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January 27, 2010 at

Magnum Donates Shoes & Boots to Haiti

Following the destructive earthquake in Haiti, many companies serving the fire, EMS and law enforcement communities are playing a crucial part in rescue efforts. Over the next few weeks, FireRescue will highlight those companies that are having a direct impact on relief efforts.

Following is one example of a company striving to make a difference in this devastated nation.

Following the devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti earlier this month, Magnum Boots USA answers the appeal to fill the need of some basic human necessities: shoes. Recognizing that shoes are critical to help survivors locate others trapped in the rubble and safely begin the rebuilding process, 900 pairs of boots and shoes were donated to The boots and shoes will be distributed to victims of the earthquake so they are able to safely reconstruct their lives.

“Our hearts go out to our Haitian neighbors as we struggle to comprehend the magnitude of this disaster, and we cannot forget how important basic necessities, such as shoes, will be in the ongoing rescue and rebuilding efforts,” said Bill Berta, CEO of Magnum Boots USA. “We deeply appreciate the work of Soles 4 Souls and encourage everyone to look into their own closets in support of this tragedy.”

For ways to help those in need, please donate your gently used shoes to Souls4Souls. For more information please log into for details.