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2010-01-15 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.giveshoes.org) and Vans have partnered to provide shoes and other relief supplies to victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Vans will donate 10,000 pairs of shoes to survivors and volunteers as part of an industry-wide relief effort mounted by Soles4Souls. In addition to a complete aid package that includes food, bottled water, medical supplies, tents, blankets, flashlights and baby products, Soles4Souls and its...

2010-01-14 19:09:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, originally committed to 100,000 pairs of shoes for the rebuilding efforts in Haiti. It turns out that figure was too low. "Once again, our partners in the footwear industry have been phenomenal," said Wayne Elsey, Founder and CEO. "From the largest shoe brands to single store owners across the country, each has stepped up to donate new shoes and funds for the Haiti Relief Project. We are grateful that we...

2010-01-14 19:07:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.giveshoes.org) and Sport Chalet have joined forces to bring shoes and other aid to victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Sport Chalet will help collect footwear to support Soles4Souls' commitment to donate more than 250,000 pairs of shoes as well as other necessities, including food, bottled water, medical supplies and baby products, to affected areas. Beginning January 15, customers at Sport Chalet's...

2010-01-14 15:32:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and EXTON, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.soles4souls.org) and KIWI Shoe Care have partnered to provide shoes and other relief supplies to victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. KIWI's contributions will support Soles4Souls' donation of 100,000 pairs of shoes to survivors and relief workers. Together, the companies will also provide a complete aid package that includes food, bottled water, medical supplies, tents, blankets, flashlights and baby...

2010-01-14 12:01:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville's hopepark church announced late Wednesday it will help Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, in their efforts to ship 100,000 pairs of shoes to the survivors of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. The death toll from the 7.0 earthquake is estimated to reach more than 100,000 people. It is considered the worst disaster to hit the Caribbean in more than 200 years. After hearing news of the disaster and watching the devastation unfold,...

2010-01-13 18:18:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, announced their commitment to provide 100,000 pairs of new shoes to victims of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. The 7.0 earthquake has killed more than 100,000 people, according to recent news reports, with several estimates as high as 500,000 people killed. In partnership with several other aid organizations, Soles4Souls is sending emergency aid that includes footwear, food, medical supplies, bottled water,...

2010-01-12 06:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Sports, Inc. (www.brooksrunning.com), the only company in the world that offers footwear, apparel, and accessories exclusively for the runner, continues its pioneering history in the performance running industry by announcing today the launch of Brooks DNA, an innovative, first-of-its-kind cushioning system that adapts to the unique needs of each runner, offering customized cushioning and protection every step of every run. Available now in...

2010-01-06 07:35:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartThingz.com (http://www.smartthingz.com), a leading innovator of fitness and nutrition products based in New York City, attributes part of its recent spike in sales to the controversial Reebok EasyTone ad campaign that focuses leeringly on women's butts and breasts. "Our SmartSole(TM) Exercise Insole (http://www.smartsole.com), which helps people burn additional calories while they walk, has always performed well," said Jennifer Muroff, co-owner of...

2009-12-10 12:54:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Keds®, a division of Collective Brands Performance and Lifestyle Group, announced today the next evolution in the iconic American brand's history with the launch of the Keds Collective. Inspired by the brand's vision of creative freedom and individual style, this new online community, housed at www.keds.com, brings together designers, cutting-edge artists, musicians, other creative individuals, and the general public, giving them...

2009-12-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, millions of people will stand in lines to purchase shoes that will only be worn a few times. Unfortunately, over 1.5 billion people worldwide do not own one pair of shoes. YUMS Shoes is dedicated to changing that. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091210/NY24101 ) YUMS has partnered with Soles4Souls to make a difference in the lives of those in need of shoes. YUMS will introduce "The B.A.Y. Series", a fashion forward,...