Over a thousand children are now ready for the school year to begin.
Thursday was distribution day for the Lace Up for Kids Campaign. In its 25th year the program helped 1,196 children. That's about 150 more than last year.
Eastside Community Ministry said they began buying shoes in January to get ready and said the program really helps neighbors in need.
"The original logo of Lace Up was let kids start up on the right foot and I think that's it to feel like I'm going...