"Taking steps to help children walk in their community on an equal footing.

Bartlesville, Oklahoma area non-profit organization that donates new socks and shoes to children of low-income families. 

About Us

How We're Helping

We are a Bartlesville area non-profit organization  helping children of low- income families in our community.  We focus on their needs by blessing them with new socks and properly fitting shoes. Our hope is, this will give confidence and the knowledge that they are an important member of our community.

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers, organizations, businesses and other donations to help us make our  given vision a reality. All donations are tax- deductable.

Thank You

Whether you have helped through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. First Step Shoes non-profit Ministry is changing childrens lives in our community. 

Common Q & A

Do you accept used shoes?

We only accept new socks and shoes. Please "Contact Us" for a drop off location near you or other ways to donate.

Yes, new shoes do help childern to run faster and jump higher. 

How can I get shoes for a child?

Please "Contact Us"  and we will be honored to make arrangments via one of our pick up locations. 

Are donations tax deductable?

First Step Shoes is a fiscal sponsorship fund with Bartlesville Community Foundation, a 501 C 3 non-profit organization.  Donations are tax deductible within the rules established by the IRS.


Phone (918) 337-2287 

Contact Us

Need shoes? Want to donate? Questions? Locations?

First Step Shoe Ministry

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

(918) 440-2684 or (918) 214-6450