Blog: Posts in category A Word from our CEO

Help Before Disaster Strikes

September 5, 2018

Before Soles4Souls officially came into existence, we were responding to natural disasters. After seeing dramatic images following the earthquakes and tsunamis in south Asia the day after Christmas 2004, the S4S founder-to-be knew he could help. Together with the footwear industry, and the help of two men who became founding board members, they delivered several...

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....