I strongly encourage everyone in the community to drop by my office and drop off a new or gently worn pair of shoes to help Soles4Souls fight poverty.
Oswego, IL (PRWEB) October 18, 2016
State Farm Agent Janna Misek is proud to announce her office, located at 1136 Douglas Road, Oswego, IL, is hosting a holiday donation drive for Soles4Souls, where she will be collecting donated shoes from October 24 to December 19. “I strongly encourage everyone in the community to drop by my office and drop off a new or gently worn pair of shoes to help Soles4Souls fight poverty,” said Misek.
Soles4Souls aims is 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 26 million pairs of shoes to those in need in 127 countries around the world and all 50 states in the U.S.
“Every pair of donated shoes counts, and can provide relief today so thousands can succeed tomorrow,” concluded Misek. “Every person in the world should have at least one good pair of shoes.”
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 Janna Misek, State Farm
Janna Misek offers auto, home and property, life and health insurance, as well as banking products, annuities and mutual funds. For more information, please call (630) 554-1540, or visit http://www.statefarm.com/agent/US/IL/Oswego/Janna-Misek-0FMR32T8000.
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