"Shopping for shoes is an excellent tie-in to several Girl Scout Badges," Clara Morse, a Portola Valley cadette scout, said. "But the real reason we do this is because these kids need shoes that fit them to wear to school."
"We are so grateful for the Girl Scouts' time and generosity to support our family," InnVision CEO Karae M. Lisle said. "For these children, who mostly wear donated clothes and hand-me-downs, the gift of brand new, personally selected shoes is priceless."
The scouts also prepared "comfort kits" for homeless adults, spokeswoman Renee Courington told the Almanac. "I just dropped off 80 pairs of shoes — parents are as happy as the kids!" Ms. Courington said.
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