The NALA’s Businesses Help to Fight Poverty Worldwide, Collecting Shoes for Soles4Souls

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Restaurants, insurance agencies, and attorneys are among a variety of local businesses working with the NALA (http://www.thenala.com) who are helping to fight poverty by becoming official drop-off locations for Soles4Souls, Inc., the international not-for-profit that advances the fight against poverty through the distribution of shoes and clothing.

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These businesses take it upon themselves to collect shoes all year long and pick up the tab to get them shipped to Soles4Souls. We are proud that so many of the local businesses working with us are choosing to sign up and help make a difference.

The NALA’s businesses are joining the fight against poverty by giving their communities a place to donate new or gently worn shoes to Soles4Souls. Recent businesses to become drop-off locations include Kacky Kortenber - State Farm in Memphis, TN; Mark Greene Automotive Repair in Lakewood, CO; New Tower Pizza in Philadelphia, PA; Keith’s Garage in Perris, CA; and The Law Office of Henry Ahrens in San Diego, CA, among many others. To find a drop-off location, please visit Soles4Souls’ Blue Bins Locator or http://www.findlocalretailers.com/soles4souls.

“These businesses take it upon themselves to collect shoes all year long and pick up the tab to get them shipped to Soles4Souls. We are proud that so many of the local businesses working with us are choosing to sign up and help make a difference,” said the NALA’s VP of Operations, Jeff Velis.

The NALA is a full-service marketing agency for small and medium businesses throughout the country and is a proud partner and supporter of Soles4Souls. In addition to receiving their 4 Star Charity Navigator rating for the third year in a row (they are in the top 12% of charities earning four stars, three years in a row), Soles4Souls was recently awarded The Memorial Foundation Leadership Award. The Leadership Award recognizes nonprofits that have risen above substantial fiscal problems through effective turnaround management. As the winner of this year’s award, Soles4Souls was presented with $10,000 at the Center for Nonprofit Management's Salute to Excellence Awards Banquet on September 23, 2014.

Please join the NALA’s businesses in their effort to support Soles4Souls. To learn more about the NALA’s services or about how you can help, please call 805-650-6121.For information on the NALA’s services or employment opportunities, please visit http://www.starkartthenala.com/careers.

About the NALA™
The NALA is a full-service marketing agency providing custom personalized service for small and medium businesses throughout the United States. The NALA consults with each individual business and develops a specific strategy based on the business’ unique advertising and marketing needs. Clients' campaigns focus on providing good web content, which include services such as news releases, online advertising, social media, blogs, website development, and charity co-branding, among others.

About Soles4Souls
Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution 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 micro-enterprise 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. Please visit http://www.soles4souls.org for more information.

PR Contact: Tiffani Tendell
805.650.6121 x361
ttendell(at)starkartthenala(dot)com

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