Wednesday, June 11, 2008

2,820 Pounds of Shoes for Soles4Souls

Escambia County Recycling Operations in Pensacola, Florida delivered 2,820 pounds of new and used shoes to Soles4Souls as a part of the county’s Shoe Reuse & Recycling program.

The Shoe Reuse program, which will continue indefinitely, has three collection locations for donations: Perdido Landfill, 13009 Beulah Road; Escambia County Parks and Recreation Department, 1651 E. Nine Mile Road; Escambia County Extension Services Office, 3740 Stefani Road.

The collected shoes were given to Soles4Souls, churches and women’s shelters across the United States. For more information about this program contact the Escambia County Department of Solid Waste Management at 937-2160.

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