Posted in News on May 29, 2024 Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program 2024

Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program

All school-age children from low-income families, grades Pre-K-12, in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler Counties in WV, and Belmont County, OH, are eligible to receive a free new pair of shoes just in time for the new school year!Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program Logo

Wendy’s, WTOV9, Covestro, EQT, Comcast, Cardinal Operating Company, and United Way have partnered to help children in school get new shoes for the new school year. Families can apply for each of their school-age children to get a new pair of sneakers if they live in the counties of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler Counties in WV, and Belmont County, OH.

Applications to receive shoes will be accepted until July 12, 2024!

Link to Google Form Application

If you would like to help give children in need back-to-school shoes:

Last year we were able to give out 1,000 pairs of shoes to children in need, thanks to generous donors like you! Check out this news clip of last year’s distributions.

Lace Up For Kids helps families in need to get a brand new pair of sneakers for their school-age children to start the new school year. The need is great, so donations are essential!

Monetary Donations can be sent to:

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley
Attn: LUFK
1307 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Any Credit/Debit Card donations to the program can be made here.

For more information, learn how you can volunteer or donate money to charity to help your community or contact United Way UOV at 304-232-4625.

Required documents for application:
Parent/Guardian Photo ID on the day of Pick Up

Dates and Locations for Pick Up are still being finalized

Each county will have its own specific date and location for pickup. Check back for any updates. The United Way will send emails to all those accepted once applications are closed to confirm pick-up dates and locations. Check back here for updated information regarding your county pick-up day.

Hancock County – August 12th, Times TBA @ Swaney Memorial Public Library

Brooke County – August 8th, Time TBA @ Brooke County Public Library

Ohio County – July 29th, Time TBA @ First Presbyterian Chruch

Marshall County – August 1st, Time TBA @ Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Office

Wetzel County – August 7th, Time TBA @ St. Vincent Church

Tyler County  – July 26th, Time TBA, Sistersville Park

Belmont County – August 2nd, Time TBA @ Ohio Valley Mall Community Room

 

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Lace Up for Kids Sponsor Logo Wendy'sLace Up for Kids Sponsor Logo CovestroLace Up for Kids Sponsor Logo WTOV9

 

 

Lace Up for Kids Sponsor Logo EQT