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5th Annual Shoes and Books Drive
Donates over 250 pairs of shoes, books,
backpack and school supplies

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LAS CRUCES – Aprendamos Intervention Team donated over 250 backpacks filled with shoes and books to children in the Hatch, NM community. Children ages birth to 10 signed up for a pair of new shoes in June and on August 4th, the shoes were delivered along with books and backpacks.

This is the fifth year that Aprendamos has held their Shoes and Books Drive. Each year signing up and donating between 250 – 350 pairs of shoes, books and backpacks. Aprendamos Intervention Team Staff along with donations from Pic Quik, Children’s Dental Clinic of Las Cruces, and Customs and Border Protection – Columbus Port of Entry sponsored each child. Children also stayed to win school supplies and door prizes while also enjoying lunch.

Aprendamos Intervention Team created the Shoes & Books Drive to help children most in need in our surrounding communities. Aprendamos has made it one of their missions to support children and school readiness through the Shoes and Books Drive.