Clothe the Naked

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Clothing continues to be a need for a huge community of people worldwide.

Take for example, shoes. Hundreds of millions of poor children are running around without shoes. This exposes them to a host of potential problems, including:

  • Foot diseases, like plantars warts and fungus
  • Foreign objects, such as glass and splinters.
  • Trichinosis and other diseases that enter throught the bottom of the foot.

In the opinion of the author, who has had his share of "sole" problems, foot issues are particularly miserable. If you've ever had a problem with your foot, you know how difficult it can be. Foot problems affect one's walk, and the ability to ambulate. When one starts limping, muscles and tendons get used in odd ways; a knee problem develops, followed by a hip problem, followed by lower back stress... the pain just zig-zags through the body.

One generous foot doctor, who would take a trip to poor country for one month per year to addressing foot issues of the poor, recounted stories of plantars warts "like a big scallop" embedded in the bottom of children's feet.

All of these problems can be easily avoided with an inexpensive pair of flip flops.

In developed countries, the homeless are in constant need of clean and dry clothing. Those in colder climates also need jackets, blankets, hats, gloves, scarves, and the like to keep them warm in the winter months.

The OVerus Organization is committed to addressing this issue. We donate 2% of our annual gross income to "Caring Closets" and similar efforts to provide those in need with clothing.

As a shopper, the OVerus emblem empowers you to with a simple way to live up to this directive. Choose OVerus brands, and you take part in the commission to clothe the naked.

We Practice what we Preach...

  • The OVerus Organization is proud to donate 12% of its gross income to charity.
  • We divide this amount into six slices.
  • 2% of this amount is donated to efforts that support each of the six directives that Jesus gave us in The Judgment of Nations [Matthew 25].

    • Judment of Nations pie graph