Foot Locker Inc. has again partnered with the Fred Jordan Missions to provide thousands of under-priviledged children in the Los Angeles area with free athletic shoes.
Those registering will also receive new clothing, backpacks filled with school supplies, In-N-Out burgers and Paul Mitchell hair-cuts and styles. Almost 1,000 children were pre-registered as of October 1.
The event will mark Fred Jordan Mission’s 30th Annual Back-to-School Giveaway. The annual event is made possible by the generous partnership of Foot Locker, In-N-Out, Paul Mitchell, Knit Works and other corporate donors and individuals.
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. – Pre-registration
Wednesday, Oct. 3– Preview the shoes
Thursday, Oct. 4
• Children and families start lining up at 6:00 a.m.
• Back-to-school giveaway begins at 9:00 a.m.
• Same-day registration Thur., Oct. 4 – first come, first served
Fred Jordan Missions, 445 Towne Avenue, Los Angeles (corner of East 5th & Towne)
Since 1944, the Fred Jordan Missions has fed homeless and impoverished men, women and families with children in downtown L.A.
Photo courtesy Foot Locker