We want your old sneakers!

Old Sneakers

Bring your old sneakers by the Tidewater Performance Center or any Tidewater Physical Therapy Clinic in Newport News and Hampton before Feb. 15 to help raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

Erin Padgett, PA-C, a Physician’s Assistant at the Orthopedic & Spine Center in Newport News is an avid runner and fundraiser and is currently training for an endurance run with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training (TNT) Program.

Green Sneakers LogoIn exchange for training and support, TNT participants raise funds for cures toward blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Erin is going to run the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in Washington, DC in April!

So, what does this have to do with Tidewater Physical Therapy and you?

Erin is currently doing a fundraiser to also help an organization called Green Sneakers, which collects old and used tennis shoes to provide affordable footwear to people in need around the world.
For every pound of shoes that Erin collects, Green Sneakers will donate 50 CENTS to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

There is a collection bin at the Tidewater Performance Center in Newport News & every Tidewater Physical Therapy clinic on the Virginia Peninsula – Oyster Point on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Denbigh near the Newport News airport, Hidenwood close to Christopher Newport University, and Executive Drive and Magruder in Hampton.

Bring your sneakers by before Feb. 15!