Help Young Dancers By Donating Dancing Shoes

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In support of the home entertainment release of the heartwarming animated family adventure, Leap!, Lionsgate has partnered with the non-profit organization, FOOTLOOSE, to gather donations of new and gently used dance shoes to help aspiring dancers in need. On November 16th, from 6p-8p PST, Lionsgate will be hosting an event in which they will be presenting FOOTLOOSE with the shoe donations. I wanted to help support this social good project, by encouraging donations from my readers. If you have new or gently used dance shoes you are willing to donate, you'll find the address to send them to below. You can also follow along the donation event on social media via #LeapMovie and #LeapForFootloose


Everyone deserves the chance to put their best foot forward and dance! That's why I'm excited to help spread the word about this charity helping young dancers keep their toes tapping. Does your child have a pair of dancing shoes that they've outgrown? This is a great way to help budding dancers and clean out your closets at the same time.
Donations to FOOTLOOSE can be sent prior to November 16 to the address below:

Address For Donations

Leap Donations

c/o Lionsgate

5055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 840

Los Angeles, CA 90036

About Leap!



Featuring all-star voice talent led by Elle Fanning (Maleficent), alongside Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars) and Maddie Ziegler (The Book of Henry), with Mel Brooks (Spaceballs), featuring Carly Rae Jepsen (singer-songwriter of the hit song “Call Me Maybe”) and Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”), Leap! is a colorful and imaginative story about an orphan girl who is determined to follow her dream of becoming a ballerina. Filled with irresistible original music, Leap! features the hit track “Cut to the Feeling.”

Eleven-year-old orphan Félicie (Fanning) has one dream — to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend, Victor (Wolff), an imaginative, exuberant boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own — to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. But there’s a catch: Félicie must pretend to be the child of a wealthy family in order to gain admittance to the prestigious and competitive Opera Ballet School in Paris. And with no professional dance training, she quickly learns that talent alone is not enough to overcome the ruthless, conniving attitudes of her fellow classmates, led by the devious Camille Le Haut (Ziegler). Determined to succeed, Félicie finds her mentor in the tough and mysterious school custodian, Odette (Jepsen), who, along with Victor’s encouraging friendship, help her reach for the stars.

Leap! will be available on Digital November 7 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 21.

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FOOTLOOSE is a non-profit charitable organization that collects new and gently used dance shoes to donate to less fortunate aspiring dancers. FOOTLOOSE donates shoes to a variety of organizations. For more information to donate or receive shoes, visit http://www.footloosemission.com/
FOOTLOOSE was founded by Becca Duberman, a dancer and philanthropist, in 2010. Becca’s passion for dance and her compassion for children led to the creation of FOOTLOOSE. Like its movie namesake, FOOTLOOSE, the story of overcoming restrictions to dance, connects donors to needy recipients.

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Facebook-facebook.com/FootlooseMssn/ twitter.com/FootlooseMssn instagram.com/footloosemssn/
Send your donations soon, so the shoes arrive in time for the event and don't forget to check out Leap! on Digital November 7 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 21.

36 comments:

  1. I love this! My daughter owns a dance studio and this will be a great project for them. Thanks!

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  2. my grandaughter would love this,she loves to dance

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  3. my grandaughter would love to see this movie,,she takes dance classes

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  4. This movie looks adorable! We can't wait to see it!

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  5. Great idea to help out young dancers!

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  6. Unfortunately I don't have any.
    What a nice initiative.

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  7. We aren’t a family of dancers otherwise I would have gladly have given or asked around if I would have known! This is an awesome cause!! I’m SORRY I missed it!! I know this will be a GREAT success! Bless you for trying to help 🙏🏼🙏🏼

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  8. my grandaughter would love this,she loves to dance

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  9. Donating dancing shoes is an awesome idea for our world. WE can continue to encourage others to follow their dreams!

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  10. Looks like a very nice movie. Thanks for the review, hadn't heard about this one yet but can't wait to see it.

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  11. Oh, I bet Leap will be a classic movie. And I think dancing could really help young people build confidence, so donating to help them would be great.

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  12. I would love to comment but Im having issues

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  13. What a great organization, children grow so fast that this makes it so easy to donate nearly new shoes!

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  14. We've been wanting to watch this movie. Footloose sounds like a great organization.

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  15. I love the idea of donating dancing shoes. My granddaughters would love to see this movie as well.

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  16. This sounds like such a great cause! I know dance has meant a lot to my family. Id love to help others find that too.

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  17. I love this. Dance has been a part of my life and I believe everyone should have the chance to experience it.

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  18. This looks like such a good movie! I definitely need to get it for both of my daughters to watch together. :)

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  19. This is awesome! Can't wait to see the movie! Sorry I missed this

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  20. I remember seeing a preview for this movie on Project Runway. It seems like such a cute film.

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  21. I don’t have dancing shoes to donate, but I did share this on Facebook, hoping someone else might be able to help.

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  22. this is a cute movie. Our dance studio is promoting donations for dancers too.

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  23. I don't have any dancing shoes but I think the movie is cute!

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  24. The cover is very pretty it will makes some little girls happy

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  25. ilke the pic i rember as kid seeing nut craker ballet and wish could dance

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  26. Ballet shoes aren't cheap, and this is a great way to help those wanting to dance.

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  27. I have lupus...and five grande kids...tough eh?

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  28. I want to teach dance to all ages! well...in the next life maybe?

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  29. Oh--I love this and the cause involved! Dance is such a great way to foster creativity and confidence in young people!

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