The Georgia State men’s basketball team took part in its second shoe distribution with Samaritan’s Feet on Monday morning. The Panthers traveled to the town of Guarari, which is a “shanty town” inhabited mainly by immigrants from Nicaragua.
Georgia State will be back in action for its final game of the eight-day trip on Monday night, facing San Ramon at 10 p.m. ET.
Make sure to check out the photo blogs from the first four days of the trip as well.
The Panthers are delivering a lot more than just shoes to children in Costa Rica, they are also delivering hope.
The Panthers get ready for the distribution after a few words from the leader of the school.
Head coach Ron Hunter talks to the children before they receive shoes.
Rashaad Richardson and Isaiah Dennis
Associate head coach Darryl LaBarrie
Head coach Ron Hunter
The playground at the school where Georgia State did its shoe distribution on Monday morning.
The school where the Panthers distributed shoes with Samaritan’s Feet on Monday morning.
Curtis Washington and his new friend show off his new pair of shoes.
Georgia State traveled with 30 people to Costa Rica for the eight-day trip.
These “little” guys wanted a photo with the “big” basketball players.
Assistant coach Everick Sullivan
One of the students showing off his latest homework assignment to the players.
Corey Tobin and Jeff Diepenbrock
The Panthers were able to leave some extra shoes for another group of children that were going to come in during the afternoon.
Some of the players interacted with kids on the playground before returning to San Jose.
One of the “shanty towns” just outside the school
Another of the “shanty towns” just outside the school
The ladies on the trip got a chance to pose with the littlest children in attendance on Monday.