FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia, PA, Monday, November 15, 2021- Change Our Future, a non-profit seeking to empower youth through education, advocacy, and developmental programs, presents Art & Sole: Sneaker Ball Toy Drive hosted by Founders Super Bowl LII Champion Rodney McLeod Jr. and Erika McLeod, taking place on Monday, December 6, from 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. at the Arts Ballroom, located on 1324 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA. The features of this highly anticipated fundraising gala celebration include a two-story venue transformed into sneaker heaven, a silent and live auction, live music, several interactive stations, and the opportunity to support a worthy cause for youth by biding on some of the most sought out sneakers in the world.
Rodney McLeod Jr., Co-Founder of Change Our Future says, “Our Sneaker Ball fundraiser will be a pivotal moment since our foundation’s inception. This annual event will not only educate our guest on the positive impact our programs have on the community, but also allow them to connect with our overall mission to empower youth.”
Featuring a one-of-a-kind pop-up sneaker museum showcasing some of the rarest, classic, and exclusive sneakers donated by local boutiques, this annual fundraising event celebrating sneaker culture will set the tone for the foundation’s annual 12 Days of Christmas Campaign. The gala will include a curated chef expedition where Sneaker Ball attendees will indulge in delectable cuisine paired with specialty cocktails. The Taste of Philadelphia experience will feature some of Philadelphia’s well-known chefs and up-and-coming local tastemakers. The live and silent auction will include more than $100,000 worth of memorabilia, including Jack Daniels sneakers, a Breakfast at Tiffany’s experience, a W Hotel spa package, Acro lessons, a Patron experience, and more.
“Change Our Future focuses on advancing underserved communities with educational services and programs,” comments Erika McLeod, Co-Founder of Change Our Future. “We are excited to be able to share the continuous momentum and the growth of the foundation with our community partners at the Sneaker Ball event.”