Shoe Station Donates New Shoes to United Way of Southwest Alabama for Holiday Distribution to Area Agencies
Mobile, AL – Shoe Station donated 482 pairs of new shoes for women and men in various sizes to the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA). On Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. UWSWA (218 St. Francis Street, 36602) will distribute the shoes to partner agencies that provide assistance to the homeless and low income individuals in our area. Each agency will provide the shoes to their current clients free of charge. The agencies include: Arc of Southwest Alabama, Arc of Clarke, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama, Boys and Girls Clubs of South Alabama, Dearborn YMCA, Dumas Wesley Community Center, Family Promise of Coastal Alabama, Goodwill Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast, Lifelines Counseling Center, Mobile Arc, Penelope House, The Learning Tree, The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama, Victory Health Partners, and Volunteers of America Southeast.
“Once again we thank Shoe Station for their generous donation. Many people in need will get brand new shoes. Having new shoes is often something many of us take for granted,” said UWSWA President & CEO Jill Chenoweth. “We are so pleased to have great partners, like Shoe Station, that enable the United Way to provide this extra support to our agency partners, especially during the holidays.”
Shoe Station is one of the nation’s largest independent shoe retailers. The family-owned chain was founded in 1984 in Mobile, Alabama and has a national e-commerce site, www.shoestaton.com. Shoe Station has locations in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia.