Share Your Soles collects used shoes to send to other countries where some people have never owned a pair of shoes.
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|Got some old shoes lying around the house you want to get rid of? Mona Purdy of Chicago wants them. She tells Host Peggy Wehmeyer she started sending shoes to Guatemala seven years ago after going on vacation there and seeing kids put hot tar onto their feet because they had no shoes, and realizing some people have never had a pair of shoes their entire life. She formed a non-profit organization called “Share Your Soles” which now has volunteers in 13 states shipping gently-used shoes to a number of countries, including Mexico.|
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