Easton Elementary PTO Shoe Drive Fundraiser is Underway!

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The Easton Elementary PTO is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser which began on September 4th and will continue through November 3rd.  The purpose of the shoe drive is to raise funds for field trips and school supplies for students. Easton Elementary will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for the collected shoes. Money collected will benefit our students greatly. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used and new shoes at the Easton Elementary School campus at 305/307 Glenwood Avenue (Dobson and Moton).

The Easton Elementary PTO is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser to raise funds for field trips and school supplies. Funds will be raised based on the total weigh of the pairs of shoes collected. Middle and high school students have volunteered their time to help the younger students!

“We are excited about our shoe drive,” said Tara Blades, shoe drive organizer. “We know that most people have extra shoes in their closets they would like to donate to us. By doing so, we raise money to provide exciting field trip opportunities and additional classroom supplies for our students.”

During the first week, 21 bags of shoes were collected (25 pairs each bag).  “So far there has been great support from businesses in the community who have donated shoes, boxes, and storage space,” Blades added.  Middle school and high school students are helping to sort and bag shoes for community service hours.  The goal is to collect at least 79 more bags of shoes in the remaining seven weeks of the project.

Shoes donated to Easton Elementary will make a difference in people’s lives around the world, as well as provide extra opportunities for our local students.  Please feel free to bring your shoes to the drop off location at Easton Elementary.

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