The Town of Islip will collect used cleats for cleaning and donating to a special needs children’s sports program.
The first Cleats for Feets drive will benefit Bay Shore nonprofit Challenger Athletics, which runs sports programs for special-needs kids, town officials said at the news conference Monday.
All used cleats will be cleaned and disinfected with products from Anti3 Protects Series, an Islip-based company that manufactures cleaning products to protect against skin infections and disease.
“How grateful we are in the Town of Islip that this is happing” said town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. Councilman John Cochrane called the program a “win-win-win”
The town will take any size and color cleats. Donations can be dropped off through March 30th at Cochrane’s office in Town Hall at 655 main St., Islip; and at Bay Shore High and Middle Schools.
Written by Sophia Chang – Newsday