Providing Footwear & Creating Smiles For People In Need

In 2016, after leading Washington Shoe Company to its 125th year anniversary, Rob Moehring and his two sons, Mark and Karl, wanted to make an impact to celebrate this milestone, so they launched the Wear A Big Smile Foundation. Spearheaded by the foundation's President, Mark Moehring, creating smiles is exactly what they do.

Together, Mark and Karl (CEO), pursue a common passion of helping people with the goal of giving back to the community. They know a good pair of boots can go a long way for someone in need.

Wear A Big Smile Events Gallery

"I've been forever changed by running this great foundation and have truly been blessed to meet such wonderful people. I'll never forget one kindergarten student who showed up at school wearing a pair of duct tape sandals in October. I see the impact and joy that people feel when receiving a new pair of boots."

- Mark Moehring, President of Wear A Big Smile Foundation

We are committed to Sustainability.

Being from the Northwest, this is second nature to us.

Doing Our Part

Washington Shoe Company makes a continuous effort to lessen our environmental impact. At our corporate office in Renton, we are continually looking for new ways to ensure our office and distribution center stay GREEN.

  • We recycle anything we possibly can
  • We utilize "green printing" techniques to reduce ink and paper wasting
  • We use energy efficient lights in our office
  • Single boot samples are donated to children’s organizations and reused for “boot planters” or other craft activities

Adopt-A-Street Cleanup Gallery

We are proud to have had a section of road we maintained through the City of Kent’s adopt-a-street program. Removing litter improves safety and the appearance of the community, and also prevents pollution from entering drainage systems and waterways.

Frontline Worker Discounts

We value the efforts of front line workers, and offer discounts on each of our branded websites.