ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Students at an Albuquerque elementary school received new shoes Friday. Thanks to generous donations to the KRQE Cares program, more than 600 students at Painted Sky Elementary got a pair of new shoes.

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Sallie Oden, the school’s principal says the new shoes is something parents of the students are especially grateful for. “I’m sure parents are very grateful for this help. It’s a difficult time and to get new shoes for your kids is a wonderful experience,” Oden said. Students at the school also got a bag filled with socks, dental supplies, books and other goodies.