Kick’n It For A Cause

Kick ‘N It for a Cause, Inc.  (“KIC”) is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions to KIC are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.”


Kick’n it For a Cause utilizes sneakers as a vehicle to break down social barriers and bring people together. Our efforts are designed to connect to people through the love of sneakers and pop-culture with the goal of igniting important conversations that address and impact important social issues. Through our digital media platform and our community events, donors get to experience the impact of their generous donations. Click the links below and see for yourself!

Proceeds of the Kick’n It For a Cause Foundation benefit the following:

  • Providing Sneakers for people in need

    Kick’n It For A Cause Cease Fire: An annual “shoeraiser” campaign, that asks people to provide their new or gently worn sneakers for those in need. In 2017, the Kick’n It For a Cause: Cease Fire Campaign, raised over 30,000 sneakers for the Republic of Congo and Rwanda to fight the spread of deadly diseases spread through contaminated soil due to the lack of proper of proper footwear. In 2018, our goal is to raise 100,000 sneakers and $100,000. 10% of the proceeds will be provided to underserved communities in the United States.

Media: Feature on ABC

  • Providing Educational resources for undeserved youth

Sneaker Essentials: Kick’n It For a Cause has partnered with Yellowbrick and the Fashion Institute of Technology to create an educational platform designed to introduce people to careers in the sneaker industry. Scholarships are available through Kick’n It For a Cause for underserved youth. For more information click here.

Media: Official Launch with Complex Network

Other Events Include: Bookbag Drives


  •  We would like to host Kick’n It For a Cause Fundraising events in 12 cities in 2018-2019. Help us reach our goal and impact lives through the love of sneakers by donating here.
  •  Corporate Sponsors/Donor please contact:

Corporate Sponsorship Information Available Upon Request

Kick'n it For a Cause: Cease Fire Featuring COSeezy and Stephen Curry


Want to join the Cause? Donations are accepted: click the picture link