Sole man collects shoes for the poor. Souls4Soles Million Shoe Mission

By Sean Connor - Kelowna Capital News

Published: April 08, 2011 5:00 AM

Jim Belshaw, of Roy’s Shoes in downtown Kelowna, is again collecting shoes for the international charity Soles4Souls, with the support of the Kelowna Sunrise Rotary Club.

The goal this year to collect 100,000 pairs of shoes by April 30, to be distributed first to local agencies that help people in need, with the remainder shipped to the Soles4Souls sorting centre in Nevada to provide footwear for people in other countries living in poverty.

Last year, 7,000 of the 40,000 pairs of shoes collected were distributed across the Okanagan. For local drop-off locations see  or call Roy’s Shoes at 250-763-5696.

Jim Belshaw
Roy's Shoes, Boots and Repairs
1627 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 2A8