Your feel-good story of the day: Mallory's absolutely incredible shoe drive. Mallory, a 2018 PEM grad, is now a second-year student at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse. She is a Biology Major, Psychology Minor, and on the Pre-Physician Assistant track. She's preparing for her second medical mission trip to Guatemala, and to get there, she has been doing something amazing - collecting shoes for those in need.

Through Funds2Orgs, she started a shoe drive, collecting thousands of shoes - new, used, small, big, and everything in between. She quickly surpassed the goal she originally set of 5,000 pairs. Her #shoemethelove has taken off, with people from the Rochester area asking how to donate. For the past month, she's had several drop-off locations set up in La Crosse, and now, a place to take your donations right here in Rochester - Farrell's Extreme Body Shaping. 

Mallory Facebook
Mallory Facebook

The fundraiser will continue until the end of June. Mallory's trip is in January of 2021. Let's help get this impressive young woman there. "When I'm Guatemala, I work alongside doctors and other volunteers to provide free healthcare for the community members in clinics around the country." - Mallory

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