Blog: Posts in category Travel

Detroit Teen Collects 10,000 Pairs for Soles4Souls' Ten2Give Program

March 2, 2018

A love of running and cross-country taught Detroit teen Prateek Bhola about the importance of a good pair of shoes from a young age. When a cluster of growth spurts caused an excess of unusable shoes in Prateek’s closet, the high school student realized that there are millions of people that go every single day...

Sometimes One Word Says It All

February 6, 2018

A lot happens on our international shoe distributions. There’s the obvious process itself, of course. Men, women and even kids from different cities, backgrounds and walks of life volunteer to give back. They load and unload bags of shoes together, sweat together, laugh and cry together, and make new friendships that last a lifetime. In...

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...