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Assistance League of Bend provides shoes to 850 local students

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Assistance League of Bend is providing shoes to students in need in Deschutes County through their Operation School Bell® Program. 

A partnership with Famous Footwear permitted them to purchase 850 gift cards at a discounted rate.

These gift cards are being distributed through the Family Access Network advocates at each school. Students will be able to select the shoes they want for up to $40 at the local store or through the online store. 

Contact Janet Martin at  or 541-389-2075, to learn more about the shoe gift cards.

Assistance League of Bend is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making a difference in the lives of children and adults facing hardships like poverty, homelessness and cancer in Deschutes County.  Please visit their website for more information.

The Assistance League of Bend is a "21 Cares for Kids" partner.

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Barney Lerten

Barney is the digital content director for NewsChannel 21. Learn more about Barney here.


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