Soles4Souls To Donate 85,000 Pairs Of Shoes
May 7, 2010 at 6:47 AM (PT)
The NASHVILLE based non-profit, SOLES4SOULS has announced that they will donate 85,000 new pairs of shoes to flood victims in TENNESSEE. The distribution will take place at the TENNESSEE STATE FAIRGROUNDS on MONDAY, MAY 10th from 3-7p (CT) and TUESDAY (5/13) from 10a-2p. The giveaway will feature men's, women's and children's shoes.
"This is shaping up to be the worst natural disaster in Nashville's history, and we are committing all available resources and manpower to help our friends and neighbors get back on their feet," said WAYNE ELSEY, Founder and CEO of SOLES4SOULS. "We need volunteers to join us at the STATE FAIRGROUNDS and provide free shoes to people coming for help. We are thankful for the TENNESSEE STATE FAIRGROUNDS for allowing us to use their facilities to help TENNESSEANS in need," he said.
ELSEY said the second stage of the relief project would take place at the charity's World Headquarters, at 319 Martingale Drive, OLD HICKORY, TN, 37138. SOLES4SOLES will be handing out bottled water, GATORADE, and food to residents in need. The "drive-thru" distribution will be held on FRIDAY, MAY 14th and SATURDAY, MAY 15th.
For info call (615) 391-5723 or visit www.giveshoes.org.