Hundreds of children getting new shoes for the school year

Hundreds of children getting new shoes for the school year

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Catholic churches in the WAFB viewing area held an event to help make sure children in the area had new shoes when they go back to school.

Catholic Catholic charities and local churches joined with Payless Shoe Source for the “Kicks for Kids” event. More than 1,000 kids will be walking the school corridors with new shoes for the new year.

The event is held annually, and it has helped more than 7,000 students since it started in 2007.

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