ATLANTA, Jan. 14 // PRNewswire // -- Foot Solutions, on behalf of Soles4Souls, the international charity dedicated to providing free footwear to people in desperate need, is asking the public to drop off their gently used shoes at any of their 240 worldwide locations and or contribute monetary donations for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
"Foot Solutions is working aggressively with Soles4Souls to help our Haitian neighbors in this terrible disaster," said Ray Margiano, Foot Solutions CEO and Founder. "I have been to this country and am well aware of the level of poverty that exists and the shortage of supplies that are difficult on a normal level and this is especially hard on this struggling country," Margiano said. "We want to do everything we can to help."
Foot Solutions, a worldwide franchise company dedicated to helping people achieve better health through their feet, is a recognized leader in specialty footwear and custom inserts. The company focuses on providing a full line of quality shoes, arch supports and foot care accessories for all customer lifestyles. Since March 2009, Foot Solutions stores, through its affiliation with Soles4Souls, have already collected nearly 17,000 pairs of shoes for people in need worldwide. For more information, visit www.footsolutions.com.
Soles4Souls is a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of people like you. The charity distributes these shoes free of charge to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 5..5 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes (currently donating one pair every 9 seconds.) The shoes have been distributed to people in over 125 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States. Soles4Souls has been featured in Runner's World, Ladies' Home Journal, National Geographic's Green Guide and The New York Times. It has appeared on CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, BBC, CNN and thousands of regional news outlets across North America. Soles4Souls is a 501(c)(3) recognized by the IRS and donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. Anyone can join our cause, and we need your help. Visit www.giveshoes.org for more information.
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