LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Foot Locker associates Tuesday organized 4,000 pairs of new athletic shoes and socks for the company’s Cares for Kids Back-To-School Giveaway.

The sorting began at 9 a.m. at Fred Jordan Mission, 445 Towne Ave., on Skid Row.

The partnership between Fred Jordan Missions and Foot Locker will provide thousands of underprivileged children with shoes, clothes, school supplies and food for the start of the school year.

Foot Locker’s Cares for Kids Back-to-School Giveaway, which will be held Oct. 3, has provided more than 125,000 children with items valued at well over $30 million over the past 25 years, officials said.

All items are donated by companies and individuals.


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