacted by homelessness.

Thank You for Your Support

Thank you to everyone who supported our Shoebox Holiday Drive in 2021! We are so grateful that we were able to provide gifts and brighten the holidays for local women impacted by homelessness!

The drive is now over until next holiday season, but you can support our efforts all year long!

Here's how you can help in the off-season:

We're Seeking Volunteers!

Social Media Coordinator
Develop, implement and manage your local  chapter’s social media plan across various platforms.
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Age suitability: 18+

Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator
Build community awareness and support of The Shoebox Project mission, your local chapter & chapter goals through various community outlets means such as local event calendars, local news/media outlets, public officials, and local personalities.
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Age suitability: 18+

Shoebox Inspections and Distribution Coordinator
Manage a team of volunteers in organizing the inspection of Shoeboxes and coordinate plan for distribution  of Shoeboxes.
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Age suitability: 9 - 99+

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We're Seeking Volunteers!

Shoebox Inspection Support
Work closely with other volunteers to assist in ensuring that each Shoebox donated is inspected, sealed and ready for delivery.
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Age suitability: 15+

Shoebox Inspections and Distribution Coordinator
Manage a team of volunteers in organizing the inspection of Shoeboxes and coordinate plan for distribution  of Shoeboxes.
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Age suitability: 18+

Fundraising Support
Help the team implement fundraising initiatives by supporting various event logistics and other fundraising activities.
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Age suitability: 15+

School Outreach Coordinator
Reach out to and form relationships with local primary, secondary & post-secondary schools/clubs to spread awareness and gain interest and support for your chapter goals. Help facilitate school Shoebox drives, item donation collection and notecard writing and for larger chapters lead school ambassador team in coordinating these school events.
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Age suitability: 18+

Note Card Writer
Creating personalized note cards for each Shoebox gift to ensure each recipient has a note of support along with her gift.
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Age suitability: 9 - 99+

Homelessness in

Miami

3,526

In 2018, there were 3,526 people experiencing homelessness in Miami-Dade County. 1,030 were unsheltered.

40%

A 2018 point-in-time survey indicated that about 40% of people experiencing homelessness in Miami-Dade County had a disability, including a mental health, substance abuse and/or physical disability.

2 out of 3

​Of 212 cases prosecuted in Miami-Dade County between mid-January and mid-August 2018, at least two-thirds involved a homeless defendant.

Our Shoeboxes Go to Women At the Following Agencies...

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