“I am excited about our plans to partner with Soles4Souls and what better way to do it than with a summer flip-flop drive, Come by and bring your flip-flop donation anytime to the office Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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Mobile, AL (PRWEB) July 01, 2015
Soles4Souls is a global nonprofit dedicated to fighting poverty through the distribution of new and used shoes and clothing. Since the Nashville, Tennessee based organization’s beginning, according to its website, Soles4Souls has distributed more than 22 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries. “I am excited about our plans to partner with Soles4Souls and what better way to do it than with a summer flip-flop drive,” said Brandon T. Shreves. “Come by and bring your flip-flop donation anytime to the office Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.”
Licensed in Alabama and Mississippi, Brandon is celebrating his first year in business this July. He was also recently named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in Access Magazine’s Summer Issue for Mobile and Baldwin counties and he has qualified for “50 Most Beautiful” for the state of Alabama.
Shreves believes in giving back to the community, a need which has only gotten stronger since being hit by a drunk driver two years ago. “I was lucky to survive,” Shreves stressed, before adding, “Life is precious, and doing what I can to help others is something I’m committed to doing.”
Active in his community, Shreves and his dedicated team enjoy participating in events such as The Fallen Heroes Run and Memorial, the Blessing of the Fleet in Bayou La Batre, as well as other local area motorcycle rides and golf tournaments raising money for the Harrison Leff Foundation and the http://www.havenforanimals.org/. He has also partnered with Home Depot and other area businesses to promote hurricane awareness and fire safety within the community. For the past 3 years he has actively promoted “Team Meanie” with the cystic fibrosis foundation.
Brandon and his team recently began working with Jacob’s Color Link Initiative. “This is a wonderful charity that is literally saving lives every day,” Brandon commented. The charity’s goal is to help children, teens and adults of Haiti with special needs to be completely self-sufficient and prosper in society. The Jacob’s Color Link Initiative has an orphanage in Haiti that is funded entirely by the charity. Brandon said, “Our goal is to be as supportive of this charity as possible, in hopes of attending the work camp each July and to be a part of changing lives and seeing the growth that can only come with the help of others.”
He went on to say, “I love helping and being involved. Soles4Souls, is a wonderful organization that I am proud to be working with. As the seasons change, we will be announcing what type of shoes are needed.”
About Brandon T. Shreves State Farm
Born and raised in Mobile Alabama, Brandon is a third generation State Farm Family member. He offers a variety of products and services, which include: Auto Insurance, Home and Property Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Banking Products, and more. For more information, please visit shrevesinsurance.com, call (251) 219-7800, or stop by his office at: 4308 Midmost Drive, Mobile, AL, 36609. “We have a great team here at the office and have a true passion for helping others with their insurance and future / retirement-planning and needs”
Soles4Souls is a global social enterprise dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified microenterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Since it began, Soles4Souls has distributed more than 22 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator. For more information, please visit http://www.soles4souls.org/ for more information.
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