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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Morgan Barns struggles with her backpack as a group of Midvale Elementary children receives early Christmas presents from America First Credit Union Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. The kids were given new backpacks, socks and shoes.

MIDVALE — Midvale Elementary students Monday received new shoes and other holiday gifts sponsored by America First Credit Union.

Annually, America First provides new shoes to children throughout Utah and greater Las Vegas.

Children in 10 schools and support programs, from Brigham City to Las Vegas, will be receiving early Christmas presents because of the generosity of America First members, employees and concerned citizens.