point6 Donates 500 Pairs of Socks for Soles4Souls®

point6, the independently owned designer and manufacturer of the “Best Wool Socks Ever,” recently donated 500 Pairs of socks to Soles4Souls

Steamboat, Colo., --(March 8, 2010) – point6, the independently owned designer and manufacturer of the “Best Wool Socks Ever,” recently donated 500 Pairs of socks to Soles4Souls, a shoe charity that collects gently worn shoes and monies to provide shoes to those in need, to support their Haiti relief effort.

"We are thankful to our friends at point6 for recognizing the need in Haiti,” said Wayne Elsey, Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls. “Their donations will be used to bring hope to the people of Haiti as they struggle to rebuild their lives.”

Soles4Souls has committed more than 1.3 million pairs of shoes to the devastated area. They have partnered with other organizations on the ground in Haiti to transport and distribute the aid. More than 120,000 pairs of shoes, including work boots, rain boots, children's athletic shoes and clothing items, have already been distributed in Haiti.

point6 will bolster these efforts by contributing 500 pairs of their premium merino wool socks to provide some added comfort and support to those affected by the catastrophic quake in January.

“We are very grateful for the opportunity to partner with Soles4Souls to offer relief efforts to the victims of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti,” said Betsy Seabert, marketing director for point6. “By partnering with non-profits that are working hard to provide humanitarian aid such as Soles4Souls, we can maximize our collective support to help those in need.”

For more information on how to get involved and donate to the victims in Haiti, visit www.giveshoes.org

About point6
point6 socks are guaranteed to be the most comfortable and durable wool socks you can own. point6 uses state of the art knitting and spinning technologies to create a softer and more durable result, while the sport specific fit reinforces comfort for enhanced performance. point6 is committed to environmental stewardship and strives to ensure all products, packaging and manufacturing processes adhere to environmental guidelines. For more information please visit us online at www.point6.com.

About Soles4Souls®
Soles4Souls is a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of people like you. The charity distributes these shoes free of charge to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 7 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes (currently donating one pair every 9 seconds.) The shoes have been distributed to people in over 125 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States. Soles4Souls is a 501(c)(3) recognized by the IRS and donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. Anyone can join our cause, and we need your help. Visit www.giveshoes.org for more information.