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

Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers Drive-Thru Flu Shot Option

in Local News

Baton Rouge, LA – Ochsner Baton Rouge has a new, easy and safe way for anyone to get a flu shot. On October 24th, residents have the option to drive up and receive a flu shot without getting out of their car.

Remember Self Breast Exams | Breast Cancer Awareness

in Health and Wellness, Local News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A young breast cancer survivor has found a new way to fight the disease. Between treatments, Whitney Breaux recently launched a new campaign to help save lives.

Lord of the Flies Breakout Box Deepens Learning Experience for Middle Schoolers

in Sponsored Content

After finishing their novel unit on Lord of The Flies, Mrs. Wales’ eighth grade English class participated in a group breakout box assignment in partnership with Mrs. Liner, the middle school librarian. A breakout box activity is one that requires bo

Rate of depression increasing among Louisiana adults | Free online learning

in Things To Do, Local News

On Oct. 8, for National Depression Screening Day, NAMI Louisiana will host a free online learning session called, “Recognizing Depression,” to educate Louisiana residents about the signs, symptoms and treatment of depression in adults. Anthony Germad

Featured Listings more listings

Face Painting For Fun LLC

Face Painting For Fun LLC

in Party Entertainment

Offers a variety of packages to choose from: full face paint, air brush waterproof paint full face, air brush waterproof tattoos, glitter tattoos, and Henna art. Available for birthdays, family reunions, and company picnics.

Celebration Station

Celebration Station

in Party Venues

Celebration Station parties are a great time for everyone. With each party, you and your child's birthday party guests can feast on pizza, play arcade games, score some tickets, win prizes, ride the go-karts and bumper cards, ride and play for hours

Advertisement
Newsletter