Nordstrom To Give 25,000 Kids In Need A Step In The Right Direction For Back To School
"The simple gift of new athletic shoes can be a new lease on life for a child when they start the school year," said
Since 2010, Nordstrom has partnered with Shoes That Fit to donate more than 165,000 pairs of shoes to children in local communities across the U.S. and
"If anyone understands the confidence a new pair of shoes can provide, it's Nordstrom," said Kristin Frossmo, executive vice president, general merchandise manager of shoes at Nordstrom. "We were founded in 1901 as a small shoe store, and this program gives us a chance to honor our past while investing in the future of these children by helping to give them an invaluable sense of their own importance and abilities."
Nordstrom's partnership with Shoes That Fit is just one of the many ways the company gives back to important causes throughout the year. Through its Gift Card Give Back program, which donates one percent of all gift card sales, Nordstrom supports nonprofits in every community where it does business. In 2018, the company gave more than
ABOUT SHOES THAT FIT:
A national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Claremont, CA., Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. Named a California Nonprofit of the Year, Shoes That Fit delivered new athletic shoes to more than 120,000 children in more than 2,600 schools across 48 states last year alone. Help ensure that no child misses school because they don't have shoes that fit by visiting our website http://www.shoesthatfit.org.
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