Blog: Posts in category A Word from our CEO

Help Soles4Souls Respond to Natural Disaster Victims During the Big Payback

May 1, 2018

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster We recently had our all-staff retreat… a time to look ahead but also look at what worked and didn’t work in the last year. As we talked through the ins and outs, I made a mistake. I forgot to mention the devastating hurricanes in Texas,...

My Promise to You

December 26, 2017

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster When I first started my journey with Soles4Souls a little more than five years ago, I knew I would dread asking for money. Asking for shoes and clothes…no problem. But the thought of soliciting a financial contribution—that made me sweat. In person, it still does....

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...