“A Ballard High School alum is back in town for the summer and he didn’t return empty-handed.
Trevon Davidson, a student at Tennessee State University, has been collecting shoes since January. When he came home to Louisville, he donated them to local organizations like the Clothing Assistance Program for Jefferson County Public Schools and St. Vincent de Paul.
“I’ve always been into shoes and I’ve been blessed,” Trevon said. “I know how much it means to provide for my community so it’s just something I wanted to do on my own.”
Trevon started the project himself, but with the help of the community, he surpassed his original goal of 250 to 300 pairs of shoes. Thanks to extra donations, he was able to share 343 pairs of shoes with people who really need them.
Trevon said something as simple as shoes can help people take a step in the right direction, even if they may have gotten off on the wrong foot….”