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Old 12-16-2014   #1 (permalink)
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Kicks 4 Kids 2014!!

Are you looking for a way to help some of the the less fortunate children of Playa del Carmen this holiday season? Kicks4Kids is once again collecting sneakers and we need your support!

Some of the children live in remote jungle villages with no access to affordable shoes. Some of the children live within the city center but are from economically disadvantaged families. Some have no family at all.

Good quality shoes are very pricy here. Good sneakers for even little children cost about 300 pesos…making them a luxury item for many families. Shoes in the discount stores or grocery stores are more affordably priced but won’t last more than a few months.

How can you help? If you are traveling to Playa del Carmen or anywhere on the Riviera Maya this holiday season, please bring us a pair of NEW sneakers from your local Payless, Target, Walmart or wherever you can find good quality shoes at good prices. They don’t have to be a fancy brand, just well-made, sturdy, new sneakers that children can run and play in! One pair will be great...if can bring more...even better!

Shoe sizes currently needed are:
Girls Sneakers MX 22 - 26 / US 4 - 8 adult
Boys Sneakers MX 22 - 28 / US 4 - 10 adult

This will be updated as the collection progresses and new children are added to the list.

Sneakers can be dropped of at any of the Amigos Network partners.
Wah Wah Beach Bar – located on the beach at Calle 2
Glamour Salon – located under Mega Supermarket on Av. 30 & Constituyentes
Don Chendo – Av. 30 between Calles 24 and 26

Thank you for your support!!


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Sneakers still desperately needed for the 2014 Kicks4Kids shoe drive!! Donations of NEW sneakers can be dropped off at Wah Wah Beach Bar, Glamour Salon (under Mega) or the BRIC Hotel on calle 28 between 5th and 10th!
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Children's sneakers are still desperately needed for the children in the village of Cristo Rey. PLEASE if you are in Playa del Carmen and can grab just one pair from Walmart or the grocery store and drop them off to one of our centrally located Amigo's Network drop off locations, it will mean all the difference to these kids growing up in the jungle. We are bringing the shoes out on Jan. 5th. Sizes still needed are as follows! Thank you to everyone who has already contributed!
(Mexican sizes)
16 - 2
17 - 2
18 - 6
19 - 3
20 - 2
21 - 5
22 - 3
25 - 2

We are down to the wire and while I would rather have shoes from the US, I will take anything I can get as well as monetary donations via Paypal. Use the address robkinnon@gmail.com and make a notation that it is for Kicks4Kids. Thank you to everyone who has helped so far!
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Kicks4Kids Donations!!

Thank you Katy and Mikee!!



Here is the updated list!

16 - 2
17 - 2
18 - 6
19 - 3
20 - 2
21 - 3
22 - 3
25 - 2
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Thanks you everyone who has stepped up to help today! We still have a few more kids to find shoes for. Here is the current list of kids and sizes needed for Monday's delivery to Cristo Rey!

Berenice 16
Daylon 17
Daniela 18
Patrick 19
Jose 19
Diego 19
Rodrigo 19
Ezequiel 20
Michel 20
Bethzy 21
Ana 21
Darvin 25
Erik 25
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