May 20, 2009
Soles4Souls, the Shoe Charity, Announces Schedule for the Second Annual ‘Barefoot Week,’ June 1-7
Non-profit rolls out event plans & celebrity support to encourage public participation
"We want to invite people to join hundreds of thousands of Soles4Souls supporters around the world in participating in Barefoot Week," said
Celebrities are also lending their support of Barefoot Week in hopes of encouraging more participation with the charity's programs.
The charity will be handing out a total of 50,000 new shoes to homeless youth and families in need in five U.S. cities:
"The Barefoot Week events are designed to give immediate aid to Americans in need during extremely difficult times," said Elsey, "but they also serve in bringing communities together over a single purpose -- helping less fortunate people with the simple gift of shoes," he said.
The full event schedule is:
SOURCE Soles4Souls Inc.