WaterStep: Turning Shoes Into Water

Donate Shoes at the Mini Marathon Expo or at the Finish Line .

Donate shoes to help save lives!

Make your steps count for more with WaterStep.

Every day thousands of people around the world die because of preventable water-borne diseases.

WaterStep empowers volunteers and humanitarian professionals with the ability to assist communities with sustainable water solutions, from delivering safe water to developing countries to providing water for disaster relief and emergency contigency plans in local communities.

Recognition of WaterStep’s work includes:

  • Entrepreneur of the Year (Ernst and Young)
  • Non-Profit of the Year (Business First)
  • New Faces of Philanthropy (Community Foundation of Louisville)

Donate a pair of new or gently used shoes at the Running Wild Expo or during the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon for your chance to make a life-saving difference.