Our Board of Directors

Laces of Love is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and run by a great team of dedicated volunteers.  There are NO paid staff.

2018 Board of Directors

    • Jeanne Nealon, President & Co-Founder
    • Vi Steffan, Vice President
    • Bette Russo, Vice President
    • Susan Warren, Secretary/Treasurer & Co-Founder
    • Linda Carroll
    • Jennifer Herwig
    • Shannan Jacoby
    • Geralyn Krout
    • Christie Lampe
    • Julie McLeod
    • Judith Gangi Santos
    • Patti Spicer
    • Lori Stockham
    • Ryan Ulrich

2018-2019 Advisory Board

  • Mary Myrmo, Co-Founder
  • Dusti & Jerry Beaubien
  • Hope Cliff
  • Terresa Myrmo Gomes
  • Larry Hammond
  • Gene Nara
  • Donald Nealon
  • Megan Cook Vincent

2017 Annual Report

 

Collier County Schools
Shoes Sport Shoes IRMA Relief Total
Elementary Schools 2,723 806 3,529
Middle Schools 592 42 38 672
High Schools 609 218 4 831
Other Agencies 3,232 130 1,225 4,587
Totals 7,156 390 2,073 9,619

Other Agencies Collier County: Baby Basics, Big Brother Big Sisters, CAC, Childer Home Society Day Care, David Lawerence, Dress for Success, Eva’s Closet, Friends of Foster Children Forever, Fun Time Nursery Naples, Garguilo Farms, Golden Gate Community Center, Golden Gate Parks and Recreation, Guadalupe Center, Guardian Ad Litem Collier, Helps Outreach Naples, Immokall Child Care, Immokalee Parks and Recreation, Migrant Center Immokalee, Naples New Horizons, New Beginnings Immokalee, Outreach Homeless Laison, Shelter for Abused Women, Special Olympics Collier, St. Matthew’s House, Well Fit Girls, YMCA Naples

 

Lee County Schools
Shoes Sport Shoes IRMA Relief Total
Elementary Schools 1,044 66 1,110
Middle Schools 463 42 38 672
High Schools 181 218 4 831
Lee Co District Office * 181 218 4 831
Other Agencies 1,003 130 1,225 4,587
Special Project with
US Sugar / Hendry &
Glade Counties
181 218 4 831
Totals 6,312 390 2,073 9,619

* Lee County School District Office distribute to schools as needed

Other Agencies Lee County: ACT Shelter Lee, Cafe of Life, Eva’s Closet, Foster Care Lee, Homeless Laison, Our Mother’s Home, Guardian Ad Litem, Marcy Raylor RN, New Horizons Super Kid Reading Camp, PACE Lee

Grand Total: 17,490

 

2017 Financial Report
Income Expenses
Donations* $183,978.53 Shoes $146,782.11
2017 Concert $45,079.71 Sport Shoes $5,203.38
2017 Annual Letter $7,174.00 Socks $307.48
Interest $771.72 All Fundraising ** $14,053.45
Operations*** $29,594.20
Total Income: $237,003.96 Total Expenses: $181,887.17
Net Operating Income: $55,116.79

* We are trilled to receive monetary donations throughout the year and numerous donations at year end every year. We also receive donations of new shoes, which are not included here. There are included in our 990 which is available on Charity Navigator.

** Includes all 2017 fundraising expenses plus expenses in 2018 such as 2018 Concert Save the Date postcards and other 2018 Concert down payments.

*** Operations = Fees (State of Florida), insurance (Liability & D & O), web page hosting & updates, publishing Jeanne’s book, marketing (shoe cutout brochures, thank you notes, shoe key chains, posters, banner, etc.), storage expense, annual letter, postage.