Shoe Station donated $20K to United Way for Hurricane Sally Relief.
Southeastern retail chain Shoe Station donated $20,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA), which will designate the funds to provide meals to those on the Alabama Gulf Coast impacted by Hurricane Sally.
United Way of Southwest Alabama President & CEO Jill Chenoweth stated, “We value our longstanding partnerships with both Shoe Station and our nonprofit partner agencies across the region. This generous donation by Shoe Station enables United Way of Southwest Alabama to continue to serve those individuals affected by Hurricane Sally and related weather events.”
United Way of Southwest Alabama’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the community. The 501(c)3 strengthens communities by focusing on uniting and mobilizing resources that make the fight for education, health, financial stability, and access to life’s basic essentials a win for every person in every community UWSWA serves. www.uwswa.org
This donation was made possible by the Shoe Station Donor Advised Fund.
About Shoe Station: Shoe Station is one of the nation’s largest independent shoe retailers, with 21 large open-shelf shoe stores in five Southeastern states. Shoe Station was founded in 1984 by Terry S. Barkin and features a comprehensive e-commerce site, www.shoestation.com. The chain has community partnerships with United Way of Southwest Alabama, Distinguished Young Women, and The University of South Alabama’s Mitchell College of BusinessThe United Way of Southwest Alabama and its 47 partner agencies that provide services to Southwest Alabama – Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile and Washington Counties – have worked to address the inadequacies, the disparities, the inequalities, and the inequities in our communities since 1926. UWSWA and our partner agencies made commitments to care for those in need regardless of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, physical or mental capabilities, marital status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We provide services to people in their times of need.