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11/28/2016 Rep. Robert B. Lancia to host second annual ‘Hope for the Holidays’
STATE HOUSE  — Rep. Robert B. Lancia (R-District 16 Cranston), along with his wife Maryann, will host the second annual ‘Hope for the Holidays’, a benefit to support the ‘Gotta Have Sole’ Foundation. 
Gotta Have Soul Foundation Inc.’s mission is to provide children living in shelters across the United States with brand-new footwear to call their own.
“This is truly a worthy cause and I hope everyone in Cranston and throughout our great state shows up to donate to needy children in our area,” said Rep. Lancia.  “This is an important event for my wife and I every holiday season.  It means a lot to us as a couple to do everything we can to provide for others who may be less fortunate than ourselves.”
Representative Lancia asks that anyone wishing to contribute, please purchase a pair of brand new sneakers, in your own shoe size, and on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon, bring the sneakers to Panera Bread, located at 400 Chapel View Blvd. in Cranston to donate to homeless children in Rhode Island.
In attendance, meet Rep. Robert B. Lancia, Hope Man, Miss Black Talented Teen Rhode Island, Miss Rhode Island and others. 
For more information on the ‘Gotta Have Sole’ Foundation, please visit

For more information, contact:
Raina C. Smith, House Minority Office
State House Room 106
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-2259