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Easter Shoes Giveaway donates shoes to children in need

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Around 1,000 pairs of shoes were handed out Wednesday to kids in this year's Easter Shoe Giveaway.

Fifteen different Head Start Centers throughout the valley got together to put on this giveaway. Miss Columbus and Miss Phenix City outstanding teen were in attendance.

This is the 31st year of the program.  It was started in 1982 with only six pairs of shoes.

Throughout the 31 years, this program has given 22,000 shoes to needy children.

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