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Renarts gives away new shoes to 'littles'

Sivelly Ysabel, 12, of Bay Shore, is new

Sivelly Ysabel, 12, of Bay Shore, is new to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island mentoring program, but is among the 50 "littles" to be fitted for a pair of shoes at Renarts footwear and activewear in East Northport. She took home a pair of white Nike Airmax during the store's Kicks for Kids event. (April 6, 2013) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Renarts footwear and activewear in East Northport provides new pairs of shoes to nearly 50 young people mentored through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.

Natasha Pineda, 10, of Farmingdale has been a
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Natasha Pineda, 10, of Farmingdale has been a "little sister" for about a year with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. During Renarts footwear and activewear's Kicks for Kids event, Pineda picked up a pair of new green Vans flats at no cost at the store in East Northport. (April 6, 2013)

Asante Mills, 16, of Deer Park, has been
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Asante Mills, 16, of Deer Park, has been a "little brother" of Praveen Anumolu, 33, of Smithtown, a "big brother" of his for 7 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. During Renarts footwear and activewear's Kicks for Kids event, Mills picked up a pair of new Vans sneakers at no cost at the store in East Northport. (April 6, 2013)

Sivelly Ysabel, 12, of Bay Shore, is new
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Sivelly Ysabel, 12, of Bay Shore, is new to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island mentoring program, but is among the 50 "littles" to be fitted for a pair of shoes at Renarts footwear and activewear in East Northport. She took home a pair of white Nike Airmax during the store's Kicks for Kids event. (April 6, 2013)

Adrian Barber, 13, of Westbury, is new to
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Adrian Barber, 13, of Westbury, is new to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island mentoring program, but is among the 50 "littles" to be fitted for a pair of shoes at Renarts footwear and activewear in East Northport. He took home a pair of Nike Lunar Safari sneakers during the store's Kicks for Kids event. Renarts employee Carl Olsen, 21, of Commack, helped fit him for the shoes. (April 6, 2013)

During Renarts' Kicks for Kids event, nearly 50
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

During Renarts' Kicks for Kids event, nearly 50 little brothers and sisters part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island were able to try on and take home a pair of shoes at no cost from the East Northport shoe store. (April 6, 2013)

From the left, former
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

From the left, former "little brother" Chase Ceparano, 28, of Northport, Renarts co-owner Ankur Amin, 45, of Huntington, and Mark Cox, chief development officer at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, had a hand in bringing to life the East Northport store's Kicks for Kids event, fitting mentored young people with a pair of new shoes at no cost to bring home. (April 6, 2013)

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