Eglin members donate shoes to CIC Kids

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Members of Eglin Air Force Base helped the kids living at Children in Crisis by donating over 150 pairs of shoes valued at $7,500.  Thanks to the generous donations from the members, the kids living at the CIC Neighborhood will have an extra pair of shoes to start the new year off right.

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The shoe donation collection was called “Soles for Souls” and it was coordinated throughout the base by MSgt Laveena Pugh.  The shoe donation goal was to help the more than 100 children that will call CIC home this year.

According to Ken Hair, CIC President & CEO, “The donation helped provide our children with much needed shoes and a BIG SMILE!  The donation truly makes a difference and we are very thankful.”

Children in Crisis, Inc. is a 501(c)(3), non-profit  charity of caring people working together to give a home and establish hope to the abused, neglected, and abandoned children of our community. Since 2008, CIC has provided a home, care and love to over 700 at-risk children.  To learn more about Children in Crisis call 850-864-4242 or visit www.childrenincrisisfl.org.

Photo left to right:  Members of Eglin Air Force Base donate over 150 pair of shoes valued at over $7,500 to Children in Crisis for the at-risk children living at the CIC Neighborhood.  The shoe donation collection was called “Soles for Souls” and was coordinated throughout Eglin by MSgt Leveena Pugh, (not pictured).  Ken Hair, CIC President and CEO receives the donation from SrA Angela Streets, TSgt Marv Wildrick, SSgt Ashlyn Williams, and AIC Lola Alcon.  The shoe donation will give a BIG SMILE to the over 100 children that will call the CIC Neighborhood home this year.


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