Melissa St. Louis (left) and Sandrine Podlesnik have been able to collect 55 pairs of shoes and boots from their co-workers at Mainstream Canada. Their donations will be sent to less fortunate people around the world.

These shoes were made for sharing

Mainstream Canada’'s Campbell River staff have put their hearts, and their soles, into their latest act of kindness

Mainstream Canada’’s Campbell River staff have put their hearts, and their soles, into their latest act of kindness.

Employees dug deep into their closets and their wallets and donated 55 pairs of new and gently-used shoes and boots, which will be sent to people around the world in need of footwear by the Souls4Soles charity.

The donations in Campbell River are being collected by Total Delivery Systems, which is also transporting them to Kelowna. From there, the shoes and boots will be distributed globally.

Since 2005, the charity has given away seven million pairs of shoes in 127 different countries. Visit www.soles4soulscanada.com for more information.

Mainstream Canada is one of B.C.’s largest salmon farming companies and is based in Campbell River.