(WMC-TV) – Two celebrated NFL stars are in Memphis right now, providing brand new shoes and socks to 500 local kids.
Former University of Memphis running back DeAngelo Williams and wide receiver Steve Smith, both of whom now play for the Carolina Panthers, are at the Streets Ministries giving back.
Williams and Smith are teaming up with the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club and Samaritan's Feet in order to provide brand new footwear to 500 pre-selected children.
The kids were pre-selected and all were chosen because they are associated with Streets Ministries, Memphis Athletic Ministries, and Girls Inc.
Along with Williams and Smith, University of Memphis Tiger Elliot Perry and the women's basketball team are also there helping sort the shoes and wash kids' feet as they are presented with their new kicks.
The event will go until 2 p.m. Friday.