Bootstraps provides homeless individuals in need of steel toe boots required for employment. Individuals in need are typically referred through Mary’s Kitchen, an organization that provides food and services to the homeless in Orange County. Boots are purchased and provided to the individual through Mary’s kitchen.
A tangible benefit to those we serve is the ability to get work at a position requiring this type of boot. The intangible benefit is providing the pride and confidence needed to be prepared for the interview.
During the 2015-2016 year, 12 pairs of boots were distributed.