Reboot shoe collection initiative launches in Norwich | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News

PUBLISHED: 22:47 08 January 2018 | UPDATED: 22:47 08 January 2018

Rev Emily Twigg, right, of the London Road Baptist Church at Lowestoft, with Rebecca Downie, Intu Chapelfield assistant marketing manager, and the perspex box to collect unwanted sports shoes for those in the community who cannot afford them. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Rev Emily Twigg, proper, of the London Road Baptist Church at Lowestoft, with Rebecca Downie, Intu Chapelfield assistant advertising supervisor, and the perspex field to gather undesirable sports activities footwear for these in the group who can not afford them. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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A Lowestoft-based church soccer academy has launched an initiative designed to encourage sports activities participation among the many much less lucky.

Rev Emily Twigg, 2nd right, and members of the London Road Baptist Church at Lowestoft, with Rebecca Downie, centre, Intu Chapelfield assistant marketing manager, and the perspex box to collect unwanted sports shoes for those in the community who cannot afford them. From left, Dawn West, Judith Poxon, and Trevor Stratton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYRev Emily Twigg, 2nd proper, and members of the London Road Baptist Church at Lowestoft, with Rebecca Downie, centre, Intu Chapelfield assistant advertising supervisor, and the perspex field to gather undesirable sports activities footwear for these in the group who can not afford them. From left, Dawn West, Judith Poxon, and Trevor Stratton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Message on the Ball (MOTB) academy, which was arrange by London Road Baptist Church, is asking the general public to donate their undesirable sports activities footwear to the Reboot initiative, which can distribute them amongst younger folks in want.

A collection field will likely be on show at Intu Chapelfield for the following 4 weeks, beginning in the St. Stephen’s space earlier than shifting exterior Sports Direct a fortnight later.

Rev Emily Twigg, youth minister at London Road Baptist Church, mentioned: “Young people often cannot afford suitable footwear and this scheme will enable unwanted shoes to be given back to the community. We want to make sure that everyone is able to participate, whatever their background.”

If you realize somebody deserving of a pair of footwear from the collection field, contact Rev Emily Twigg on 01502 514091.

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