SOLES4SOULS AND PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCE A NEW ALLIANCE!
Friday, March 28, 2014
Posted by: NSRA
a hand to Soles4Souls to help provide shoes to Boston’s less privileged. Now, PartnerShip
and Soles4Souls have entered into a new type of alliance - PartnerShip will be
the endorsed Soles4Souls shipping provider and will coordinate the shipping
from the donor drives to the nearest warehouse location. PartnerShip will also
help Soles4Souls manage their transportation between warehouse facilities and
shipments to shoe distributions in the U.S.
Soles4Souls, Inc. is a
nonprofit social enterprise that advances the fight against global poverty by
monetizing used shoes and clothing to create sustainable jobs and fund direct
relief efforts around the world. The organization collects new and used
shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith based institutions, civic
organizations and corporate partners, then distributes shoes and clothes both
via direct donations to people in need and through qualified micro-enterprise
programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities.
approximately 2,000,000 shoes each year through 5,000 to 7,000 donor drives
taking place in any given year. A single donation drive may generate fifty
pairs of shoes to three thousand pairs or more. The donors that sponsor the
shoe drives are then responsible for paying freight cost to ship the shoes to the
nearest of approximately 17 warehouse/distribution points around the
country. Once the shoes reach one of the warehouse locations, the shoes
are graded into A, B and C grades. They are then inventoried and eventually
shipped to their micro-enterprise providers who pay for the freight (typically
PartnerShip is excited and
honored to be a small part in such a worthy cause and look forward to providing
shipping solutions for Soles4Souls donors – the lifeblood of this important
If you would like more
information or would like to donate today, visit Soles4Souls.org.
You can also visit the official Soles4Souls shipping page to set up a donation
shipment at PartnerShip.com/Soles4Souls.
(This announcement was received via Twitter, click here to view blog post.)