Rack Room donates $ 100,000 for tornado relief efforts

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January 7, 2022: After a series of tornadoes that ravaged communities in Kentucky and Tennessee in early December, Rack room shoes donated $ 100,000 to the American Red Cross to help recovery efforts in affected communities. “The impact of the devastation will require long-term solutions, so I am deeply touched that we can help the American Red Cross reach children and families in need,” said Mark Lardie, President and CEO general of Rack Room Shoes, which operates dozens of locations in western Kentucky and mid-Tennessee. The company has confirmed that all of its associates and managers of these stores are safe.

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Major initiatives in 2021

December 30, 2021: LuisaViaRoma hosted the fifth edition of its charity event for the benefit of Unicef Wednesday, December 29. For the very first winter edition of the Italian distributor, the event was held at Eden Rock in St Barth. The evening included a cocktail, gala dinner, live auction of exclusive items, works of art and experiences conducted by Michael Macaulay of Sotheby’s, and a special performance by the award-winning artist of a Grammy Dua Lipa. International celebrities, philanthropists and distinguished guests attended the evening and helped raise more than € 4 million to support UNICEF’s work in the care and protection of vulnerable children around the world .

December 28, 2021: Dick’s Sporting Goods is partnering with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado to help provide sports balls to youth in the community. By the new program, dubbed “PCSO on the Ball,” MPs will hand out soccer balls, footballs and basketballs provided by Dick’s when they meet young people on a patrol. “Sports and recreation are great ways for the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office to connect with our youth,” Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor said in a statement. “Very often a child’s first interaction with law enforcement is during a crisis or negative situation. This program gives our MPs the opportunity to interact with children in a positive and healthy way. We hope that this type of interaction will lead to positive and ongoing relationships in the future. “

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