Crossville realtor helps Soles4Souls fight poverty one pair of shoes at a time

CROSSVILLE –Tennessee Realtor Tammy Lapp, owner/broker of Star Realty, is hosting summer shoe donation drive for Soles4Souls to help change lives through the power of a good pair of shoes.

Lapp is hosting the donation drive for Soles4Souls from June 10 to August 10 as part of the NALA’s collective cause marketing program, which encourages businesses across the country to unite for a good cause. New or gently worn pairs of shoes can be dropped off at Star Realty, 2888 Dunbar Road, Crossville, TN 38572.

“Please help us help people in need by dropping by our office and dropping off a pair of unwanted shoes,” said Lapp. “Every pair counts and can change the life of another.”

Soles4Souls is a nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. Children every day are prevented from attending school and adults are unable to work as walking becomes unbearable, which perpetuates the cycle of poverty.

“Businesses and individuals that host donation drives for Soles4Souls help us fulfill our mission by providing short-term relief and long-term solutions to global poverty,” said Buddy Teaster, Soles4Souls CEO. “Every single one of those pairs of shoes collected by our partners makes a difference in someone’s life.”

For more information about getting involved with Soles4Souls or to become an official drop-off location, visit

About Soles4Souls 

Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the organization repurposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, we have distributed more than 35 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries and generated over $250 million in economic impact. A non-profit social enterprise, Soles4Souls earns more than 70 percent of its income and commits 100 percent of donations to programs.

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