Davidson College Collects More Than 10,000 Pairs of Shoes for Shipment to Africa

Andrew Lovedale is a senior basketball player at Davidson College, the liberal arts college in North Carolina with a high academic standing. When he graduates this spring Lovedale will be returning to his native Nigeria along with 10,500 pairs of used shoes that were donated by fans of the Davidson College basketball program. Fans were also asked to contribute money to help cover the cost of shipping the shoes to Nigeria.

When they reach Nigeria the shoes will be distributed free of charge to children and young adults.