WHAT: About 300 students in kindergarten through third grade at El Monte City School District’s Potrero School will receive new pairs of athletic shoes during a special event sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center.

The shoes are provided through Shoes That Fit, a Claremont-based nonprofit that battles poverty by giving children new pairs of shoes.

WHERE: Potrero School, 2611 Potrero Ave., El Monte

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 23. 8:30 a.m.

MEDIA: Call Raymond Mendoza at 909-267-6008 to arrange coverage.