Kanye West as well as Kim Kardashian West are authorizing footwears for a good cause.
Kanye West authorized a pair of Yeezy boost 350s, while Kim Kardashian West signed a pair of shoes from her Kardashian compilation, both to be auctioned on ebay.com tomorrow. All proceeds will certainly benefit Soles4Souls and their goal to aid those in requirement.
“It was really generous of them and this will bring in some excellent cash that we could put to use on the feet of individuals in demand,” claimed Soles4Souls Chief Executive Officer Pal Teaster. “Their participation has actually boosted awareness of [our company] in the sneakerhead globe, as well as a bunch of support has come from their following.”.
The donation comes on the heels of a previous contribution of 1,000 pairs from the West family members in December, when they found out about 18-year-old Amelia Flores from Wichita, Kan. Flores was working to accumulate 2,000 sets of footwears, as well as thanks to the Wests’ involvement and also Twitter callout, she exceeded her goal.
As a matter of fact, Flores was recognized at FN System in Las Vegas Tuesday with a life-sized aircraft ticket to Central America for a providing journey by Soles4Souls to mark her payments and the offer to travel on a giving trip with the organization. The nonprofit is currently working with Flores to contribute the 1,000 pairs of footwears given away by the Wests across places like Los Angeles and also her house state of Kansas.
“The whole thing has actually been fantastic,” included Teaster. “Their existence is something to witness.”.