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As lava flows toward Hawaii town, Salvation Army is prepared to help
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According to the Weather Channel, hot, molten lava from the Kilauea volcano is slowing creeping toward 900 homes in the city of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Thankfully, Salvation Army personnel are already prepared to respond with food and water for displaced residents, emergency management workers and volunteers through the use of our mobile kitchen – called a “canteen.”

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New Balance helps Salvation Army with eco-friendly shoe!

Submitted by on October 5, 2011 – No Comment

newSKY shoe by New Balance

This week shoemaker New Balance debuted their newest line of footwear. Called newSKY, the shoes are made with 95% recycled plastic bottles!

According to the video on their website, it takes 8 bottles to make a pair of shoes. Click on the white arrow below to find out more about how they’re made.

And, in the spirit of Reduce, Reuse & Recycle, our friends at New Balance are encouraging customers to donate the shoes they no longer wear to us. What a great idea! Thanks New Balance.

:: Click here to find a Salvation Army drop off location for your gently-used shoes.

:: Click here for a link to the New Balance website where you can learn more about newSKY.


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