Businesses and individuals that host donation drives for Soles4Souls help us fulfill our mission by providing short-term relief and long-term solutions to global poverty.
Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2017
McKennon Law Group PC, a top law firm that represents policyholders in their insurance disputes with insurers, is hosting a summer shoe donation drive in honor of Soles4Souls’ “Go Green” initiative. New or gently worn pairs of shoes can be dropped off at 20321 SW Birch Street, Suite 200, Newport Beach, CA.
Since 2006, Soles4Souls has diverted 23.8 million pounds of shoes and clothes from landfills and instead created meaningful economic opportunities and helped provide new shoes for those in need around the globe. “Donating unwanted shoes not only helps people in need, but helps sustain the Earth. I am proud to assist this great organization in its laudable mission,” said Robert J. McKennon, founder of McKennon Law Group PC.
Soles4Souls aims to eradicate extreme poverty by 2050. Children every day are prevented from attending school and adults are unable to work as walking becomes unbearable, which perpetuates the cycle of poverty. To date, Soles4Souls has collected and distributed more than 30 million pairs of shoes to those in need in 127 countries around the world and all 50 states in the U.S.
“Businesses and individuals that host donation drives for Soles4Souls help us fulfill our mission by providing short-term relief and long-term solutions to global poverty,” said Buddy Teaster, Soles4Souls President and CEO. “Your used shoes act as a resource to help entrepreneurs in developing nations start and sustain small businesses to help themselves and their families step out of poverty.”
For more information about getting involved with Soles4Souls or to become an official drop-off location, visit https://soles4souls.org/get-involved/.
Soles4Souls is a not-for-profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. 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 micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Based in Nashville, TN, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.
About Robert J. McKennon, McKennon Law Group PC
Robert J. McKennon represents individuals and small-to-large corporations in sophisticated litigation matters in state and federal court. He has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” Avvo rating. He has been awarded the Super Lawyer designation every year since 2011. Practice areas of McKennon Law Group PC include bad faith insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, ERISA/employee benefits, health insurance, long-term care, property and casualty insurance, directors and officers liability insurance, professional liability insurance, insurance agent and broker liability, business litigation and unfair competition and unfair business practices. For more information, please call (949) 387-9595, or visit http://www.mslawllp.com.
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