Industry News 3/24/2014

SUPPORT: Peach's Neet Feet is Ryan Sheckler's 2nd Be the Change Winner

Peach's Neet Feet is Ryan Sheckler's 2nd Be the Change Winner
Professional Skateboarder and Philanthropist, Ryan Sheckler started The Sheckler Foundation six years ago to help injured action sports athletes and children in need.

Press Release from Master Plan Communications

March 24, 2014 (San Clemente, CA) – The votes are in and the people have chosen Peach’s Neet Feet as Ryan Sheckler’s 2014 “Be the Change” winner. Having gained the most votes, Peach’s Neet Feet will receive support from the Sheckler Foundation, which includes funding up to $10,000 so Peach’s Neet Feet can further touch the lives of children living with serious disabilities/illnesses.

Sheckler Foundation’s CEO and Director, Gretchen Sheckler-Hachee says, “On behalf of the foundation, I would like to personally thank everyone who participated in this initiative. From those who entered, voted and supported our ‘Be the Change’ initiative, we could not have done this without your help! We look forward to working with Peach’s Neet Feet to help them continue touching the lives of children.”
 
Peach’s Neet Feet donates custom, hand-painted shoes to touch the lives of children living with serious, lifelong disabilities/illnesses. Each pair of shoes, embedded with artwork is tailored and custom-made to have significant meaning to the child. With sponsors like Vans, Foot Locker and Deco Art, Peach’s Neet Feet have donated hundreds of hand-painted, custom shoes to children since starting in 2011.

Ryan Sheckler’s “Be the Change” initiative was created to help injured action sports athletes and children in need. Since starting in 2008, the Sheckler Foundation has been paying it forward to helping numerous individuals and causes. For additional info on The Sheckler Foundation, stay tuned to, facebook.com/shecklerfoundation, LinkedIn and follow @SheckFoundation on Twitter and @ShecklerFoundation on Instagram. 

About The Sheckler Foundation:
Founded in 2008, The Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back to the community and industry that they are so grateful for.  Fueled by the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, The Sheckler Foundation will produce fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. Our ultimate goal is to empower our community to “Be the Change!”