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Father Joel Gillam of Upper Darby is helping distribute free shoes to needy schoolkids.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Needy Philadelphia Schoolkids Getting Free Shoes

They’re not the newest Nikes, but these “Toms” sneakers are great for gym class.

09/30/2013

(A worker helps pack and load backpacks and other school supplies for needy children in the Philadelphia school system.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia’s Neediest Schoolchildren Getting Free Backpacks, School Supplies

Thanks to a giveaway, nearly a thousand needy students in the Philadelphia school district who didn’t have a backpack or basic supplies now have them.

10/03/2012

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