Soles4Souls and The Junkluggers collected 2,000 pairs of shoes on October 12th from donations to make a tangible difference through the gift of shoes.
Online PR News – 13-October-2011 – – New York, NY – October 13, 2011– Soles4Souls Inc. has committed to collect and distribute shoes to people living in extreme poverty and recovering from natural disasters. The shoe charity provides one pair of shoes to a person in need every 7 seconds. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has distributed more than 13 million pairs of shoes because of the generosity and commitment of people and organizations like The Junkluggers.
Soles4Souls believes partners like junk removal new york company The Junkluggers will challenge others to become a force of change by helping the charity cater to the evolving needs of the global community. The shoe charity recognizes its success is the result of individuals and industry partners such as Junkluggers who work in conjunction with Soles4Souls to help individuals clean out closets and warehouses so that people around the world can have a better life through American excess.
Soles4Souls and The Junkluggers collected 2,000 pairs of shoes on October 12th from donations to make a tangible difference through the gift of shoes. Every donation will support the charity’s initiative to distribute shoes to those in need.
“With tragedies such as the earthquakes in countries like Haiti and Japan, on top of the enormous needs elsewhere, we can use the estimated 1.5 billion shoes taking up space in the closets of ordinary people to change the world one pair at a time,” said Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls, Wayne Elsey.
Elsey added, “We need partners like junk removal NJ company The Junkluggers to get behind Soles4Souls. Donating shoes is one of the most simple yet profound acts you can do, because it will greatly improve someone’s life in the most difficult of times.” “This worked out so well with all parties involved that we have already scheduled another pickup slated for October 31st,” said CEO of Junkluggers, Josh “Shuki” Cohen.
People and companies interested in donating can visit the organization’s website at www.giveshoes.org.
About Soles4Souls®, Clothes4Souls®, and Hope4Souls™
Soles4Souls collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Soles4Souls’ other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls, provide the same relief and support through clothing and other necessities. Donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. Visit www.giveshoes.org , www.clothes4souls.org , or www.hope4souls.org for more information.
About The Junkluggers®
The Junkluggers is a New York City based eco-friendly junk removal company servicing New York City and its 5 boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland County, Connecticut and has now expanded its reach to NJ junk removal. The Junkluggers is dedicated to its eco-friendly and donating mission by helping residential and corporate clients. Visit www.junkluggers.com , for more information.
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