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SOLES 4 SOULS KICKS OFF FASHION WEEK WITH A SHOE DONATION COCKTAIL
Miami, FL (October 2, 2009) – Fashion Week isn’t just about the fashion; it’s also about giving back! Soles 4 Souls, a charity dedicated to giving shoes to needy people around the world, will be collecting shoe donations on October 17th at the Newport Beachside Resort in Miami Beach. Guests will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cocktail specials and a fashion show presented by Shoes of Imagination, a Vegas-based custom painted shoe maker.
One lucky guest will win a pair of fashionably personalized shoes when donating a pair of shoes. Also performing is Boogatti, the all-female theater ensemble that formulated an innovative dance style by marrying contemporary dance and hip-hop.
Newport Beachside Resort is located at 16701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Cocktail reception begins at 8 p.m. followed by the fashion show and musical performance at 10 p.m. Admission is $10 donation. Shoe collection is at the door. For more information call 786-487-0049 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Soles 4 Souls:
Soles4Souls is a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of people like you. The charity distributes these shoes free of charge to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 5.5 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes (currently donating one pair every 9 seconds.) The shoes have been distributed to people in over 125 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States. Soles4Souls has been featured in Runner's World, Ladies’ Home Journal, National Geographic’s Green Guide, The New York Times and has appeared on major news networks. Visit www.giveshoes.org for more information.