HELPING THE HOMELESS GET OFF THE STREETS AND BACK ON THEIR FEET
etnies and the LA Mission Celebrate Anniversaries Together By Giving Out 2,000 Pairs of Shoes

Lake Forest, CA – This year marks the Los Angeles Mission’s 75th anniversary, and Pierre-Andre Senizergues, etnies owner and CEO, with an etnies crew helped them celebrate last Friday by giving 2,000 pairs of shoes to the homeless.  Over the last 13 years etnies has flowed 32,000 pairs of shoes to homeless people living in Los Angeles.  Click here to see a video of the event and hear from Skid Row locals: etnies.com.

“etnies congratulates the Los Angeles Mission on 75 years of helping get the homeless off the street and back on their feet,” said Pierre-Andre Senizergues.  “etnies is celebrating our 25 year anniversary this year too and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to serve the homeless together with hundreds of volunteers.  Our hope is that these new shoes become a symbol for those who receive them – it just takes one step forward to make a change.”

About etnies:
Established in 1986, etnies is the first skateboarder-owned and operated global action sports footwear and apparel company. etnies not only pushed the envelope by creating the first pro model skate shoe, but it pioneered technological advances  and changed the face of skateboard footwear forever. Today, etnies’ vision, led by owner and skateboarder Pierre-André Senizergues, is to remain the leading action sports company committed to creating innovative products that provide the most style, comfort and protection possible.  etnies stays true to its roots by sponsoring world class skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, moto x, BMX and auto teams and continues its dedication by giving back to each of these communities.  For additional information, visit etnies.com.