Stan’s “Share-A-Pair” Shoe and Sock Drive
For Those Less Fortunate Runs February 1 – 28, 2017
GREATER MILWAUKEE, WI –Helping those less fortunate has never been easier. Clear out your closet clutter and drop off your new or gently used shoes at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet annual “Share-A-Pair” shoe drive from Wednesday, February 1 through Tuesday, February 28. This year Stan’s is also collecting new socks as part of the drive.
New or gently used Shoes and new socks can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at any of the “Share-A-Pair” collection bins at Stan’s Brookfield store in The Plaza at 17155 W. Bluemound Road; Stan’s Glendale store across from Bay Shore Town Center at 505 W. Silver Spring Drive; Stan’s Greenfield store in the Layton Plaza at 7405 W. Layton Avenue; New Balance’s Brookfield store located at 17155 W. Bluemound Road, Suite A; or New Balance’s Greenfield location at 7411 W. Layton Ave.
This year’s donated shoes and socks will be distributed locally to a new partner, Milwaukee Rescue Mission as well as ongoing partners Repairers of the Breach, a homeless day shelter in Milwaukee, and Father Gene’s HELP Center in West Allis. The remainder of the shoes will be given to Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit organization that distributes shoes to people in need and works with qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities around the world.
Anyone donating gently used or new shoes or new socks to the Share-A-Pair drive will also receive a coupon for $10 off regular price men’s and women’s shoes OR $5 off regular prices kid’s shoes valid through the end of February at any Stan’s Fit For Your Feet or New Balance Milwaukee location.
“Stan’s is happy to again be hosting this worthwhile drive that helps put shoes, and now socks, on the feet of Milwaukee’s homeless and individuals in need from around the world.” said Jim Sajdak, owner of Stan’s Fit For Your Feet.
“Our goal this year is to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes and as many pairs of socks as possible,” said Sajdak. “And we hope the residents of Greater Milwaukee will show lots of kindness by helping us to make this goal a reality.”
Since its inception, Stan’s Fit For Your Feet’s annual “Share-A-Pair” shoe drive has collected more than 220,000 new and gently-used pairs of shoes from Greater Milwaukee residents. For more information on the “Share-A-Pair” shoe drive, visit www.stansfootwear.com or call 262-432-4030.
Stan’s Fit For Your Feet and New Balance Milwaukee are locally-owned and operated. They have been in business since 1950 and specialize in bringing Milwaukee shoe that are both stylish and comfortable from around the world. Stan’s Fit For Your Feet’s three stores are home to Wisconsin’s largest collection of regular and hard-to-find shoe sizes. In 2013, the National Shoe Retailers Association named Stan’s Fit For Your Feet and New Balance Milwaukee the National Footwear Retailer of the Year. The company was also named one of Southeastern Wisconsin’s Top Ten Businesses of the Year in 2014 and Best Shoe Store by Shepherd Express in 2014. Since 2008, Stan’s and New Balance Milwaukee have been named Milwaukee’s Best Shoe Store on Milwaukee CityVoter. For more information please visit www.StansFootwear.com.