Your Old Shoes Could Help Victims in Japan
Sport Chalet and Soles4Souls Charity team up to collect much needed footwear for the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.
Originally posted By Susan M. Ottalini | March 21, 2011
We all have an old pair of shoes in the closet. Now you can donate those shoes to a great cause.
The Sport Chalet has requested donations of gently worn men’s, women’s and kids’ shoes for victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. From now through April 10th, all 55 Sport Chalet locations.
Sport Chalet is working for the second year in a row with the charity “Soles4Souls.” Last year, members and customers brought in more than 1.3 million shoes to help the victims of Haiti’s earthquake in January 2010.
“As we keep those affected by the tsunami in our thoughts, we cannot forget how important basic necessities — such as shoes — will be for our friends in Japan