OPERATION 1-7-5-2: A county-wide campaign was launched on March 1, 2012 to collect new or gently used sneakers for children in need in Seminole County (FL).
WHO: Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation (CDSTF), The Art of Stepping (AOS) and the Jefferson Awards Program of Seminole County, partnered together to launch a Sneakers-2-Succeed (S2) Campaign.
DROP-OFF LOCATIONS: Donations will be collected at the following Semiole County Public Schools (SCPS).
- Lake Howell High School
- Lake Brantley High School
- Lake Mary High School
- Lyman High School
- Oviedo High School
WHY: Collected sneakers will be donated to SCPS FIT Program who serves over 1,700 homeless students. Our mission is to help get our youth active and moving.
WHEN: Friday, May 11, 2012, Operation 1-7-5-2 will culminate at Lake Howell High School's Blue and Silver Community Event.
Art of Stepping TM
Art of Stepping TM(AOS) is a set of national, interactive programs for youth in K-12 based on a tested curriculum that teaches stepping through the use of mathematical formulas. The curriculum, which is focuses on "fighting childhood obesity and learning mathematics," is localized and adapted based on the needs of the community and the school being served. The AOS Program is the first of its kind in the nation and is overseen and administered by Remo Production, Inc., which is founded by Jessica "REMO" Saul.
The Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation
Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation (CDSTF) is committed to building up children who are the foundation of our communities. We believe an educated child has unlimited possibilities and it is our desire to serve the community in ways that are significant and will directly benefit the community's most valued citizens, children and youth. Every day is an opportunity to contribute to the quality of a child's life, through recreation, education and welfare.