The footwear and apparel company will donate $1 for every “like” on Facebook to provide shoes for people in need

Nashville, TN – September 14, 2011 Nine West, a division of The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY), is using its Facebook[1] page to further support the Sole4Souls organization, which collects and distributes shoes to people who need them most. The fashion-forward company will donate $1 to the shoe charity for every new person that “likes” the Nine West Facebook page before September 25th. Nine West has set a goal of donating $5,000 worth of new shoes to Soles4Souls this month.

“Facebook and Twitter are helping charities around the world engage future donors,” said Wayne Elsey, Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls. “Now, with a simple ‘thumbs up’ for Nine West, Soles4Souls can provide a pair of shoes to someone in need.”

Visit the Nine West Facebook page to help the company continue its generous giving to Soles4Souls.

For more information on how to get involved and the partnership with Nine West, visit



About The Jones Group Inc.

The Jones Group Inc. ( is a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands with best-in-class product expertise across five divisions: apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags.  The Jones Group has a reputation for innovation, excellence in product quality and value, operational execution and talent.  The Company also markets directly to consumers through branded specialty retail and outlet stores and through its e‑commerce sites.

The Company’s internationally recognized brands and licensing agreements (L) include: Nine West, Jones New York, Anne Klein, Kurt Geiger, Rachel Roy (L), Robert Rodriguez, Robbi & Nikki, Stuart Weitzman, B Brian Atwood (L), KG by Kurt Geiger, Boutique 9, Easy Spirit, Carvela, Gloria Vanderbilt, l.e.i., Bandolino, Enzo Angiolini, Nine & Co., GLO, Joan & David, Miss KG, Jones Wear, Andrew Marc/Marc Moto (L), Kasper, Energie, Evan-Picone, Le Suit, Mootsies Tootsies, Grane, Erika, Napier, Jessica Simpson (L), Dockers (L), Sam & Libby, Givenchy (L), Judith Jack, Albert Nipon and Pappagallo. 

About Soles4Souls®, Clothes4Souls®, and Hope4Souls®
Soles4Souls collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty.  Soles4Souls’ other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls, provide the same relief and support through clothing and other necessities. Donating parties are eligible for tax advantages.  Visit,, or for more information.  


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