Share Our Shoes Rally on Monday

In celebration of MLK Week, the Academic Community Service Learning Program is sponsoring a “Share Our Shoes Rally” on Monday, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Alfonso Elder Student Union. Gently used shoes will be collected and donated to Haitian earthquake victims and local communities through Share Our Shoes (SOS), a nonprofit organization in Raleigh. NCCU’s men’s basketball Coach Levelle Moton has been named the official spokesperson of SOS and is supporting the organization’s goal of collecting 1 million pairs of shoes for Haiti. The rally will include prizes from event sponsors including: Rapid Fitness, Omega Sports, Fleet Feet Sports, Foot Solutions and Sonics.

Shoe donation boxes can be found throughout the campus in the following locations:
1. Student Union
2. School of Education
3. Edmonds Classroom Building
4. Miller-Morgan Building
5. Mary Townes Science Building
6. Cottage One (Academic Community Service Learning Program)
7. Student Services Building
8. School of Business
9. Hubbard-Totton Building
10. University Police
11. Physical Plant (front office)
12. McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium (Coach Moton’s office)
13. All Residence Halls (first floor)

Share Our Shoes is a shoe charity dedicated to providing shoes for those in desperate need. To date, Share Our Shoes has sent 395,000 pairs to the Haiti earthquake victims, 27,000 pairs to flood victims in Nashville, Tenn., and more than 10,000 pairs to local homeless, elderly and financially struggling families.
For more information, contact the Academic Community Service Learning Program at 530-6143.