Check Out All Our Amazing Partnerships!
So many amazing businesses have helped us provide shoes and clothing to those in need all around the world in so many ways!
Here are a few examples of how retailers and manufacturers give back through our mission.
Cause Marketing with Soles4Souls’ Mission in Mind
For every pair purchased from their online catalog, a pair was donated to Soles4Souls! Continue reading below to see their direct impact during #BarefootWeek.
Albirds gives Soles4Souls their lightly used or returned Wool Runners to help our micro-enterprise communities thrive.
2016 marks the 7th year Bon-Ton has teamed up with Soles4Souls. This year, they were able to raise over $50,000 dollars toward our organization. Customers were able to participate in two ways: 1.) On March 19, for every pair of shoes that was sold in select stores, Bon-Ton donated $1 to Soles4Souls. 2.) April 6 to April 26, customers received a special offer valid in Bon-Ton stores shoe department for every $3 donation to the cause. Also, on September 24th, for every shoe purchased that day, $1 was donated to us! The Bon-Ton Family has donated over $256,000 to help Soles4Souls provide over 250,000 pairs of shoes to those in need throughout this partnership!
May 9th – July 4th, Brighton Collectibles held the “Have a Heart, Give a Soul” campaign, a company-wide shoe drive benefitting Soles4Souls. We were thrilled to have Brighton Collectibles travel with us during one of our international distribution trips to Honduras again this year! We loved getting to show them how their donation of over 240,000 pairs of shoes this year, is changing lives of those in need.
Chicos held an in-store collection to give back to those in need. Since 2016 they have donated 937,794 pieces of clothing!
From August 6th through August 21st, DSW collected gently used shoes for Soles4Souls in honor of the launch of #DSWKids. Our collaboration went so well we have teamed up for a holiday campaign with them! Starting November 14th, visit your DSW store, find the holiday tree display and choose a gift tag, then shop for those in need.
This year we will be teaming up again with Forever 21 for the Give To Love, Love To Give campaign. For every outerwear purchased during the holiday season, Forever 21 will donate an article of clothing to Soles4Souls to help people living in extreme poverty.
For the fourth year in a row, Macy’s has teamed up with Clothes4Souls for the “Buy 1, We’ll Give 1” Share the Warmth campaign. This year, Macy’s donated 35,000 coats to those in need. We are so thankful for Macy’s and everyone who purchased a coat!
Starting December 1st through December 31st, New Balance will donate $5 to Soles4Souls when you donate a pair of athletic shoes to the non-profit of your choice, take a selfie with your donation, then post it on social media using #NBGivesBack.
In 2016, Stride Rite collected 150,000 pairs of shoes to donated to families in need. Until 11/9, Stride Rite donated up to $100,000 when customers received 15% off their online purchase with code HERO15, or 20% off in-store when they donated. Currently, if you drop new or used shoes in a donation bin at a Stride Rite store, you’ll get 5% off a new pair of shoes.
This past giving season Stitch Fix donated $10,000 with an additional $5,000 by 1 like = $1 on their Facebook post. They also hosted a country wide shoe drive with stylists from all over the country. Altogether, they collected 2,637 pairs of shoes.
Zappos for Good has teamed up with us to provide those less fortunate with desperately needed shoes and clothing. Donate your gently used clothes and shoes, and Zappos.com will ship your shoes and clothing for you AND send you a discount as a thank you.
Direct Donations to Help in Times of Need
#BarefootWeek is our annual shoe distribution event held across the country every year in October. This year we teamed up with shelters across the United States to provide free shoes to men and women in need in Boston, Los Angeles, Nashville, and New York.
From Oct. 10 – 13, Soles4Souls distributed Rockport Shoes to men and women in need at shelters across the United States in Los Angeles, Nashville and Boston. Over 300 pairs of shoes were distributed in all three cities.
Baton Rouge Floods
Our team worked with Living Faith Christian Center to provide shoes and clothing to families who lost most or all of their belongings in the floods in August, 2016.
During the Baton Rouge flood, Patagonia donated men’s, women’s and children’s apparel including jackets, tops, shorts, hats, socks, underwear, backpacks and pants totaling 3,175 pieces toward disaster relief. Patagonia also provided
PW Minor donated more than 4,000 new pairs of men’s and women’s footwear to help victims of the Baton Rouge flood.
NSRA Gives Back
Every year, Soles4Souls works with National Shoe Retailers Association to distribute shoes to school children in need. Timberland stepped up again this year!
At this year’s National Shoe Retailers Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Timberland provided socks and shoes that were distributed by their amazing members to children in need.
Unique Business Models With a Built in Give-Back!
With this mobile app, you can track your distance as you run, walk or bike. Charity Miles will donate 25 cents to Soles4Souls for every mile logged. For every $1 raised, Soles4Souls can provide and ship a pair of shoes that will either be donated to someone in need or used for micro-enterprise programs in developing nations. So every 4 miles= 1 pair of shoes!
When you check-in on Facebook using Causely, a portion of the proceeds is donated to Soles4Souls!
When you donate a pair of used shoes, take a selfie of your donation, and post it on Instagram or Twitter using #BeautyKind, you will receive a $25 gift card to BeautyKind! A portion of the proceeds are donated to Soles4Souls!
When you purchase from Picaboo’s Card for a Cause Soles4Souls’ page, 50% of your purchase goes directly to Soles4Souls.
We are so grateful to work with so many fantastic retailers and manufacturers who believe in our mission. To find out how you can get involved, visit us here. You can also contact Pattie Graben at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615-391-5723