Check out Operation Flip-Flop–no, it’s not the Kerry-Edwards campaign. It’s a wonderful effort by a Houston couple to collect slippers and shoes for Iraqi children:
A Montgomery County couple who launched a shoe-collection drive for Iraqi children delivered 2,010 pairs of flip-flops to Fort Hood on Friday for distribution in theBaghdad area beginning next week.
Gary and Barbara Cluck, who live in the April Sound community on Lake Conroe, were struck by a U.S. soldier’s casual observation in a newsletter from Iraq that many kids go shoeless in the hot desert sand…
Update: Here’s another great charitable effort, Operation Shoefly.