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By Steve Salins
Reporter 

School and church pair up to help bring new shoes to Lind students

 

Journal photo by Steve Salins

Lind Elementary School students pose with their new pair of shoes that they received on March 27. The shoe giveaway was sponsored by the Lind Cavalry Assembly of God Church through the Assembly of God USA's missions arm, Convoy of Hope.

More than 200 happy feet traveled home from Lind Elementary School last week. Every child between pre-school and sixth grade got a new pair of shoes on March 27, sponsored by the Lind Cavalry Assembly of God Church through the Assembly of God USA's missions arm, Convoy of Hope.

About an hour before classes let out, organizer Kim Schofstoll and her group of volunteers gathered in the main hallway with bags of shoes, which were sorted and marked according to destination classes. Platters of assorted zip-locked cookies accompanied the shoes to each class, so once each student tried on their n...



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