In partnership with Mad River Local Schools and Shoes 4 the Shoeless, HOPE4RIVERSIDE churches will be collecting new socks during the month of January. Socks will be distributed at the MRLS 2019 Parent Summit (February 9th) at the HOPE4RIVERSIDE & Shoes 4 the Shoeless resource tables. All sizes are needed (children’s, teen’s & adult) All donations should be turn in at Calvary Open Bible Church located at 3741 Valley Street, Dayton Oh 45424 between 9;00 am and 4;00 pm on Wednesday, February 6th. Questions concerning drop-off should be directed to the church at (937) 236-3692.
Shoes 4 the Shoeless is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to provide new, properly fitting gym shoes and socks to local children in need. According to their website, 40.9% of children in Montgomery County live in poverty and 15,000 local kids each year wear shoes that don’t fit or are not fit to wear.