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Sanford, Samaritan’s Feet partner for senior service event

Sanford Health in Bemidji and Samaritan’s Feet are partnering to serve senior residents of Neilson Place with a specially designed pair of shoes from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at Sanford Neilson Place, 1000 Anne Street NW.

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BEMIDJI — Sanford Health in Bemidji and Samaritan’s Feet are partnering to serve senior residents of Neilson Place with a specially designed pair of shoes from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at Sanford Neilson Place, 1000 Anne Street NW.

"Samaritan’s Feet serves and inspires hope and dignity in our aging population by providing shoes as the foundation to a spiritual and healthy life," a release said. "Lack of proper footwear can have a negative impact on a senior’s health and well-being, the ability to live independently, community involvement and economic stability."

Anyone in the community who would like to assist with the event can register to volunteer by visiting www.samaritansfeet.org/bemidji.

Volunteers will spend time with seniors, washing their feet, encouraging them and providing them with a new pair of specially designed shoes. Other volunteer roles include runners, water team, show area and greeters, the release said.

Masks will be required for all volunteers at this event. For questions and to volunteer, email kmeyers@samaritansfeet.org .

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