Life hasn’t been easy for Michael, a student at a local Spokane middle school. After a recent snowfall, the Communities In Schools Site Coordinator discovered that Michael was in need of some extra help. As much as Michael enjoyed the snow like any other teen, it also made things difficult for him because his shoes and socks would get wet walking to the bus stop.

Michael’s lone pair of shoes were falling apart and his family didn’t have enough money to purchase a new pair.

For Michael, the worst part about his wet socks and shoes was going to PE because it was uncomfortable participating in gym activities. Using funding provided by local Spokane community partners, Communities In Schools was able to purchase Michael a new pair of snow boots to walk to and from school in, helping make the winter months safer and more enjoyable.

At Communities In Schools, we’ll do Whatever It Takes to help a child succeed.

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