Advertisement

Pair It Forward


Raegan Bowman, owner of Oh Pair Children’s Shoe Boutique in Baton Rouge, recently set out on a mission to ensure that the children who lost everything due to the flooding would not have to go without the basic necessity of socks and shoes.

After reaching out to all of her vendors and explaining to them the devastation that our great state was experiencing, Raegan has already been able to donate 1,500 pairs of shoes to Ascension Parish. Next week, she will be receiving 6,000 pairs of shoes that she hopes to put in the hands of families in need in Central, Livingston, and East Baton Rouge.

While the response from the vendors has been incredible, Raegan hopes to raise monetary donations to advance her mission in making sure that no child goes without a properly-fitting pair of shoes. And with school returning, this donation is now more important than ever.

With over 100,000 students returning to school and needing shoes, New Balance has agreed to reduce the store’s wholesale cost on their tennis shoes. Then, it’s up to Raegan and those willing to donate, to raise the money to buy the school shoes.

For more information, visit gofundme.com/ohpairshoedrive.

Oh Pair offers affordable, durable, high quality shoes and accessories in an assortment of sizes, widths, and styles to accommodate every child’s needs. The store owners are passionate about educating parents on the importance of perfectly-fitted footwear. For more information, visit ohpairboutique.com.

Be the first to review this item!


Bookmark this

02 Sep 2016


Recent Articles more articles

Boy Mom

in Family Life, Kirsten Raby

When parents share such great news, people should understand that they don’t know what that couple may already be struggling with- possible infertility, loss, or just good old “advanced maternal age.”

Mommy Time at Dry Bar

in Things To Do, Family Life, Susan Lowry Cedotal

We were able to visit and sip our drinks during our blow dry and styles. What a luxury to have someone else dry and style your hair! It was really the closest thing to being a celebrity without actually being a celebrity.

Make it a Snow Day or a Geaux Day, Your Choice

in A Day in the Life of Dad

I am certain that everyone enjoyed the snow day last month. I know my family sure did, but if you take a minute and think about it, what did you enjoy?

Individualized Education Program

in School

Expectations, Process, & Practical Tips.

Featured Listings more listings

Southland Christian Academy

in Private Schools

Southland Christian Academy (SCA) is a State-approved school by the State of Louisiana. Our students are young people who come to us from all around our community. Discover the difference a quality Christian education can make!

LSU Pre-College Programs

in Day Camps, Residential Camps

The LSU Pre-College program offers exciting courses and camps in arts, humanities, science, and math designed for your Tiger. Summer learning and creative adventures await your child in our kindergarten through 12th grade camps and courses.

St. Michael the Archangel High School

in Private Schools

St. Michael High School is co-educational, grades 9-12, for students who are seeking a comprehensive, college preparatory, Catholic education. SMHS promotes rigorous academics and celebrates participation and successes in all areas of student life.

Catholic High School

in Private Schools

Catholic High's holistic approach to education builds a community spirit that is characterized by Christian values, an orderly and disciplined atmosphere, a personal approach to education and a commitment to academic excellence.

Advertisement
Newsletter