Payless partners with local B&G club

Payless ShoeSource is launching an international children's shoe-giving program, "Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids," and has announced its selected charity partners including the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County.

The program will give $1.5 million of free shoes to children of families in need this holiday season.

A group of 125 children served by the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County participated in a shoe-shopping trip at the Payless ShoeSource located at Jefferson Pointe Mall, 4150 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne on Tuesday, Dec. 18 (ages 5-8) and Thursday, Dec. 20 (ages 9-18).

The children will enjoy shopping for and selecting their own pair of free new shoes.