TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - One Terre Haute club that gives new shoes to people in need got some new treads itself.
On Tuesday the Terre Haute Women's Club got a new shoe bus.
Club members donate 1,200 shoes to kids in need every year.
They visit Vigo County schools about twice a week.
This new bus will better fit their needs.
Organizers say they can't wait to get this new bus on the road.
“It does a lot to build their self-esteem, if you could see the children after they receive a new pair of shoes, their faces light up. They’re happy, they run and skip, they say I can run faster,” Shoe Bus member Patricia Cook said.
Woman’s Club leaders say it’s very important to a child’s development to get new shoes.
They say this new bus has the amenities they need for easier use.
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