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Inspired by the nonprofit "The Shoe That Grows", redesigned as the most functional, durable, and FUN footwear for your family! Now in stock and shipping!
Inspired by the nonprofit "The Shoe That Grows", redesigned as the most functional, durable, and FUN footwear for your family! Now in stock and shipping!
972 backers pledged $81,463 to help bring this project to life.
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    YOU'RE THE BEST!

    We love you and will keep you updated as we get awesome shoes to incredible kids all around the world! And give us your address for a personalized thank you note from Kenton and Andrew.

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    1 Pair - Early Bird!

    FREE SHIPPING to the US and reduced international shipping.

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $11!

    Be among the first in the world to get a pair of Expandals. Get a pair in the size and color of your choice (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color selection).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    1 Pair - Kickstarter Special!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $5!

    1 pair of Expandals in the size/color of your choice! (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color selection)

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Est. retail value: $120, you save $35!

    Two pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Est. retail value: $240, you save $61!

    Four pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Ten Pack - Early Bird!

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    Est. retail value: $600, you save $175!

    Ten pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Hang out in Idaho!

    Come to Idaho and hang out with Kenton, Andrew and the Shoe Crew.

    We'll find a day that works great for you to fly into Boise and spend the day with our team. We'll give you a tour of our facility and tell you our story firsthand. We'll show you every iteration of our footwear and share with you our vision for both GroFive and our nonprofit program - The Shoe That Grows!

    Your $1,000 pledge covers the cost of one night's hotel and meals while you are here, with you covering the cost of travel.

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    Travel to Haiti with The Shoe That Grows

    Join our 2019 summer trip to Haiti. Except for Kenya, more pairs of "The Shoe That Grows" are distributed in Haiti than any other country in the world. Experience Haitian culture while putting shoes on kids in need. Visit the factory that is making "The Shoe That Grows" in Haiti. Get to know members of the nonprofit "The Shoe That Grows" and see firsthand how the idea for "Expandals" was born. Especially if you haven't visited Haiti before, this is an experience you will never forget.

    Your pledge covers entire trip cost including travel and accommodations for approximately 7 days assuming flights from Continental US. Travel dates are still being set. Should the travel dates not work for you, your pledge will be refundable.

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    Travel to Kenya with the Founder

    Travel and hang out with our Founder, Kenton Lee to the place where it all began. In the fall of 2019 a group will visit Nairobi where the idea for a growing shoe came to Kenton while living and working at an AIDS orphanage. You will experience Kenyan culture, put "The Shoe That Grows" on the feet of children in need, visit the factory that produces our African-made shoes, experience a Kenyan safari, and spend time with Japheth, our first Kenyan team member.

    Your pledge covers entire trip cost including travel and accommodations for 10 days. Travel dates are still being set. Should the travel dates not work for you, your pledge will be refundable.

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    Give a Pair to a Child in Ethiopia

    Whether you reserve a pair or not, help us get more pairs to kids in need!

    Every $15 pledged provides a pair. The result - years of comfort and protection along with the pride that comes from receiving their own new pair of sandals.

    Pairs given are made by local Ethiopian shoe makers and will be distributed to children in need near our factory location in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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    1 Pair - VIP Launch Day Special!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $22!

    For our earliest supporters only on the day we launch. Be the first to support and the first to receive these incredible sandals!

    We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice.

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    1 Pair - Launch Special!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $21!

    As an early supporter, we've got a great deal for you! 1 pair of Expandals in the size/color of your choice (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    1 Pair - Super Early Bird!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $20!

    The early bird gets a great deal! Get a pair in the size and color of your choice (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color selection).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    1 Pair - Super Early Bird!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $20!

    The early bird gets a great deal! Get a pair in the size and color of your choice (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color selection).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    1 Pair - Early Bird!

    Est. retail value: $60, you save $11!

    Be among the first in the world to get a pair of Expandals. Get a pair in the size and color of your choice (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color selection).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Two Pack

    Est. retail value: $120, you save $44!

    Two pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Two Pack

    Est. retail value: $120, you save $41!

    Two pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Two Pack

    Est. retail value: $120, you save $44!

    Two pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

    CHOOSE YOUR GIVE BACK!

    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Four Pack

    Est. retail value: $240, you save $90!

    Four pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Four Pack

    Est. retail value: $240, you save $85!

    Four pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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    Ten Pack

    Est. retail value: $600, you save $225!

    Ten pairs, any size, any color (We'll email you after the campaign to get your size and color choice).

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    Add $$ to your pledge to help us distribute more pairs of growing footwear! Donated pairs are made by Ethiopian shoemakers and given to children in need living locally near the factory. Every $15 provides another pair!

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