Realtor Violet Gonzalez helping Soles4Souls combat poverty
Gonzalez and Century 21 Olympian Realtor are hosting the donation drive for Soles4Souls.
New or gently worn pairs of shoes can be dropped off at her office located at 6060 Richmond Ave., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77057.
“I strongly encourage everyone in the community to drop off a pair of new or gently used shoes in any size to help a person in need,” said Gonzalez.
Soles4Souls is a nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. 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 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 CEO. “Every single one of those pairs of shoes collected by our partners makes a difference in someone’s life.”
For more information about getting involved with Soles4Souls or to become an official drop-off location, visit https://soles4souls.org/get-involved.