Shoe drive for the less fortunate

    Divna Announces Shoe Drive to Benefit Soles4Souls(TM) Inc.

    TORONTO, June 5 /CNW/ - Divna, a chic new women's fashion footwear
retailer that caters to larger sizes announced today that it will be hosting a
shoe drive to benefit Soles4Souls(TM) Inc., the international footwear charity
that delivers shoes to needy people around the world.
    During the shoe drive, Divna will be offering a 15% discount to all
customers who bring in gently worn pairs of shoes toward the effort. The shoe
drive will begin on Saturday, June 21, 2008 and will end on Saturday, July 19,
2008. Divna is located at 2255 Kipling Avenue No.4, in Toronto, Ontario.
    "It is really important to me that we at Divna give back," says Divna
Founder/Owner Veronica Ljubicic. "I feel very strongly about advocating on
behalf of those less fortunate and I am proud that Divna is participating in
such a great program."
    "We are thrilled that Divna is acting on our behalf to spread joy to
people, both here in the United States and around the world," says Wayne
Elsey, Founder of Soles4Souls. "It is only because of proactive retail stores,
such as Divna, that we are able to accomplish our goal of getting shoes on the
feet of people who need them most," he says.
    For more information on how you can get involved with this shoe drive and
take advantage of the discount toward a new pair of shoes, contact Veronica
Ljubicic at (647) 342-0500 or You can also visit their website

    About Soles4Souls

    Nashville-based Soles4Souls(TM) facilitates the donations of both new and
used shoes, which are used to aid the hurting worldwide. Since its inception,
Soles4Souls has collected more than 3 million pairs (or one pair every 28
seconds) from shoe companies, retailers, and individuals. The shoes have been
distributed in more than 60 countries, including Mexico, Honduras, Romania,
Thailand, and the Sudan. The charity has been featured on NBC Nightly News
with Brian Williams, ABC News, FOX, CBS, and hundreds of regional outlets
around North America. Soles4Souls is a 501(c)(3) recognized by the IRS;
donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. Visit and or call (866) 521-SHOE.

For further information:

For further information: Veronica Ljubicic, Divna - Founder/Owner, (647)

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