Stories tagged with: Sally Goins

July 20, 2015 - 3:59pm
29 weeks 9 hours ago

The upcoming school year is right around the corner, and the cost of new shoes for kids can be overwhelming.

Eastside Community Ministries is partnering with Wendy's, and WHIZ, for "Lace up for Kids," a shoe drive, benefiting the children of Muskingum County. Chairman, Sally Goins, said they put together this fundraiser to ensure every child starts school with a new pair of shoes.

"We at Eastside have been happy to continue working with the program and signing up...

August 13, 2014 - 2:43pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Over 1,000 area kids will soon be sporting a new pair of shoes.

It's all a part of the annual "Lace Up for Kids" program. Now that all the shoes have been collected, Wednesday began the preparations for the big giveaway.

"Today is our big moving day," said Sally Goins with Eastside Community Ministries. "We are moving in 1,700 pairs of shoes, and tomorrow, starting at nine o'clock in the morning, we have 1,200, almost, kids signed up...

July 7, 2014 - 9:34am
1 year 30 weeks ago

There's nothing like starting the school year off with new gear and some local organizations are joining together to make sure area kids step off the school year in style.

Eastside Community Ministry, Wendy's and WHIZ are currently collecting shoes for this year's Lace Up for Kids Campaign. The goal is to get 1,000 pairs of shoes for students in need.

The program chair at Eastside Community Ministry Sally Goins said that shoe sizes range from small school aged children all...

August 15, 2013 - 9:32am
2 years 25 weeks ago

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...

July 22, 2013 - 2:54pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

A Zanesville organization is taking applications for two programs that help local children go back to school in style.

Eastside Community Ministry is collecting school supplies and donations to fill up backpacks. Last year they gave away 750 backpacks to local children, and this year their goal is to reach 800 community kids.

"We are taking out applications once again. We've been here last week Monday through Thursday and we're here this week Monday through Thursday taking...

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio