Soles4Souls Receives 1000 Pairs of Shoes From Ellie Shoes
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:10:07
Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity dedicated to providing shoes to people in need, is delighted to announce that Ellie Shoes, Inc. donated more than 1000 pairs of shoes for their international relief efforts. The Ellie Shoes, Inc. donation will be sent to the more than 1.5 billion individuals around the globe who do not own shoes.
"It warms our hearts to be able to contribute to this amazing charity. We take a lot of pride in creating fun and outgoing shoes for our customers. It is exciting to be able to share these shoes beyond the retail level and make a difference!" said Ellen Renger owner of Ellie Shoes, Inc.
Soles4Souls has distributed more than 16 million pairs of shoes around the world with the help of partners like Ellie Shoes. Most recently, they have distributed thousands of shoes to the victims of the devastating tornadoes in the Southeast, as well as millions of shoes to the residents of Haiti.
"We are thankful to our friends at Ellie Shoes for recognizing the global need for footwear," said Wayne Elsey, Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls. "Their donations will be used to bring hope to people around the world who can now look forward to a brighter day."
For more information on how to get involved, visit www.giveshoes.org.
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