Kicks for the Kids registration now open

New sneakers can still be donated until July 31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Local families whose children might need new shoes for the fast-approaching school year can now register for the Kicks for the Kids giveaway August 3-5 at The Bethel Church located at 215 Bethel Baptist Street.

Click This Link to Register

New sneakers for children in Kindergarten to 12th grade can still be donated at Channel 4-News4JAX and the local businesses listed below through July 31.

This Positively JAX initiative has helped collect over 15,600 pairs of shoes for local children in need since 2014.

Donate a new pair of shoes at our drop-off locations to help a child in need. (WJXT)

Our drop-off locations this year are WJXT-Channel 4, Closets By Design, 121 Financial Credit Union branches, 1st Place Sports locations, Meow and Barks Boutique, Fragrant Body Oilz, 1Foxy Lady Cafe, the Cake Bar, JTA Headquarters and McGowan’s Heating and Air Conditioning. Addresses for our drop-off locations are below.

Kicks for the Kids: Hundreds of local kids to receive new shoes; donations still needed

Drop-off locations for new shoes:

WJXT Channel 4

  • 4 Broadcast Place, 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

1Foxy Lady Cafe

  • 1837 N. Pearl St., 32206

The Cake Bar

  • 4006 Main St. N., 32206

JTA Headquarters

  • 100 LaVilla Center Drive

McGowan’s Heating and Air Conditioning

  • 11320 Phillips Pkwy Dr. E., 32256