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Rochester kids gear up for school
Rochester, N.Y. Kids got to have some fun Saturday while gearing up for the new school year.
An event called Gridiron Giveback gave kids new school supplies, including free sneakers, a limited amount a book bags, and other classroom essentials.
The group Give A Sole, which collects and donates shoes and sports equipment for families in need, organized the event, which featured a flag football tournament in addition to a bounce house, snow cones and cotton candy for the kids.
Organizer Kiara Harris said its one example of young people trying to spread goodwill in Rochester.
People my age don't do things like this, so I'm just trying to show the community that me and my friends are trying to make a difference, she said. Young people, we are doing small things in the city to make it better."