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Promotion Yields $8,000 Donation to Alleviate Poverty Worldwide


SR Max donates $1 for each pair of safety shoes sold to Whole Foods Whole Planet Foundation

Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) February 01, 2013

Poverty is everyone's concern – and though SR Max is primarily focused on making slip resistant shoes to protect employees at work, it's a company that also recognizes the importance of taking care of those who cannot help themselves.

That's why SR Max teamed up with Whole Foods to donate $1 for every pair of safety shoes purchased in November and December back to the company's Whole Planet Foundation. The partnership yielded an $8,000 donation – a rounded-up amount resulting from 7,894 pairs of shoes sold during the two-month promotion.

The funds will be used to support the Whole Planet Foundation's focus of making microloans to thousands of people with the goal of lifting them out of poverty.

“We are very happy to have the opportunity to give back in this unique manner,” said Pat Kubis, President of SR Max. “As a family-owned company, we know how important it is to take care of those who need some extra help. To be able to help in such a direct way, via the Whole Planet Foundation, is something we can all believe in.”

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About SR Max Slip Resistant Shoes (
SR Max is focused on bringing “Slip Resistant Shoes You Love from the Brands You Know and Trust” to consumers nationwide. Its passion for “Service after the Fitting” has helped them partner with more than 25,000 work locations in the U.S., making them the fastest growing slip resistant shoe provider in the country. They are focused on bringing stylish, comfortable and safe footwear to the grocery, food service, hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing industries. Their own SR Max brand of shoes features industry leading slip resistant and comfort technologies, so employees can stay safe and feel good all shift long. Other available brands include Converse, Crocs, Doc Martens, KEEN, New Balance, Rockport, Timberland, Skechers, Dickies and many more.

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