Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

07/11/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/11/2017 13:35

Guadalupe Center Holds 25th Annual “Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive”

Guadalupe Center Holds 25 Annual 'Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive'


  • More than 250 Guadalupe Center children will be bused in from Immokalee to be fitted with free new shoes and to receive essential back-to-school supplies
  • Volunteers from Laces of Love, Inc. and Snyderman's staff will fit the children with free, high quality shoes
  • Children will be provided with lunch by Russell's Catering and Cookouts, and transportation by The Seminole Casino in Immokalee

WHEN: Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. each day

*Children arrive at approximately 10 a.m. and depart at approximately 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Snyderman's Shoes of Naples
Tanglewood Market Place, 4901 Tamiami Trail N.
Naples, FL 34103

WHY: The Guadalupe Center annual event, now in its silver jubilee year, together with Laces of Love, Seminole Casino and Russell's Catering and Cookouts, will ensure hundreds of Immokalee children start the school year off on the right foot with properly fitting new shoes and other essential school supplies. Additional shoes will also be brought to the Early Childhood Education Center in Immokalee and distributed to those in need throughout the school year.

The Guadalupe Center is a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee. Laces of Love, Inc. is also a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide new shoes to low income and disadvantaged children of Collier and Lee Counties, FL; and to educate the public on the needs of these children.

Media Contact
Holly Boldrin, APR, Priority Marketing, [email protected], 239-267-2638 or 239-887-9335 (cell)