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68 Hours in Haiti, Part 4: The Breakdown

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

"Yuup!" This had now become our greeting for one another, and it was coming through on Wayne's I-Pad with the help of the less-than-optimal wi-fi at the Plaza Hotel in Port Au Prince. It was my first shot at seeing Dave Hester, the biggest breakout star of the breakout hit, Storage Wars.

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 3: The Orphanage

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.24.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

Many people that I know are so caught up with the day-to-day that they forget what a gift life truly is, and I include myself in that condemnation. These kids did not take life for granted.

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 2: Downtown Port au Prince

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

In Haiti, there is no personal space, and when someone looks at you, it's right in the eye, and they don't break contact. Our group of four, flanked by the ballsiest woman I know and a six-five Haitian policeman with a gun, was being stared at by literally hundreds of people every second.

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 1: The Arrival

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

It was a world away from the tent city directly across the street... the tent city where we would film our first shots just 12 hours later.

Lesson From NYC Homeless Boot Story: How You Can Donate Shoes

Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact

No matter your thoughts on the viral photo of Jeffrey Hilman receiving boots from an NYPD officer, the adage is true that you shouldn't judge a man un...

From My Sole to Yours

Chelsea Audibert | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Chelsea Audibert

A single pair of shoes effectively prevents disease, parasites, and the general stigmatization that comes from inadequate or even non-existent shoes. Collecting and donating is a simple way to make a difference, in both humanitarian and environmental terms

Top Country Stars Sing To Bring 500,000 Pairs Of Shoes To Needy

AP | CAITLIN R. KING | Posted 06.28.2012 | Impact

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In 2000, no one had a voice like 12-year-old Billy Gilman. But when puberty temporarily took that away, he had to find another pas...

'Shoe Giver Of Tampa': Teenager Jacob Rice Brings Shoes To Needy Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Four years ago, an eager 10-year-old Florida boy was looking for a way to help his community. According to AOL News, "My motivation at the age of 10...

'National Barefoot Week' Collects Shoes For People In Need

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The first week in June, nonprofit organization Soles4Souls is celebrating National Barefoot Week, using events across the country to highlight the pli...