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Through His Eyes: First Shoe Distribution

I had only been at Soles4Souls a few days when I participated in my first shoe distribution. We were going to the Nashville Rescue Mission and I had a lot of anxiety building. I wondered if I would know what to do or what to say to folks.  I also wondered if I would get too...

Going Green Might Have More Meaning Than You Thought

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster Last week, we launched our “Give shoes. Give love. Go green” campaign. Increasingly, the environmental impact of recycling/upcycling/reusing shoes and clothes is moving to the fore in our message. For example, our terrific partnership with Zappos and the Zappos for Good initiative is just as...

If You Buy Clothes, You Need to Watch This Movie

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster In the last few weeks, two individuals from totally different parts of my life recommended watching True Cost, a documentary about the global apparel and footwear industry—they were right on the money. Released at the end of 2015, it’s a damning story of the industry on...