America East to Hold Shoe Drive for Run Littlefoot During Track & Field Championships
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The America East Conference has partnered with Boston-based non-profit Run Littlefoot for a shoe drive to be held during the 2013 America East Indoor Track & Field Championships held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, Mass., Feb. 11-12.
Run Littlefoot is a Boston based non-profit that provides footwear, free of cost, to homeless and low-income families throughout Greater Boston. They accept all types of shoes, sneakers, and winter boots, and deliver all your donations to people in need. Helping Boston give back. You can read more about the organization on their website: http://www.runlittlefoot.org/. You can also connect with Run Littlefoot on Facebook and Twitter.
Fans, coaches, student-athletes and volunteers are encouraged to bring new or used shoes, sneakers or winter boots to place into the donation bin located inside the track & field complex at the Reggie Lewis Center.
If you’re donating shoes, you can be entered to win Red Sox tickets through twitter by tweeting a photo of you donating shoes and using the hashtag #TweetYourFeet.
About the America East
Now in its fourth decade of operation, the America East Conference has evolved into one of the most comprehensive NCAA Division I conferences in the country with a commitment to broad-based, competitive athletics programs, complementing the academic integrity and missions of the member institutions. Progressive in its approach to its more than 3,400 student-athletes, America East recognizes champions in each of its 20 sports. America East also conducts the nation's most comprehensive academic recognition program for student-athletes and collaborates on several community service initiatives throughout its geographic footprint each year. With members spanning from the Mid-Atlantic to Northeast regions of the United States, America East strives to develop champions in academics, athletics and leadership at its nine member institutions: University at Albany, Binghamton University, Boston University, University of Hartford, University of Maine, UMBC, University of New Hampshire, Stony Brook University and University of Vermont.