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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. — Giving back is important to Brian and Rhoda Murphy, Owners of Brightway, The Murphy Agency. In September 2018, they began to collect shoes for the non-profit, Soles4Souls. On Feb. 8, they delivered 260 pairs of shoes to Coastal Export International, which serves as a Soles4Souls warehouse in Miami.
“We are grateful for opportunity to be of service. What started off as ‘Let’s see what we can do,’ gained momentum with The Benjamin School kicking in, and the results were inspiring,” said Brian Murphy. “We collected all colors, shapes and sizes of new and slightly used sneakers, dress shoes, soccer shoes, football shoes, basketball shoes, boots and even a pair of ballerina slippers.”
He added, “Many hands, or in this case feet, were involved, and we feel like we made a difference. It was so rewarding that we’ve decided to continue to collect shoes for Soles4Souls.”
Those wishing to donate to Soles4Souls may drop off new or gently worn shoes at Brightway, The Murphy Agency located at:
4550 Donald Ross Road Suite I-110
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Brightway, The Murphy Agency is helping families in South Florida protect their homes, cars and much more.
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $569 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.
Brightway’s focus is on producing win-win-win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.
Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to more than 800 people in 178 offices across 21 states serving customers in all 50 states.
Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., the organization repurposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, it has distributed more than 30 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries. A nonprofit social enterprise, Soles4Souls earns more than half of its income and commits 100% of donations to programs. Visit soles4souls.org for more information.