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More than 10,000 shoes given to children through 15-year-old's organization

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Nicholas Lowinger Nicholas Lowinger
Friday he gave away new shoes to children at the Home of the Innocents. Friday he gave away new shoes to children at the Home of the Innocents.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A 15-year-old who has worked to provide nearly 11,000 shoes to homeless children in 26 states was honored with a Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award Thursday night.

Nicholas Lowinger, a Rhode Island native, started the non-profit organization Gotta Have Sole when he was 12 years old.

While he was in Louisville for the award ceremony he continued his humanitarian work and stopped by the Home of the Innocents in downtown Louisville to give the children some new soles.

Click the video to hear Nicholas talk about meeting the celebrities, what started his passion and his plans to continue making the world a better place.

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