Brush Footwear and the Pittsburgh Penguin Players for Haiti Relief

Sometimes things just snowball,  they start small and just fall into place to make best out of a situation. That was the case when Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shoe customizer Ben Smith of Brush Footwear ended up with an order of 1500 pairs of slip-ons he had produced by an factory in China that did not turn out to be the end product he wanted. How are the Pittsburgh Penguins, Haiti, and the Max Talbot Foundation part of the story? Click on the photos or links below to read the two articles about the story.

Artist Ben Smith takes to a different canvas with his designs on