Recently, 400 students in need gathered at Leighton Elementary School in Leighton, Ala., to open boxes of new athletic shoes provided through a partnership with Listerhill Credit Union and the non profit Shoes That Fit.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership (with) Listerhill Credit Union,” Amy Fass, executive director of Shoes That Fit, told the Times Daily. “Tragically, one child out of every five lives in poverty in the U.S. Far too many families have to make a choice between food and other basic necessities for their children, and shoes are one of the most expensive items for families to purchase.”
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