Blog: Posts in category Impact Stories

The Spirit that Sustained Us Through it All

December 13, 2017

From the blog of our president and CEO, Buddy Teaster I write a year-end reflection every December and it’s always bittersweet. Bitter because our work takes us to the places that are most inconvenient and least comfortable. Poverty, in all its forms, is very complicated. Whether it’s extreme poverty in underdeveloped nations where people survive...

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...

Tigers Take on Poverty in Haiti

October 11, 2017

Tampa Bay. January. Deshaun Watson looks up at the clock. Six seconds left. He throws the ball into the end zone. The football fans among you might recognize this play as the touchdown pass that won Clemson University the 2016 College Football National Championship. It was an impressive win in which this close-knit team overcame...