Saturday, February 16, 2008

Allen Edmonds to partner with Soles4Souls

An estimated one billion pairs of shoes lay idle in American closets, while millions of people in world and in the U.S. do not own even a single pair. That is why Allen Edmonds decided to team up with Soles4Souls and asking you to let someone walk a mile in your shoes, literally.

Simply bring in a new or gently used pair of shoes to Allen Edmonds stores and receive a generous $50 off a new pair of Allen Edmonds! The shoes you donate can be any size, style or gender, we just ask that they have some life left. The shoe drive begins March 7th and will last until the 23rd. View AllenEdmonds to see a list of participating stores.

"We are honored to partner with Soles4Souls to support its mission to donate footwear to those in need," said Mark Birmingham, President and CEO of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation. "It is a simple way to make a difference in the lives of many."

Founded in 1922, Allen Edmonds manufactures premium men's footwear and accessories using the philosophy of quality, service and integrity. They view shoemaking as an art form and carefully craft each shoe by hand that includes 212 separate production steps. Allen Edmonds products are available at upscale stores worldwide and on the internet.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Donate Shoes and Save 10% with Marmi!

Marmi Shoes has the philosophy to provide women with quality footwear that looks great, feels great and fits great. Marmi has always carried the latest in footwear fashions and have already busted out their new Spring styles. Come check out some new fashionable designs in a variety of sizes. And your favorite brands are always available.

Now you can save 10% off your next purchase of Marmi shoes by simply bringing in a new or gently worn pair of shoes to any one of their twenty-nine locations. From February 15th until the 29th, Marmi will be hosting the nationwide shoe drive to be donated to Soles4Souls for distribution.

To find a store location near you, visit Marmi Shoes now!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Recycled Runners Features Soles4Souls

Every day sports enthusiasts go through countless pairs of running and other athletic shoes. is the first web site that offers a recycling and donation directory that helps each user find local and international shoe programs. For the month of February, Recycled Runners will be featuring Soles4Souls as the charity of the month.

And now you can support Soles4Souls through Recycled Runners. Any sale no matter if it is running shoes, regular shoes or whatever will be given credit toward the Soles4Souls. It doesn’t cost you a dime, you get free shipping and you get to help people! Go to for more information.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Jim Sajdak on NBC-4 in Milwaukee

Jim Sajdak, the owner of Stan’s Fit For Your Feet shoe stores in the Milwaukee area appeared Live on NBC 4 (TMJ) last week to talk about the Share A Pair Drive. Stan's is hosting the second annual shoe drive, that will last for the entire month of February. Sajdak has pledged that a portion of the shoes will be going to local shelters and charities in the area.

"We've been in business for 58 years here and it has always been important for us to give back to the community," said Sajdak. "The shoe drive just seemed like a natural thing to do. Our staff and customers are very passionate about it."

This year, local schools and businesses are joining Stan's to try to eclipse last year's mark of over 5,000 pair collected. For every customer donating a new or gently used pair of shoes, Stan's will be offering a $10 discount on new merchandise.

The remaining footwear collected will be donated to Soles4Souls for distribution around the world. For more information, visit

Friday, February 01, 2008

"Share a Pair" in Milwaukee

Stan's Fit for your Feet is hosting the second annual "share a pair" shoe drive during the entire month of February. They will be collecting new and gently used shoes of all types, sizes and styles.

"We'll take boots, casual shoes, athletic shoes, sandals, whatever you got," said owner Jim Sajdak in a television interview on Fox 6 in Milwaukee. "There is a need for all kinds of footwear for all kinds of people."

Most of the shoes will be sent to Soles4Souls for distribution, which will inspect them send them to countries in need. Some will be given locally to area shelters and other charities. Last year, Stan's Fit for your Feet collected an astounding 5,000 pairs of shoes in a single month.

As a way of saying "thank you", Stan's will be handing out $10 gift certificates to anyone and everyone donating a usable pair of footwear. Stan's has three stores located in Glendale, Greenfield and Brookfield. Folks can drop off their shoes Monday through Friday at 9:30am-9pm, Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm or Sunday from noon to 5pm.