Local Students Greatest Contributors for Homeless Outreach Ministries
Daphne, AL (April 4, 2017) – Hundreds of people – primarily students and teachers – in Baldwin and Mobile Counties recently donated gently used shoes to Baldwin Bone & Joint’s 14th Annual Many More Miles Campaign, resulting in 1,910 pairs of shoes finding new life.
Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., the Port City Pacers, McCoy Outdoor Co., Dr. Glenn Glass, and the University of South Alabama Student Recreation Center partnered to collect shoes for the homeless outreach programs of Wings of Life and Discovery Ministries. The campaign, now in its 14th year, got off to a running start in January and concluded at the Azalea Trail Run held on March 25th.
Students in Mobile and Baldwin Counties were also given the opportunity to collect shoes and earn money for their schools’ PE programs. Students and teachers collectively provided 72% of total shoes collected! Dixon Elementary won first place, collecting 743 pairs of shoes and received a $300 cash prize. Fairhope Intermediate took second place ($200), and Spanish Fort Elementary received third prize ($100).
Dr. John Todd and Seneca Walden, C.R.N.P., proudly display the mountain of shoes collected during the 2017 Many More Miles Campaign. The 1,910 pairs of shoes were donated to the outreach programs of Wings of Life and Discovery Ministries.
Chuck Carlisle, Practice Administrator for Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. presents Glenda Warren, Principal of Dixon Elementary School and Faye Hussong, P.E. Coach with a $300 check to benefit the school’s PE program. Students at the school collected 743 pairs of shoes to win first place in Baldwin Bone & Joint’s fourteenth annual Many More Miles campaign. The shoes collected will benefit the homeless ministries of Wings of Life and Discovery Ministries.