Sal's Shoes winter footwear alongside winter clothing was distributed at orphanages in the Ukraine in October and November 2016. 0-5yr olds received slippers and winter boots and 7-16 yr olds received trainers and winter boots.
In November 2017 Sal's Shoes winter footwear and slippers found new feet at an orphanage in Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine, where all the children have special needs ❄️
In May 2018, we found new feet in Donetsk Oblast, eastern Ukraine 🇺🇦
In September 2018, Sal’s Shoes were finding their new feet in the Donbass region of Ukraine 🇺🇦
In October 2018, the winter footwear from Antrim Primary School, Bangor Independent School, Carisbrooke Church of England Primary School, Gidea Park College, Gorseybrigg Primary School & Nursery, Great Waldingfield Church of England Primary School, St Andrew's Church of England Primary and Nursery School, St Bartholomew’s Primary Academy, St Edmund Campion School, St Francis Church of England Aided Primary School and Nursery, St John’s CE Primary Academy, St Nicholas C of E Primary School, Smallwood Primary School & Language Unit, Spratton Hall School, Stanley Primary School and Theydon Bois Primary School set off to warm young feet this upcoming winter in Ukraine 🇺🇦
Donbas is a historical, cultural, and economic region in eastern Ukraine 🇺🇦. The War in Donbas is an armed conflict in the region which began in April 2014. It’s estimated there have been more than 10,000 civilian casualties and 1.6 million people have been internally displaced as a result.
In November 2018, your Sal’s Shoes were distributed by the military to children in the region affected by the war.
January is the coldest month in The Ukraine 🇺🇦 with daytime temperatures usually around 0°C, but in some cases winter months can be much colder with temperatures far below zero and lower and strong, cold northeasterly winds, called Bora. This past winter your Sal’s Shoes winter footwear helped to keep a lot of new feet warm 👣