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Sketchers and Bealls give away shoes to 200 kids in Escambia County
ESCAMBIA COUNTY - Two-hundred children in Escambia County received a new pair of shoes today.
The shoes were donated by Sketchers and Beall's.
And Children's Home Society of Florida selected the families.
The children got to decorate their shoes.
They were also entertained with music and visits from the Coca-cola Polar Bear and Maverick, the Ice Flyers' mascot.
Betsy Carroll/Foster parent: "Children grow and change constantly so new shoes are wonderful.
We need all the help we can get. It's great."
Sketchers is donating 27,000 pairs of shoes statewide to children in need.