How often do you donate/get rid of shoes?

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As the title suggest, how often do y’all get rid of kicks for new ones? For the past two years, I’ve been getting rid of a shoe every time I buy one to curb the addiction and not grow my collection anymore. Been collecting for 10 yrs, and as I simply my life and wardrobe, I notice I don’t wear many of the kicks I have anyways (some of the wild colors).

I have worn all of my shoes though with the exception of like maybe two or three of that. I have about 70-80 pairs and I feel like this is too much now, thankfully Nike has been raising the price of all their models lately which helps with me not buying lol. As I've gotten older, my goal isn't to have some gigantic collection and own every shoe imaginable anymore. I've actually been happy seeing some of my 6-8 Year old shoes finally cracking and sole’s separating from the amount of wear I put in them, as getting rid of those are much easier than donating ones that are in good condition. I feel like I’m too lazy to do the eBay thing to sell my used shoes either and typically drop them at the donation box for the homeless to scoop up and wear. How do you all get rid of shoes?
 
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i would like to sell mines but im too lazy for all that and i can't deal with sneaker dorks.
what i've done more often than not is gift them to unsuspecting nephews and kids of friends etc etc.
it makes the money i wasted on the sneakers feel a little better cause it's dope to give stuff out to people that would cherish them more.

i'm going on a work mission trip to tanzania soon and this reminds me it would be dope to give some cold kicks out there.
went to vietnam for a similar thing and seeing a kid rocking eggplant foams in third world conditions felt better than me copping any shoe for myself.
 
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i would like to sell mines but im too lazy for all that and i can't deal with sneaker dorks.
what i've done more often than not is gift them to unsuspecting nephews and kids of friends etc etc.
it makes the money i wasted on the sneakers feel a little better cause it's dope to give stuff out to people that would cherish them more.

i'm going on a work mission trip to tanzania soon and this reminds me it would be dope to give some cold kicks out there.
went to vietnam for a similar thing and seeing a kid rocking eggplant foams in third world conditions felt better than me copping any shoe for myself.
Thank you for your reply! I used to give them to my brother and younger cousin but they have their own money now and don’t take them as much as they used to, and any friends that I do have don’t have my size! I was looking into that let go app and might start utilizing that, but I’m in that same boat as you where it feels better when I know who gets them, rather than taking them to goodwill just for them to resell them. The money is already wasted on the shoes so it shouldn’t be a big deal if I just give them away and thank god I don’t waste as much money as I used to on shoes (although this year has been pretty bad in my opinion), but it’s still hard for me nonetheless. And it’s not like Im just trying to clear out space to buy more shoes because I am so much more picky nowadays and don’t cop shoes just for the hell of it. And major, major respect for giving out shoes like that man, I know there is probably no better feeling than helping someone out like that. I almost hate that I live on cali, in LA of all places. The access to so many shoes is kind of bad for me to be honest lol. The environment here is too good for consumerism
 

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My collection is less than 15 now but I would just give them to homeless around my parts. Used to be like twice a year
 
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