“Heart and Sole” Will Provide Shoes And More To Students In Need

Rowland Unified School District

La Puente – In honor of Valentine’s Day, on Wednesday, February 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 125 children from across the Rowland Unified School District (RUSD) will receive socks and shoes at the third annual “Heart and Sole” event.
The Kiwanis Clubs of Hacienda Heights/La Puente – Industry Shoes That Fit programs, Ashika Shoes, UPS Commerce, Rowland Heights Senior Pathfinders, along with the RUSD’s Family Resource Center, will join together to put smiles – and shoes – on children in need. School community liaisons preselected students from schools in the communities of La Puente, West Covina, and Rowland Heights. When students arrive at the Family Resource Center, they will receive a new pair of shoes, socks, a book, and a bag of lentils.
The Family Resource Center is located in the parking lot of Northam Elementary School, at 17800 E. Renault Street in La Puente, CA 91744.
For more information about the “Heart and Sole” event, please contact: Dave Malkin, Kiwanis Club of Hacienda Heights at (626)833-3444 or Katherine Rodriguez/Monica Olmos at the RUSD Family Resource Center at (626)854-2228.
The Rowland Unified School District is proud to serve 16,000 students at 20 elementary and secondary schools in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry, and West Covina. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. For more information about Rowland Unified, call (626) 965-2541 or visit http://www.RowlandSchools.org.