Sometimes One Word Says It All

February 6, 2018

A lot happens on our international shoe distributions. There’s the obvious process itself, of course. Men, women and even kids from different cities, backgrounds and walks of life volunteer to give back. They load and unload bags of shoes together, sweat together, laugh and cry together, and make new friendships that last a lifetime. In...

Strathcona County Hosts Year-Round Shoe Drive

January 31, 2018

Four years ago, a local Strathcona County resident in Canada started the Alberta chapter of Soles4Souls when she discovered there was a need to keep running shoes out of the landfill. After a year of collecting shoes, the project expanded quickly, so she collaborated with Erin Wildeboer, Waste Diversion Program Liaison for the utilities department...

Helping Women in Need Step Toward a Brighter Future

January 29, 2018

Soles4Souls teamed up with Toronto non-profit, Sistering to distribute 400 pairs of Ardene shoes donated by the Ardene Foundation. Sistering is a multi-service agency supporting women who experience first hand the impact of marginalization and poverty. They may be homeless, or are at risk of becoming homeless. They are a diverse group, from 16 to...