Soles4Souls Australia was established in 2011 and is based on the theory that when a butterfly flaps its wings on one side of the world it can create a hurricane on the other side. Soles4Souls objective is about making our impact on the world and the lives of others, whether they live next door or across oceans, a positive one. Did you know it is estimated that 300 million children and 1.5 billion people globally do not own a pair of shoes? Shoes improve health and create opportunities including schooling, employment and sport. Soles4Souls Australia collect gently worn and new shoes for children, women and men in need around the world both in Australia and abroad, who are disadvantaged because they do not own shoes or have inadequate footwear.