Share the Spirit Foundation, Inc. helping kids in need find shoes

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SPRINGFIELD - Share the Spirit Foundation, Inc. officials say they are helping children in need during the "Shoes for Kids" event on October 23.

Officials say volunteers and donors gathered at the Payless shoe store, located at 2500 North Dirksen Parkway in Springfield, earlier this morning to help obtain new shoes for Riverton students in need.  During the event, donors helped each child select the right shoe or boot to meet his or her needs.

The Share the Spirit Foundation, Inc. has distributed nearly 7,000 pairs of shoes to children across the country for more than a decade.  All proceeds received by the foundation are used to benefit those in need.

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