Kicks for the Kids appointments now open; donation deadline extended

Hundreds of students take home new shoes at Kicks for the Kids event

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Local students who are in need of a new pair of shoes for the new school year can now sign up for the giveaway event.

Registration is now open for the Kicks for the Kids Shoe giveaway. It will be held August 4-6 at The Bethel Church. Parents can go HERE to book appointments to get free shoes for their children. Families must have an appointment for each child. The Bethel Church is located in the Hogan’s Creek neighborhood at 215 Bethel Baptist St, Jacksonville, FL 32202.

You can still donate a pair of new shoes for a child through Sunday, July 31.

Kicks for the kids

Our drop-off locations this year are WJXT Channel 4, Closets By Design, 121 Financial Branches, 1st Place Sports, Meow and Barks Boutique, Fragrant Body Oilz, 1 Foxy Lady Café, The Cake Bar and the second floor lobby at JTA headquarters. Addresses for our drop-off locations are below.

1,237 pairs of shoes were donated this year for Kicks for the Kids. Thank you! (WJXT)

Drop-off locations for new shoes:

WJXT Channel 4

  • 4 Broadcast Pl., 32207

Closets By Design of the First Coast

  • 3728 Philips Highway, Suite 301, 32207

121 Financial Branches

1st Place Sports

Meow and Barks Boutique

  • 1537 San Marco Blvd., 32207

Fragrant Body Oilz

  • 4251 Lenox Ave., Suite 2, 32205

1 Foxy Lady Cafe

  • 1837 N. Pearl St., 32206

The Cake Bar

  • 4006 Main St. N., 32206

JTA Headquarters

  • 100 LaVilla Center Drive

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