SOURCE: Soles4Souls Inc.

July 17, 2007 16:44 ET

Soles4Souls to Provide New Pair of Shoes to All Students at the Charles Davis Foundation's Camp Peace on Monday, July 23, 2007

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - Nashville-based charity Soles4Souls™ Inc., the global organization dedicated to providing free footwear to people in need all over the world, announces that they will provide a pair of athletic shoes for all of the students with the Charles Davis Foundation who have attended their Camp Peace program this summer.

On Monday, July 23, 2007, from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm, Soles4Souls staff will be on hand to fit each student with a new pair of shoes for the upcoming school year. The Charles Davis Foundation Learning Center is located at 2400 Metro Center Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37228.

"We are proud to support the Charles Davis Foundation and their mission to empower inner city youth and families to achieve their full potential in all aspects of their lives. This small donation of a new pair of shoes is our way of helping them start their school year off to a positive start," said Wayne Elsey, Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls.


Camp Peace is an eight week multi-disciplinary youth enrichment and self improvement program that offers 120 inner city youth group and individualized math, reading, writing and computer instruction in the mornings and a variety of positive, educational, athletic, cultural and economic development in the afternoons. The objectives, activities, life-skills and affordability are tailored to meet the problems facing youth from low-income areas.


For over 22 years, The Charles Davis Foundation has provided programs that enhance the quality of life for thousands of residents of Nashville's most impoverished areas. Serving approximately 1200 youth per year, these programs include sports camps and leagues, mentoring, job placement and training, tutoring, computer training, drug prevention, character development, HIV/AIDS awareness, survival skills, scholarship, financial aid, guest lectures, cultural exposure and economic development.

With the help and support from many concerned individuals, corporations and public agencies, Charles Davis and The Foundation are winning many battles in the war to save our youth by Giving positive, educational, athletic, cultural & economic empowerment "Back To Our Future." For more information, please visit


Nashville-based Soles4Souls™ facilitates the donations of shoes, which is used to aid the hurting worldwide. The organization has distributed more than 2.5 million pairs of shoes since January 2005 (or one pair of shoes every 28 seconds). Shoe companies, retailers, and individuals can donate both new and "gently worn" footwear. Soles4Souls is a 501(c)(3) recognized by the IRS; donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. For more information about Soles4Souls, please call (866) 521-SHOE, or visit or


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