Annie’s Locker Share A Pair 2016

2016-09-18T16:14:20+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – Last year, kids at McIntosh Elementary School raised over $600 to help other kids receive new shoes. Today, the favor is returned as hundreds of those kids get new shoes of their own. In its fourth year, Annie’s Locker chose McIntosh Elementary School for its annual “Share a Pair Fund Drive.” [...]

Annie’s Locker Collecting Shoes for Children in Need

2015-08-31T02:47:03+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- To get some students ready for their first day, one local organization is collecting gym shoes to make sure they are ready for P.E. class. Annie's Locker is taking shoes and socks for students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Kishwaukee Elementary School. The collection will continue through August 31 at several [...]

WIFR – Group Collecting Shoes for Kids

2015-07-24T01:33:53+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Hundreds of local elementary school students are unable to play in gym class simply because they can’t afford the proper shoes. Tonight, a local organization is trying to change that. Annie’s Locker collects new shoes for Rockford kids in need. Tonight the group is teaming up with Lucha Cantina to [...]

Slice: Terri Odell brings Annie’s Locker to ‘a whole new level’

2015-05-01T15:53:56+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

By Kevin Haas Rockford Register Star Terri Odell does not want poverty to stand in the way of healthy living. The Rockford native has blended her passion for fitness and helping people in need by volunteering with Annie's Locker, a nonprofit that provides proper fitness gear to the less fortunate. Odell, vice president of operations, has [...]

Organization Helps Hundreds of Kids Get New Shoes

2016-11-25T18:54:34+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Hundreds of local students will now be able to play in gym class thanks to our community. The kids were forced to sit out because they didn’t have the right shoes, some hitting the hardwood in flip flops and boots. “They feel so comfortable and warm! I feel like they protect me, [...]

Running for Two: Students at Rockford’s Holy Family School learn lessons in charity

2016-11-25T18:54:34+00:00 September 21st, 2014|Categories: News, Share A Pair|

By Corina Curry ROCKFORD — Students shot their hands in the air when Carol Bingley asked them how many pairs of shoes they had at home. Some answered 20. Some said 10 or 12. Bingley, the founder of Annie’s Locker, then asked the students to imagine what it would be like to have only one [...]