Skechers President Michael Greenberg on Tuesday evening presented the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation with a giant check for $45,000 raised by participants in the fourth annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk last October.
In all, the walk raised $586,000 for the Friendship Circle and local education foundations.
Skechers representative Lauren Dutko said the amount that was raised and donated was nearly $100,000 more than from the previous year's walk.
The Friendship Circle received $250,000, and the remainder was divided among six South Bay educational foundations. In addition to the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation, other foundations that received funds include Manhattan Beach Education, Hermosa Beach Education, Torrance Education, El Segundo Education and Peninsula Education.