FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONs

Q. WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS?
A. THIS IS A POP-UP ART SHOW TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS AND SUPPORT FAMILIES IN NEED. STARTS WITH ARTS FOUNDATION HAS TEAMED UP WITH VANS, TOPO CHICO, AND THE IMPERIAL VALLEY MALL TO RAISE FUNDS AND PROVIDE SHOES FOR BORDER KINDNESS. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BORDER KINDNESS CHECK OUT THEIR WEBSITE AT BORDERKINDNESS.ORG

Q. MY KIDS AREN’T IN THE 9-17 AGE RANGE, CAN THEY STILL PARTICIPATE?
A. YES, ABSOLUTELY! THE 9-17 AGE RANGE IS RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE PAINTING SHOES ONLY. WE WILL HAVE OTHER WAYS KIDS CAN PARTICIPATE. PLEASE NOTE OUR 2:00 SLOT IS OPEN TO ALL AGES

Q. CAN WE BRING OUR OWN SHOES TO PAINT AND DONATE?
A. YES, WE ARE ACCEPTING OPEN DONATIONS FOR SHOES AND MONETARY SUPPORT

Q. DO MY KIDS GET TO TAKE THE SHOES HOME THAT THEY PAINTED?
A. NO, THIS IS A PAINTING PROJECT WITH SHOES GOING DIRECTLY TO KIDS IN OUR BORDER REGION SHELTERS

Q. WHAT ARE THE RULES?
A. SEE BELOW

Q. HOW CAN I DONATE?
A. VISIT OUR DONATE PAGE TO DONATE ONLINE - ON DAY OF SHOW WE WILL BE ACCEPTING ALL FORMS OF PAYMENTS - PERSONAL AND BUSINESS CHECKS TO BE WRITTEN TO STARTS WITH ARTS FOUNDATION. STARTS WITH ARTS FOUNDATION IN A 501(C)(3) PUBLIC CHARITY. ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

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SHOE PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS / RULES

JOIN US SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH AT IMPERIAL VALLEY MALL | US AS A COMMUNITY ARE PAINTING KIDS SHOES THAT WILL BE DONATED TO OUR MOST VULNERABLE NEIGHBORS IN OUR BORDER REGION. BE A PART OF WHAT MAKES THE IMPERIAL VALLEY SPECIAL. STAND UP AND SUPPORT THOSE NEIGHBORS IN A TIME OF NEED.

  • KIDS AGES 9 - 17 YRS OLD*

  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

  • ALL SHOES PAINTED PROPERTY OF STARTS WITH ARTS FOUNDATION

  • 1 PAIR OF SHOES PER PARTICIPANT

  • SHOES MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN THE 1HOUR 30MIN TIMED SESSION

*ONE SESSION WILL BE ALL AGES - 2:00PM