4,000 Impoverished L.A. Children To Be Given New Athletic Shoes At 25th Annual Fred Jordan Missions & Foot Locker "Cares For Kids Back-to-School Giveaway" E!News anchor Terrence 'J' Jenkins to kick off event PR Newswire Oct. 2 Over 4,000 underprivileged children wait patiently in lines for hours to receive, what will be for many, their first new pair of athletic WHAT: shoes. The children will also be given new clothing, backpacks filled with school supplies, In-N-Out burgers and hair cuts to help them return to school ready to learn. Terrence J, co-anchor of the international news program E! NEWS, and former Foot Locker employee himself, will kick off the event by escorting the first group of children into the Missions' Chapel, which will be transformed into a giant Foot Locker store. To help celebrate the 25^th silver anniversary of this annual event, there will be a ceremonial ribbon cutting, a silver anniversary cake and a red carpet fashion show starring several of the children modeling their new athletic shoes and clothes on the runway. More than 125,000 children have received complete school outfits, school supplies and clothesat the Mission's Back-to-School event in the past 25 years, thanks to the generous partnership of individuals and corporations like Foot Locker, In-N-Out, and others. WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013 oChildren and families start lining up at 6:00am oBack-To-School Giveaway begins at 9:00am. Registration is not required. WHERE: FRED JORDAN MISSION, 445 Towne Avenue, Los Angeles (corner of Towne and East 5th Street) The Fred Jordan Mission, open 365 days a year since 1944, feeds 1,000 people a day and provides nutritious meals for hungry families, builds schools and hospitals, and distributes food and clothing to people living on the street. The Mission is a non-profit, faith-based, educational and relief organization emphasizing education, job training, and self-reliance. Foot Locker, Inc. Foot Locker, Inc., operates approximately 3,500 athletic specialty retail stores in 23 countries in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Through its Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Runners Point, and Sidestep retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customer channels footlocker.com, Eastbay, and CCS.com, the Company is the leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel. Other sponsors include: In-N-Out Burger, Paul Mitchell Schools, Shelter Partnership; Vera R. Campbell, Knit Works, John Paul Mitchell Hair Care, USC School of Dentistry, Shelter Partnership Los Angeles Breakfast Club, Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, Merrill Lynch, Starbucks and Phillips Lerner, a Law Cooperation. Contact: Suzanna Choi (949) 254-8080 email@example.com /PRNewswire/ -- Oct. 2, 2013/ SOURCE Fred Jordan Mission
4,000 Impoverished L.A. Children To Be Given New Athletic Shoes At 25th Annual Fred Jordan Missions & Foot Locker "Cares For
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