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Soles4Souls Acquires Apparel Non-Profit, Dignity U Wear

Alliance Seeks to Expand on Mission, Broaden Impact

 

We are excited to announce that apparel charity Dignity U Wear, based in Jacksonville, FL. has become a part of Soles4Souls. With a similar mission, Soles4Souls has acquired all of Dignity U Wear’s current clothing inventory and assets.

 

For 17 years, Dignity U Wear has been providing free new clothing to those in need. With humble beginnings – providing underwear and socks to the homeless – to serving thousands of recipients with donated, new clothing to restart their lives.

 

Dignity U Wear has grown substantially in the last few years and beyond the resources of a small agency. The organization has seen a tremendous increase in need across the entire country as well as the cost of logistics and transport. Soles4Souls has a global infrastructure for product collection, warehousing and distribution which will expand on the Dignity U Wear mission, benefitting those in need domestically and internationally by providing much-needed clothing.

 

“Working with the Dignity U Wear board and management has been very positive. They are so committed to continuing DUW’s impact and we are proud we can help them accomplish that,” said Buddy Teaster, Soles4Soles’ President and CEO.

 

 

The Florida Times-Union shares news of the acquisition here

 

For additional information or inquiries, please contact Soles4Souls’ Communications and Creative Director, Brian Granfors at  BrianG@soles4souls.org.

 

For retailers and manufacturers seeking to donate apparel, please contact our Director of Corporate Engagement, CeCe McCormick at CeCeM@soles4souls.org.

 

Non-profit agency partners requesting apparel donations may contact our Director of Outreach, Tiffany Turner at tiffanyt@soles4souls.org

 

For individuals, businesses or organizations interested in a financial contribution to support Soles4Souls’ mission please contact Carter Abel, Director of Donor Engagement at cartera@soles4souls.org

 

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