Thousands Of Children Receive New Apparel, School Supplies On Skid Row
October 2, 2015 - School Supplies
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Thousands of impecunious children on Skid Row participated in one of a largest back-to-school giveaways on Thursday.
At 9 a.m., volunteers with a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, corporations, churches and schools escorted some-more than 4,000 children to Fred Jordan Missions, located during 445 Towne Avenue, on Skid Row.
During a giveaway, any child perceived new footwear, socks, apparel, backpacks and propagandize supplies.
Event coordinators explained this was a initial eventuality for many children to accept a code new span of jaunty shoes.
“Children via a Southland demeanour brazen to this day all year,” pronounced Willie Jordan, President of Fred Jordan Missions. “Countless children come to this eventuality with old, ragged, too-small boots stapled or taped together. They leave with code new beautiful, colorful jaunty shoes.”
An In-N-Out food lorry supposing burgers for everybody during a event.
After lunch, children done their approach over to a Paul Mitchell tent where hairdressers cut and styled their hair.
Foot Locker, a specialty jaunty retailer, and Fred Jordan Missions, a non-profit organization, partnered together for this event.
Their 27-year partnership has supposing some-more than 100,000 children with new jaunty shoes.