The Village Life Center and Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment Partner to Donate Sneakers

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Ayanna Carr-Brown, CEO

The Village Life Center, LLC

713-739-9725

The Village Life Center and Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment Partner to Donate Sneakers to Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston

The Village Life Center, Texas and Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment have committed to donating 150 Pairs of Shoes

Houston, TX September 8, 2017 – The Village Life Center (TVLC) and Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment (SHYE) have teamed up to donate shoes to victims of Hurricane Harvey. So far, the two organizations are prepared to donated 150 pairs of shoes to help people that lost all of their possessions in unprecedented flooding. Early estimates on the hurricane’s damage range from $30 to $160 billion.

In particular, the shoes will be given to local schools to benefit affected children. Since Harvey hit in the middle of back to school season, many kids are now completely unprepared for the school year.

“As soon as Harvey hit, we knew we had to do something to help the people of Houston,” said Ayanna Carr-Brown, the founder of TVLC. “While donating shoes is a small step, it will go a long way in the lives of these kids.”

“Ayanna and I are good friends, and we both deeply care about children, so it seemed natural for us to partner up to do our part,” said Ebony Ham, the founder of SHYE.

Both TVLC and SHYE want to donate even more shoes, but they need help from the general public. The groups are in touch with a second school with many kids that don’t have shoes to wear to class. If you’d like to donate to the cause, please visit the project’s GoFundMe page, where you can make a financial contribution. https://www.gofundme.com/sneakerheadsoletiecampaign

About The Village Life Center

The Village Life Center is a therapeutic psychiatric program that offers counseling services to the people of Houston. No matter what kind of mental illness a person is suffering from, they will not be turned away if they are seeking help. TVLC provides same day assessments and counselors that specialize in trauma to promote and encourage hope and wellness throughout the community.

About Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment

Sneakerhead Youth Empowerment is an academy that offers classes to students in the fields of design, art, and technology to help them learn to develop new kinds of footwear. Through this project, children learn how to problem solve, market a product, create prototypes, and even develop a business strategy. With educational and behavioral support from staff, students can lead safe lives that don’t involve violence, gangs, or criminal behavior.

For more information, please contact: Ayanna Carr-Brown, The Village Life Center, Texas 2101 Crawford Street, Suite 208 Houston Texas, 77002 Office: 713-739-9725 

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