Seattle, WA (May 2008) One for me. One for you. Itâ€™s a lesson children learn early on about sharing. See Kai Run, popular manufacturer of the perfect first shoe for new walkers wants to take that philosophy to a global scale by matching the sale of each shoe sold in June with a donation to Soles4Souls. Itâ€™s all part of See Kai Runâ€™s continuing campaign to share its shoes with children who need them the most.
Soles4Souls is an international charity dedicated to providing footwear to disadvantaged people around the world. The June matching event includes both sales made online at www.seekairun.com as well as through our retail partners. Since establishing a relationship with Soles4Souls 2 years ago, See Kai Run has donated over 16,000 pairs of shoes to children in need and expects to add many more to that total as a result of this event.
“We are excited to bring this idea directly to the parents and grandparents who purchase See Kai Run shoes,â€ says Cause Haun, Founder. â€œBy the end of June, we expect to put thousands of new See Kai Run shoes on the feet of children who need them most. We’re grateful to have the opportunity to work with Soles4Souls who does such a fantastic job of getting the footwear to those who need it.”
About See Kai Run
See Kai Run shoes are hand-crafted from supple sheepskin with padded collars and a breathable leather lining. Soles are constructed from extremely flexible rubber, allowing new walkers lots of freedom to move while protecting their feet on all kinds of terrain.
See Kai Run is a family-owned and operated business located outside of Seattle, Washington. The idea was born when owner Cause Haun was on a quest for the perfect first pair of shoes for her son, Kai. Unable to find shoes in fun styles that still promoted the healthy development of little feet, Cause and her husband created their own line of shoes that satisfied all of these needs. In just three and a half years, See Kai Run has seen sales expand from a few boutiques, mostly in the Seattle area, to stores all around the country and worldwide. Please visit www.seekairun.com for additional information.
Soles4Souls facilitates the donation of shoes, which are used to aid the hurting worldwide. Everyone from shoe companies to retailers and individuals can donate footwear (both new and used). The Soles4Souls team has used the gift of shoes in the relief efforts for the Asian Tsunami and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. More than 900,000 pairs were collected for these disasters. For more information, visit www.giveshoes.org.