DENVER— DaVita announced a partnership with U.S. charity "Shoes That Fit" to provide shoes for at least 5,000 children nationwide.
In a community service event entitled "Shoes-a-palooza," next February and March, thousands of DaVita teammates will join together to purchase at least 5,000 pairs of shoes for individual children, who will be identified and measured through the Shoes That Fit program. Shoes That Fit, a
"For DaVita patients, quality of life— contributing to family and community, being comfortable and living with dignity— is just as important as sustaining life itself," said
DaVita considers itself a community first and a company second and is called the
In late March of this year, DaVita teammates in
"My family really couldn't afford shoes for me and my sister," read one thank you note from a student. "You guys made a miracle for my family."