LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 20, 2022 / — Non-profit organization Shoes That Fit is proud to announce a second-year nationwide partnership with GEICO that will provide more than 8,000 pairs of new athletic shoes to students in need. The initiative will span 16 more states washington d.c., where a total of 8,000 students will receive new athletic shoes through the partnership. More than 20 schools and organizations in the following states have begun receiving direct shipments of shoes to distribute to their students: Florida, Maryland, Hawaii, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Virginia, Arizona, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Indianaand Washington.

In addition, a special event took place in July, in washington collaboration with GEICO and the National Urban League at distribute over 1,500 extra pairs of shoes on their annual community day.

Two other events will take place in the schools of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oceanside, California in October during which Shoes That Fit will be on hand to help with distribution.

“We know how much GEICO associates care about their local communities, so we’ve partnered with Shoes That Fit to do what we can to fight one of the most visible signs of poverty by giving children in need of new sports shoes to go to school with dignity and joy. , ready to learn, play and grow,” said Carl TimsVice President of Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer of GEICO.

“Shoes are inherently important to children. Too many low-income families are forced to choose rent and food over shoes, leaving children to wear shoes that hurt them, embarrass them, cause them to miss physical activities and sometimes miss school altogether.New shoes have a fundamental and lasting impact!We are so grateful to GEICO for addressing a basic need and having a lasting impact on the lives of children across the country by providing 8,000 pairs Shoes! – CEO and Executive Director, Shoes That Fit, Amy Fass

A national 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Claremont, California., Shoes That Fit is tackling one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to go to school with dignity and joy, ready to learn, play and blossom. Named California Nonprofit of the Year, Shoes That Fit delivered new athletic shoes to approximately 150,000 children in more than 1,500 schools in all 50 states last year alone. Make sure no child misses school because they don’t have the right shoes by visiting our website:

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second car insurer in the WEwas founded in 1936 and insures more than 30 million vehicles in all 50 states and District of Colombia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 41,000 associates nationwide. GEICO constantly strives to improve lives by protecting people against unexpected events while saving them money and providing an exceptional customer experience. In addition to personal auto insurance, commercial and personal auto insurance coverages are also available. Homeowners, renters, condominium, flood, identity theft, term life and other coverages are underwritten by unaffiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Visit for a quote or to learn more.

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