New shoes and renewed ambition for young scholars

At a Hilltop crossroads 44 acts of generosity bring new Nike shoes to deserving youth” by Craig Sailor at The News Tribune:

MOCHA has been operating for 11 years, Hankins said. This is their second shoe giveaway.

Hankins estimated they spent $2,400 for the shoes, socks and other supplies.

The event is held in memory of Hankins’ father, Harold, a longtime local sports coach.

“He gave back to a lot of youth in the community,” Hankins said. “I’m just carrying on the legacy.”