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Thousands of dollars of free shoes donated

By Ellen Bacca
Published On: Jun 02 2013 08:49:21 AM CDT

The Shoe Boutique in New Bern is donating $30,000 dollars worth of free shoes for the fifth straight year to women in need. The donation is through the Salvation Army and Coastal Community Action.

New Bern, Craven County -

The Shoe Boutique in New Bern is donating $30,000 dollars worth of free shoes for the fifth straight year to women in need. The donation is through the Salvation Army and Coastal Community Action.

This is the fifth year the owners of the Shoe Boutique have been doing the annual donation. Women weren't just able to pick their shoes, they were fitted by shop employees to ensure a good fit.

Typically about 100 women show up to receive a free pair.