'First Day Shoe Fund' benefits Kalamazoo kids in need

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - You can help a Kalamazoo Public School student in need get a new pair of shoes before the first day of class.

The First Day Shoe Fund is hosting a community distribution event at Northeastern Elementary School on Gertrude Street.

Students who can take advantage of the free items are KDPS students entering Kindergarten through third grade, and they must qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Kids also must attend Wednesday's event if they want a proper fitting for their shoes and socks.

The event runs until 7:00 p.m.

More information on First Day Shoe Fund can be found by clicking here.