Fred Jordan Missions and Foot Locker Gives Away Back-to-School Shoes to Underprivileged Kids in LA
5,000 pairs given away.
Fred Jordan Missions and Foot Locker recently invited us to give back to the kids of Los Angeles. They’re continuing their partnership to provide nearly 5,000 underprivileged children with new shoes and socks to get them ready for back to school. Their annual giveaway Fred Jordan Missions, located at 445 Towne Avenue.
Skid Row was literally transformed into an outdoor mall for the day; the first destination being a huge Foot Locker store. Dozens of Foot Locker associates and influencer – dressed in their iconic black and white striped uniforms and gave each child a new pair of quality shoes. Fred Jordan Missions’ unique 29-year partnership with Foot Locker has supplied more than 100,000 children with new athletic shoes and socks over the years.
Volunteers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, corporations, churches and schools escorted the children to tables piled high with donated gifts and hygiene kits. In-N-Out Burger brought out their signature red and white food trucks to serve the children and their parents a delicious burger hot-off-the-grill, followed by a visit to Paul Mitchell’s tent, where stylists will cut and style each child’s hair.