Share Your Soles has accomplished so much since the beginning! We are honored to have been recognized or Awarded:


2017 University of St. Francis’s “Sister Clare Award”
2017 Etown’s “Achievement Award”
2015 “Red Cross Hero of the Year Nominee”
2014 Variety’s Power of Women “Woman of Originality Award”
2014 Professional Women’s Network’s “The Smart Chick for her Extraordinary
Professional Achievement”
2010 District 1-A Lion’s invaluable services as “Mid Year Forum Guest Speaker”
2010 Village of Palos Park’s “Green Earth Humanitarian Achievement Award”
2009 Foundation for Civilian Bravery “Service to Humanity Award”
2009 Sister City Organization’s “A World of Difference Award”
2009 Office of Governor Janice K. Brewer’s “Making the World a Difference Award”
2009 WGN’s “Someone You Should Know”
2006 “Chicagoan of the Year”
2004 New Alliance Haitian Church-Appreciation for her dedication, love and service to
the Haitian people
2003 WGN-TV and Harris Bank’s “Unsung Hero”
2003 Daughters of the American Revolution’s “Excellence in Community Service”
2003 Faith Ministries Community Church-Honored for “All her kindness and care”
2002 A Resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Chicago
Newsweek’s “Reader’s Choice Award”
Guidepost Magazine’s “Positive People”
South Town Newspaper’s “Queen of Sole”


Newspaper Articles

·         Joliet university bestows Sister Clare Award
·         A Shoo-in

Radio Stories


YouTube Videos

·         Meet Mona Purdy 2011
·         Share Your Soles 20009
·         Share Your Soles in Haiti 2011
·         WYCC PBS Chicago 2015
·         Hi Frequency 2013
·         Indian Reservation 2010
·         SYS 2009
·         Rose Paving 2017
·         Citizenship Hero 2015
·         Everyone Deserves Shoes 2010
·         Haiti 2012
·         Annual 5/10k 2010  Share Your Soles Fourth Annual 5/10k Run and 5k Walk