A Tale of Two Trains

December 7, 2017

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster Many of us know the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” And while I wouldn’t go quite that far in describing our recent trip to Appalachia, for me it...

This Thanksgiving Season, a Group of Children Help Us Redefine Gratitude

November 7, 2017

 “None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude.” Fred D. Van Amburgh Soles4Souls works in some of the world’s most impoverished areas, where 900 million people survive on less than $1.90 per day. These are the places where it’s often hard to find something to be grateful for. Children are poverty’s most...

Vanderbilt Women's Basketball Player Shares a Life-Changing Experience

October 25, 2017

From the account of Myka Dancy, Vanderbilt’s Women’s Basketball player on her journey with Soles4Souls to Jamaica. I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Jamaica with Soles4Souls in May of 2017. I went there thinking that I would have a lot of fun giving out new shoes to children in need, which I did....