Casa de los Ninos seeking donations of shoes, socks for kids - Tucson News Now

Casa de los Ninos seeking donations of shoes, socks for kids

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Tucson organization is working to provide 1,000 kids with a new pair of shoes and socks to start the school year. 

Casa de los Niños is holding a stuff the school bus event at El Con Center on Friday and Saturday. 

Last year, 9,000 kids received services from Casa de los Niños.

Many of them just come to organization with the clothes on their back, according to Community Relations Coordinator Dan Gregory.

The hope for the event is to give the children they serve the best opportunity to start the school year off on the right foot.

Casa de los Niños is asking for new sneakers children size 3 to adult size 11. They are also accepting monetary donations.

Shoe Carnival at El Con Center is offering 30 percent off an entire purchase if shoes are bought for this event.

The bus will be at the shopping center Friday, Aug. 26 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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