NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A local organization is once again hard at work trying to put a stop to bullying, by making sure kids have confidence before they step foot in school.

The Fast Forward Shoe Drive is underway. Every year, organizers collect new shoes, back packs, and school supplies for Pre-K through 12th grade students.

Donations can be made through August 17 at the following locations:

Ace’s Nutrition
5005 Victory Blvd, Unit E
Yorktown, VA

Perfect Arch
Coliseum Business Center
2508 Build America Dr.
Hampton, VA

Uptown Nutrition 757
621 Stoney Creek Ln #3
Newport News, VA 23608

As of August 9th, 84 children registered for shoes. 58 pairs of shoes are still needed! To find out what sizes still need to be donated, click here.

To financially sponsor a child, make a donation on Cashapp to: $fastforwardshoedrive

The event to hand out the shoes and school supplies (while they last) is August 20th from 1:00-5:00 P.M. at Deer Park in Newport News.