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Back to School with the Salvation Army




Trying on Shoes at Target, thanks to the Salvation Army
Trying on Shoes at Target, thanks to the Salvation Army
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Each year the Salvation Army takes 12,000 homeless boys and girls nationwide to Target to pick out school clothes for the year. The rules are simple: each student gets an $80 gift certificate for the store and--as long as it's appropriate--they can pick out whatever they want, especially that pair of jeans they've been craving. Mom and dad are *required* to sit this one out. KPCC's Brian Watt headed out to the Fox Hills Mall in Culver City to speak with one young resident of the Westwood Transitional Village.