About Us

Our Mission

To  provide extended-size athletic shoes, adult size 12 and larger, to  economically disadvantaged Middle and High School students for  participation in sports activities that help develop life skills.

Our History, Our Founder - Renee Prince Armstrong

Renee graduated from Notre Dame College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. While working as an Analyst and IT Consultant with KeyCorp, she earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Baldwin Wallace University.


After retiring and relocating from Northeast Ohio to Central Florida, Renee spent her free time chasing her grandsons and supporting local charitable organizations.  While volunteering with the Seminole County Public School System, she developed a strong interest in the plight of economically disadvantaged families, and focused on teen student athletes who wore athletic shoes in size 12 and larger.

Being a mother of athletes, Renee knew how playing sports could help students become more physically active and develop important life skills.  She started a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that could be effectively managed while fulfilling a passion for helping others.   Big Shoes and Cleats for Teen Athletes, Inc. began operations in August 2016. Renee works for free, and there are no staff salaries.

Privacy Policy


Our Commitment to Privacy

Big  Shoes and Cleats for Teen Athletes, Inc. respects the privacy of every  visitor to our website. We will not collect personal information from  you when you visit our website unless you provide the information to us  voluntarily and knowingly.  The information you submit will be kept  confidential.  When you make a financial contribution online, it is  securely processed through PayPal.  PayPal protects your financial  information with industry-leading security and fraud prevention  systems.  When you use PayPal, your financial information is not shared  with us. 

How We Use Your Information

Big  Shoes and Cleats for Teen Athletes, Inc. will not sell, trade, or share  personal information about our applicants or  financial donors with  anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our financial donors on behalf  of other organizations, unless a donor has given us specific permission  to do so.