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Share Your Soles fundraiser set for Sept. 18

MonPurdy from Share Your Soles holds shoes near container nonprofit's former Alsip facility. | File photo

Mona Purdy, from Share Your Soles, holds shoes near a container at the nonprofit's former Alsip facility. | File photo

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Updated: October 1, 2014 6:03AM



The Burnham Park Yacht Club, 1500 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago, will host the 15th Annual Share Your Soles Fundraiser Celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 18.

Share Your Soles is an international nonprofit founded in 1999 by Mona Purdy, a graduate of Richards High School in Oak Lawn, to bring shoes and other items to impoverished children all over the world.

Tickets are $125 and include appetizers, dinner buffet and live entertainment by John David, of Ditka’s Restaurant; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Epsilon Eta Chapter, from Chicago State University; and celebrity disc jockeys Madrid Perry and Kamil Bartoszcze.

Parking is available for $1 per hour.

To reserve tickets, visit www.shareyoursoles.org. For more information, call (708) 448-4469 or email info@shareyoursoles.org.

Staff report



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