“I contacted the coordinator there and she told me exactly what to do to make this idea come to life. I put together a plan and a PowerPoint presentation then I asked my Kiwanis club to back the shoe drive and they did. The shoe drive then became the Metropolis Kiwanis Shoes For Kids Project,” explained Davis, who is a project coordinator for the Illinois Coalition for Community Services.
According to Davis, a short time later, out of the blue, Doris Vogt called and asked her if she could use some new shoes for the kids in public housing. “She had no idea of my new project, it was just the Lord working through all of us at the same time. Doris received a grant from the Southern Seven Health Department and used some of that money for the shoes,” said Davis.
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