Delano kids in need getting free shoes

Delano kids in need getting free shoes
File photo provided by the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic will hand out free, new shoes Thursday to more than 200 disadvantaged children in Delano.

The shoes will be given to elementary-aged children, referred by the school district. The kids will be taken to Payless Shoe Source for their new footwear.

Bakersfield's Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic aims to provide mental health and substance abuse services and the resources necessary to promote wellness and recovery for Kern County children, adults and families.