LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, February 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Nonprofit Shoes That Fit and Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom are joining forces to provide a day of fun and a brand new pair of athletic shoes for 200 area kids. The shoes are made possible by a generous donation from Clark County and will be distributed at the Parkdale Community Center on Saturday, February 19. The day will also include fun activities for children, such as a large inflatable obstacle course, a human-hungry hippo game and hamster balls. In the parking lot, kids and families will find street hockey, soccer, basketball, and soccer stations, as well as games.
“New shoes can be very expensive for families struggling to make ends meet, it’s great to see these organizations coming together to give so many local kids the shoes they need and take some of the pressure off the financial stress of hard-working families.” TICK SEGERBLOM – Clark County Commissioner
“One in five children in the United States lives in poverty, and shoes are one of the most expensive items to provide for low-income families. When families must choose between putting food on the table or buying new shoes for school you can imagine food wins every time.The simple gift of a pair of shoes can boost a child’s confidence, attendance and performance in school, and we are very grateful that Clark County takes the time to have such a positive impact on these children.AMY FASS – Executive Director and CEO, Shoes That Fit
ABOUT SUITABLE SHOES:
A national 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Claremont, CA., Shoes That Fit is tackling one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new quality shoes. sport to go to school with dignity and joy, ready to learn, play and grow. Named California Nonprofit of the Year, Shoes That Fit delivered new athletic shoes to approximately 127,000 children in more than 1,500 schools in all 50 states last year alone. Help ensure that no child misses school because they don’t have the right shoes by visiting our website: http://www.shoesthatfit.org.