Saturday, March 22, 2008

Etnies Donates 2,000 Pairs Of Shoes To Homeless

Every Easter for the past nine years, etnies has given the embattled locals at LA's skid row reason to be psyched. Now you can make it a full decade strong of giving back to those in need. Check the heartwarming press release below... FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 21, 2008 etnies Donates 2,000 Pairs of Shoes to Homeless and Celebrates 10 Years as a Supporter of the Los Angeles MissionLos Angeles, CA – etnies, a major supporter of the Los Angeles Mission for 10 years, gave back to the community today by distributing free shoes to those less fortunate. Owner and CEO Pierre André Senizergues and the rest of the etnies team hand delivered 2,000 new pairs of shoes to the homeless on Skid Row at the Los Angeles Mission Easter Event. While the changes in our economy have greatly impacted society, the amount of men, women, and children without a home increases. “Growing up I had the opportunity to meet a lot of homeless people while I was out skating spots in the city, and I really felt for them,” said Senizergues. Skid Row holds the majority of the homeless in Los Angeles County with more than 7,000 walking the streets in 2007. etnies’ action to give back was part of the mission’s annual Easter Event that fed more than 3,000 homeless people.