Girl, 16, helps collect shoes for those in need
April 9, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — According to a Soles4Soles spokesperson Brian Granfors, 900 million people around the globe live on less than $1.90 per day — 400 million are children. Living on so little, families often are forced to forego adequate shoes and clothing.
Makenna Marchbanks, 16, is working to make an impact on that problem, The Norman Transcript (http://bit.ly/2p6s4mu ) reported.
"Everyone should have a pair of proper shoes that they can wear," Marchbanks said.
Makenna said she got the idea for collecting shoes a couple of years ago when her friend showed up to school with completely...