Shoes 4 the Shoeless to deliver 100,000th pair of shoes since its founding

A milestone is anticipated Friday as Shoes 4 the Shoeless delivers its 100,000th pair of shoes since its founding in 2010.

The organization will deliver the pair of shoes to Lincoln Elementary in Springfield.

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“It is amazing that we have been able to meet the needs of so many children within our region. There is a lot of work still to be done and we will continue to serve,” said founder and Executive Director Kris Horlacher.

The city of Springfield also is planning to issue a proclamation declaring Friday as “Shoes 4 the Shoeless Day” to honor this milestone.

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Shoes 4 the Shoeless is a Dayton-based nonprofit that provides shoes and socks to children in need through a school-based delivery system.