UCF Alumni Community Volunteers Chapter Kicks Off “Sneakers 2 Succeed” Shoe Drive


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UCF Alumni Community Volunteers Chapter Kicks Off
“Sneakers 2 Succeed” Shoe Drive

ORLANDO, FL— The UCF Alumni Community Volunteers Chapter has teamed up with NBA Player Chris
Duhon’s Stand Tall Foundation, the Art of Stepping, Orange County Public Schools, UCF Athletics, the City of
Orlando and other Orlando-area service organizations to help homeless children and families in need through
the “Sneakers 2 Succeed” shoe drive. During the month of March, citizens can help make a difference by
donating new or gently used shoes to any of the drop-off locations listed below:

College Park Community Center, 2393 Elizabeth Ave., Orlando, FL 32804
Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Center, 1723 Bruton Blvd., Orlando, FL 32805
Engelwood Neighborhood Center, 6123 LaCosta Dr., Orlando, FL 32807
John H. Jackson Community Center, 1002 W. Carter St., Orlando, FL 32805
Keller Williams Advantage Realty, 1351 Alafaya Trail, Ste. 100, Oviedo, FL 32765
Keller Williams Advantage II Realty, 12301 Lake Underhill Rd., Ste. 111, Orlando, FL 32828
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty, 9161 Narcoossee Rd., Ste. 107, Orlando, FL 32827
Northwest Community Center, 3955 W D Judge Dr., Orlando, FL 32808
Orlando City Hall, 400 S. Orange, Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
SmartWealth, 543 N. Wymore Rd., Ste. 101, Maitland, FL 32751
UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center @ UCF, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816

The “Sneakers 2 Succeed” shoe drive will benefit the following local agencies: Orange County Public Schools
McKinney-Vento Program (MVP) and the City of Orlando’s Parramore Kidz Zone (PKZ).

The official kick off will take place at the March 2nd UCF v. Memphis Men’s basketball game. Donations will
be accepted at the game as the Knights take on the Tigers at the UCF Arena. A collection will also occur at
the PKZ Booth during the City of Orlando’s 7th annual Blues B-Q event taking place in downtown Orlando on
Saturday, March 9 from 4-10 p.m.

“Sneakers 2 Succeed” is a project created by Chris Duhon’s Stand Tall Foundation, which was formed in 1998
by former Orlando Magic, now current L.A. Laker guard, Chris Duhon. It’s committed to building up children
who are the foundation of our communities and based upon three main principles: Education, Welfare, and
Recreation. For more information, please visit: ChrisDuhonStandTall.org.

The UCF Alumni Volunteers Chapter is a Special Interest Chapter of the UCF Alumni Association that plans
and coordinates numerous community service projects on an annual basis. Its mission is to engage and mobilize
UCF Alumni to strengthen our community through service and support of programs and groups addressing
critical needs throughout Central Florida. To join or learn more about the UCF Community Volunteers Chapter,
visit: UCFAlumni.com/CommunityVolunteers.

FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, P.O. Box 160046, Orlando, FL 32816-0046

(407) 823-2586 * (800) 330-2586 * FAX (407) 823-0172 * knights@ucfalumni.com

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