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Slippers donated for Glenwood Elementary holiday performance

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Students at Glenwood Elementary received pairs of slippers on Wednesday, but not just any slippers -- Stompies.

It all started when a teacher contacted 13abc Super Saving Monday contributor Joni Meyer-Crothers. The students didn't have slippers for their holiday performance of "The Slipper Song."

So Meyer-Crothers put out the call for help on her blog and got an overwhelming response.

"Everybody's so generous at Christmas time," she says. "I love that, but we can't forget there's 11 other months out of the year, so we need to be generous all the time. I think, when you hear a need, rather than just shrugging it off and saying, 'That's sad,' we need to step up, and we need to do something."

Meyer-Crothers says she even had a woman buy two pairs of slippers all the way from Texas.

The school's Christmas performance is Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

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