The Nike Grind program collects old athletic shoes (not just Nikes) and uses them to make basketball courts, tennis courts, and playgrounds.
Boulder, Colorado: One World Running sends gently used athletic shoes to developing nations.
Upper Peninsula, Michigan: Heart and Sole distributes athletic shoes to people in their community.
Nashville, Tennessee: Soles4Souls has dropoff locations throughout the country. Just type in your zip code to see if there’s one near you!
Check the suit page of this site if you have shoes that are in good shape and appropriate for job interviews.