Got shoes? Help fundraise for Greyhound Adoption

Got Shoes?
“Wanted: Gently worn, used or new women’s, men’s and kids’ shoes (boots, sandals, sneakers, heels, flats, etc.).  Clean out your closet and ask friends/co-workers/neighbors too.
Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption is aiming to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes to raise $1,000 or more for Jackie’s Fund for Injured Greyhounds.  Shoes will be donated to impoverished people in developing nations for micro-enterprises through Funds2Orgs and WoofTrax Shoes for Shelters.
Collection ends May 14.  For questions or to arrange pick-up call 520- 955-7421 or email
Drop-off locations:
Birdhouse Yarns, 2540 E. 6th Street, 85716
Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center, 7313 E Tanque Verde Rd, 85715
Cañada Hills Animal Hospital,10590 N La Cañada Dr., 85737 (Oro Valley)
Dirty Dawgs Self-Serve Dog Wash, 3055 N. Campbell Ave., #133, 85719
Ignite Fitness, 2901 N. Swan Road, #101, 85712
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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).