Foot Locker Supports Fred Jordan Mission

Foot Locker Inc. on Oct. 1 will supply to more than More than 4,000 impoverished boys and girls at Fred Jordan Missions' 27th Annual “Caring For Kids” Back-To-School Giveaway.

The kids will also get new clothing, backpacks filled with school supplies, In-N-Out burgers and Paul Mitchell hair styles.

Throughout the day, children will star in their own “Red Carpet Runway Fashion Show,” modeling their new athletic shoes, clothing and backpacks.

In the past 27 years, more than 135,000 children have received new shoes, complete school outfits, school supplies and burgers, at the Mission's Back-to-School event, thanks to the generous partnership of Foot Locker, In-N-Out, Paul Mitchell, Knit Works, and other corporations and individuals.

WHEN:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015

• Children and families start lining up at 6:00am

• Back-To-School Giveaway begins at 9:00am.

Registration is not required.

WHERE:

FRED JORDAN MISSION, 445 Towne Avenue, Los Angeles (corner of Towne and East 5th Street)
The Fred Jordan Mission, open 365 days a year since 1944, provides nearly 1,000 servings of food each  day for hungry families, builds orphanages, schools and hospitals, and distributes food and clothing to people living on the street. The Mission is a non-profit, faith-based, educational and relief organization emphasizing education, job training, and self-reliance.     

Other sponsors include: In-N-Out Burger, Paul Mitchell Schools, Shelter Partnership; Vera R. Campbell, Knit Works, John Paul Mitchell Hair Care, USC School of Dentistry, Shelter Partnership Los Angeles, Children's Hunger Fund, Friendship Baptist Church, Edgewood Press, Adrianna Rio and Feed the Children.

 

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Thomas J. Ryan

Thomas J. Ryan Senior Business Editor | SGB Media tryan@sgbonline.com | 917.375.4699

Foot Locker Supports Fred Jordan Mission

In a partnership with Foot Locker and Fred Jordan Mission in Los Angeles, more than 4,000 impoverished boys and girls will be given free
athletic shoes, new clothing, backpacks filled with school supplies,
In-N-Out burgers and haircuts to help them return to school.

WHAT:

Terrence J, co-anchor of the international news program E! News, and former Foot Locker employee, will kick off the event by escorting the first group of children into the Missions Chapel, which will be transformed into a giant Foot Locker store.

Throughout the day, children will star in their own “Red Carpet Runway Fashion Show,” modeling their new athletic shoes, clothing and backpacks.

More than 130,000 children have received new Foot Locker shoes, complete school outfits, school supplies and food at the Mission’s Back-to-School event in the past 26 years, thanks to the generous partnership of individuals and corporations like Foot Locker, In-N-Out, and others.

WHEN:
 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014

Children and families start lining up at 6:00am
Back-To-School Giveaway begins at 9:00am.

Registration is not required.

WHERE:

FRED JORDAN MISSION, 445 Towne Avenue, Los Angeles (corner of Towne and East 5th Street)
The Fred Jordan Mission, open 365 days a year since 1944, provides nearly 1,000 servings of food each day for hungry families, builds orphanages, schools and hospitals, and distributes food and clothing to people living on the street. The Mission is a non-profit, faith-based, educational and relief organization emphasizing education, job training, and self-reliance.          

Foot Locker, Inc. Foot Locker, Inc., operates approximately 3,500 athletic specialty retail stores in 23 countries in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.  Through its Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, SIX:02, Runners Point, and Sidestep retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customer channels footlocker.com, Eastbay.com, CCS.com, SIX:02.com, runnerspoint.com, and sidestep-shoes.com, the Company is the leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel.

Other sponsors include: In-N-Out Burger, Paul Mitchell Schools, Shelter Partnership; Vera R. Campbell, Knit Works, John Paul Mitchell Hair Care, USC School of Dentistry, Shelter Partnership Los Angeles Breakfast Club, Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, Merrill Lynch, Starbucks and Phillips Lerner, a Law Cooperation.

About The Author

Thomas J. Ryan

Thomas J. Ryan Senior Business Editor | SGB Media tryan@sgbonline.com | 917.375.4699

Foot Locker Supports Fred Jordan Mission

About 60 Foot Locker associates sorted and organized 4,000 pairs of brand new athletic shoes and socks
for what has become America's largest Back-to-School Giveaway, thanks to
a unique partnership with Fred Jordan Missions & Foot Locker.

On Thursday,
Oct. 3, thousands of underprivileged children from all over
southern California will be given free brand new shoes, new clothes, school
supplies and food to help them get a great start to the new school
year.

In the past 24 years, more than 125,000 children have received new
shoes, clothes, backpacks, hairstyles, personal care kits, and school
supplies valued at well over 30 million dollars.  All the items have
been donated by caring individuals, and companies.

WHEN:           

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013; Shoe Sorting – – 9:00am – 2:00pm                        

Come
see thousands of pairs of new shoes, socks, new clothes, back packs and
school supplies being sorted, organized and displayed for the Fred
Jordan Missions and Foot Locker's Cares for Kids Back-to-School Giveaway

WHERE:        

FRED JORDAN MISSION, 445 Towne Avenue, Skid Row, Los Angeles (corner of East 5th Street & Towne Avenue)

WHO:             

The
Fred Jordan Mission , open 365 days a year since 1944, feeds hundreds
of hungry people a day and provides assistance to impoverished
individuals and families. The Mission is a non-profit, faith-based,
educational and relief organization that focuses on education, job
training, and self-reliance.

About The Author

Thomas J. Ryan

Thomas J. Ryan Senior Business Editor | SGB Media tryan@sgbonline.com | 917.375.4699

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