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Boys and Girls Club member Joliette Kennedy loves her new shoes.
Boys and Girls Club member Joliette Kennedy loves her new shoes.
Mathew Tappendorf, Fallbrook St. Extension Boys and Girls Club member, shows off his new shoes at Payless.
Mathew Tappendorf, Fallbrook St. Extension Boys and Girls Club member, shows off his new shoes at Payless.

Boys & Girls Club, Payless to provide new shoes for kids


Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Issue 08, Volume 18.
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FALLBROOK – Boys & Girls Clubs of North County is pleased to announce that they were selected as an official partner of "Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids," an annual giving program from Payless Shoe Source. One hundred and fifty members from among the six Boys & Girls Clubs of North County sites participated in the event.

The members were divided into groups of 25 and went with club staff and volunteers to the local Payless Shoe Source in Fallbrook from Jan. 27 to Feb. 5. The children, ranging in age from 5 to 18, enjoyed shopping for and selecting their very own pair of new shoes.

Payless Shoe Source staff was on hand to measure the children’s feet and to help with their selection. Karen Kenner, site supervisor for the Live Oak Extension of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County, said "This is one of my favorite events of the year. It is so exciting for the kids to get to pick out their own pair of new shoes. It gives them such a sense of competence. We are so appreciative to Payless for their generosity."

To find out more about how the Boys & Girls Club helps the kids in the community, visit www.bgcnorthcounty.org.


 

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Comment Profile ImageLee
Comment #1 | Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm
That's the spirit!

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