Our Charity Partners

Sandy Feet Events seeks to leave footprints that are light on the earth but big in our communities. One way we do this is by partnering with organizations that focus on building a sustainable future. Contact us to become a Sandy Feet Events charity partner or to find out how we can help with your event: info@sandyfeetevents.com


Gerson Institute

About Gerson: The Gerson Institute is a non-profit organization in San Diego, California, dedicated to providing education and training in the Gerson Therapy, an alternative, non-toxic treatment for cancer and other chronic degenerative diseases. We train and license medical professionals and clinics to ensure that patients following the Therapy receive true Gerson care. We provide support to individuals and their families who are following the Therapy, and we educate people around the world, empowering them to take charge of their own health and well-being.

Help support this project: CLICK HERE

For Your Efforts: If you Run for Real Healing, we want to say thank you for supporting our work. Runners who raise $75 or more will receive a Gerson t-shirt. Runners who raise over $250 will be invited to the Institute for a Gerson lunch and an introduction to the Therapy.

Please email Mika (Mikhaela Payden-Travers, Development Coordinator – mpaydentravers@gerson.org) so we know your donation is from Sandyfeet!


San Diego Renewable Energy Society

About them: SDRS is dedicated to increasing the intelligent use of renewable and sustainable energy technologies in San Diego County. This nonprofit membership organization is the San Diego County regional chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. Our biggest project is the Junior Solar Sprint.

Help support this project: CLICK HERE

For Your Efforts: Raise $500 for SDRES and earn free shoes and eco-friendly clothing.


San Diego Roots

About them: San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project is a network of citizens, farmers, chefs, gardeners, teachers, and students working to encourage the growth and consumption of regional food. “From farm to fork,” they focus awareness and work toward a more ecologically sound, economically viable and socially just food system in San Diego

Help support this project: CLICK HERE

For your efforts: Raise $500 for SD Roots and earn free shoes from Road Runner Sports.


The Venus Project

About them: The Venus Project is an organization that proposes a feasible plan of action for social change, one that works towards a peaceful and sustainable global civilization. It outlines an alternative to strive toward where human rights are no longer paper proclamations but a way of life.

Help support this project: CLICK HERE


GAIO – ghana africa international operations

About them: GAIO was started by one woman to help bridge the world through communication & education. We are committed to improving literacy & education in Africa and our first project is to finish building a modern Library to improve the lives & futures of the children of Akwatia, Ghana.

Help support this project: CLICK HERE


Jeans for Justice

About them: Jeans for Justice uses art, fashion, and fitness as vehicles for social change and prevention of sexual violence.

Help support this project: CLICK HERE

For your efforts: Earn incentives for Justice for raising funds.

Projects we’re proud of:

  • 2011 Junior Solar Sprint: This model solar car competition for middle school students put on by the San Diego Renewable Energy Society inspires kids from all areas to think outside the box. This event has not happened yet but we started raising funds at the 2011 San Diego Resolution Run 5K and 15K in January.
  • Shepherds Junior Primary Solar Project: This 2008 project with help from Helvetic Solar provided electricity for Shepherds Junior Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania, increasing security with lighting, and allowing computer use.
  • Sustainable volunteer hostel: Completed in 2009, the Arusha, Tanzania volunteer house was developed to help house volunteers working on local projects, and raise funds for energy projects in Arusha.
  • Tumaini Children’s Village Biogas Conversion Tank: Going on in 2010, the biogas project will proved equipment for turning bio-waste into clean energy for cooking. Tumaini Children’s Village provides a family-style environment for orphaned children in Tanzania.