AHH Stray News: Rev. Run Holds Sneaker Event For Darfur

Rapper Rev. Run and RunAthletics have teamed with Scion to bring sneaker aficionados together in New York during a benefit event for Soles4Souls. Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that donates footwear to underprivileged children and adults. The event takes place at Ultra Nightclub in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. In order to gain access to the exclusive benefit event, attendees are asked to donate two pairs of shoes of any style and gender. All of the shoes will be donated to the struggling men and women in Darfur, Africa. The event, which features DJ Mel DeBarge on the wheels of steel, takes place tonight (October 23) from 6-8:30 PM. Rev. Run launched Run Athletics in the fall of 2003, with his brother, Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons. Run is also the star of MTV’s hit reality show Run’s House, which is now in its fifth season.