15 Angelina Co. churches join businesses in "Shoes for Orphan Souls"

15 Angelina Co. churches join businesses in "Shoes for Orphan Souls"

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Buckner Children and Family Services of Lufkin, part of Buckner International, has teamed up with KSWP-FM 90.9 and KAVX-FM 91.9 to collect new shoes to benefit children in Angelina County. From May 1st – June 26th, they have on-going collection sites at 35 locations throughout the county that will benefit children in Angelina County who will be provided the donated shoes during the Junior League of Lufkin's Back to School Bonanza on Saturday, August 1st.

“There are donation boxes all around in the communities. So, when you see these donation boxes, which are "Shoes for Orphan Souls," please donate a new pair of shoes because they are going to kids in our community," said Stephanie Gustafson, Chair for JLL's 5th Annual Back to School Bonanza.

Last year, the Junior League provided free backpacks filled with school supplies to 1,500 students who had a financial need. This year, by teaming up with Buckner, they are hoping to serve 2,000 students with the backpack, school supplies and new shoes.

To donate a new pair of athletic or canvas shoes in sizes Youth 1-Adult 9.

Monetary donations can be made to Buckner Children and Family Services to purchase shoes for the shoe collection.

For more information contact Buckner Children and Family Services- Lufkin 936-637-3300.

Drop of Locations/Collection Sites

  • A-1 Party Rental
  • Angel of Joy Lutheran Church
  • Austin Bank
  • Bella Salon & Boutique
  • Brown Shoe Fit
  • Buckner Children & Family Services
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Carpenter's Way Baptist Church
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Words and Works
  • Clawson Assembly of God Church
  • Denman Avenue Baptist Church
  • Eastview Pentecostal Church
  • Elegant Images
  • Faith Family Church
  • First Baptist Church
  • First Christian Church
  • First Methodist Church
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Harmony Hill Baptist Church
  • Health Care Networking Ass.
  • Homer United Methodist Church
  • PayLess Shoe Source
  • Regions Bank (3 locations)
  • Southside Baptist Church
  • St. Andrews Catholic Church
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church
  • Texas State Bank
  • The Colony Apartment

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