Elmhurst Press: York High Shoe Drive benefits children in Africa. Read full article (pdf). Courtesy: Elmhurst Press/Suburban Life Media.
Kiwanis Magazine featured Soles for Africa in June 2011.
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Elmhurst, IL — Imagine walking out the door and not having a pair of shoes to wear. Treading over rough roads, stones, thorns or even broken glass to get to school. That’s what Rich Rosenberg observed two years ago when he visited a school in Tanzania and noticed that half the students were not wearing shoes.
Rosenberg was on a safari in Africa when he took a side trip to a rural school and had a conversation with school leaders about their students’ needs.