LAUREL, MS - The Glade Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization in Laurel needs more gently used shoes or new shoes for their shoe drive.
The PTO currently has 25 pairs of shoes in 70 different bags and their goal is to have 100 bags.
The shoes collected will be sent to Funds2org, which will send them to 25 developing countries to be resold.
The school will receive .40 cents for each pound of shoes collected.
These funds will help the PTO purchase and build a new playground pavilion.
The deadline for shoe donations has been extended to March 15.
Shoes can be dropped off at the school, Simply Chic Salon or Girl Get Fit gym in Laurel.
For more information call 601-466-0937.