Milestones Church gives shoes to kids at local elementary school

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Children at a local elementary school got an early Christmas gift today.

Milestones Church handed out more than 500 pairs of shoes at Jesse Bobo Elementary.

The shoes are an annual gift from the church.

They also gave each child got a handwritten note of encouragement.

After the sneakers were given out, the church hosted lunch for the school’s faculty and staff.

“When a kid opens it and goes, these are mine, and they’re excited about that, it’s just a blessing to us,” said the pastor of the church, Rev. Hub Blankenship, Jr.

This was the third year in a row that Milestones has donated shoes to Jesse Bobo Elementary.

The congregation paid for the project.

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