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SC4K Acquires Two Non-Profit Organizations; United Way CEO Discusses Youth Philanthropy Initiative

March 22, 2017 (Cleveland, OH) – Shoes and Clothes for Kids, Inc. announced today at its annual meeting and community stakeholder forum that is has completed the mergers of Alan Silverman’s Uniforms for Kids and the Cleveland Kids in Need Resource Center, part of the national Kids in Need Foundation into its organization. It also reported that in 2016 it provided more than 100,000 clothing items, including 2,000 new school uniforms, and more than 11,000 shoe gift cards to 11,283 needy children in Cleveland.

Give 5 Campaign

Would you feel comfortable wearing someone else’s used underwear?

These are real people, not actors. They thought they were part of a focus group reviewing a new product. But it turned out to be a not-so-new product – and it got quite a reaction.   

We asked them all this question: “Would you feel comfortable wearing someone else’s used underwear?” Why? Because this is an everyday reality for thousands of kids in Cleveland. But as little as $5 can help Shoes and Clothes for Kids change that.

Shoes and Clothes for Kids Increases "Back to School" Donations This Year

Cleveland Metropolitan School District to Honor SC4K as a "Five Star General"

(CLEVELAND), July 28, 2016 – More than 2,000 local kids in need will head back to school with brand new school uniforms next month thanks to a new partnership between Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) & Uniforms for Kids. This critical back to school program supports the clothing needs of local children, eliminating a cause of chronic absenteeism and making sure that every child gets to school every day.