EMU Australia Gives Back

image.jpgOFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., (May 7, 2008) – EMU Australia Inc., an Australian lifestyle brand, recently donated  200 pairs of new boots to Feed The Children, a non-profit organization.

Feed The Children, the 9th largest charity in the United States, provides relief to underprivileged children and their families in the United States and around the world by organizing donations of daily commodities such as food and beverages, personal care items, educational supplies and new clothing.

"We are quite fortunate to have the opportunity to donate our product to such an uplifting foundation," said Ted Houston, CEO of Emu Australia.  "As a corporation, it is important to help out our society when possible and this is a very simple but effective way to give support."

Emu Australia plans to continue to support the organization with in-kind donations when possible.

Feed The Children will distribute Emu products locally, nationally or internationally and will communicate back how the organization saw best to distribute the footwear.

You can help too! Please visit the official Web site HERE  for more information on Feed The Children.

EMU Australia ("EMU," pronounced 'eem-you'), is an Australian lifestyle brand of innovative wool and uniquely Australian based on the most modern footwear technologies available.  Founded in 1994 by a surf industry veteran and now owned by Paul and David Neate, EMU is known globally for its tradition of offering the most comfortable shoes in the world, with products ranging from traditional sheepskin and merino wool boots, slippers, to casual comfort slides, a sweet kids range, limited urban art styles, thongs and performance sport sandals.  For more information about Emu Australia visit www.emuridge.com  or contact Kristin Marie Kolenic at kkolenic@emuaustralia.net.