Brockville – Leeds & Grenville Interval House (LGIH) is excited to be holding their 1st Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® fundraising event to raise funds and awareness for the elimination of violence against women.
The event is being held this Saturday, May 27th in Downtown Brockville. Registration begins at 10:00am, the opening rally will start at 11:00am and the march begins at 11:30am. *Red high-heeled shoes (men’s sizes 8-14) are available at the event while supplies last. Please arrive early for best selection of shoe sizes!
There will also be a closing ceremony and some live entertainment compliments of Aislinn McAllister-Barlow, Amanda Keeley, and Dan Shaafsma!
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® combines big hearts with big feet as men and their supporters walk down King Street, Brockville in women’s shoes, raising money and awareness to support violence prevention programs in this community.
100% of funds raised will support Leeds & Grenville Interval House, the local Shelter and Services for abused women and their children.
LGIH are asking men of all ages to participate in this march by registering a team of walkers, becoming an event sponsor or donating to the event, and promoting the march among your networks; help us to recruit walkers as individuals or teams by challenging your friends, families, & colleagues to join you. Help them to fill King Street East for this event by showing your support for this worthy cause. Women and Children are welcome to join this event as well; Families walking together are encouraged too!
Anyone wanting to support this event can make a donation by going to the LGIH website at www.lgih.ca/walk-a- mile and clicking on the Donate Now button; choose the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fund and even sponsor a specific walker by noting in the message section who you are sponsoring, or visit a participating local business who is collecting donations in support of the walk.
To register for the walk, arrange your sponsorship, and for more information on the event, please visit www.lgih.ca/walk-a- mile or contact Kimberley Wright at email@example.com or 613-342- 4724 ext. 104.
Follow them on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/events/590208574516384/.
Look for the Walk A Mile Posters at these businesses:
Echo Clothing Co.
Golden Soles Footwear
Limestone & Ivy
Subramanya Yoga Studio
Tina’s Golden Comb
Saturday May 27th ~ During the First Sidewalk Sale of the Season!
Time- Registration opens at 10 a.m.; Opening rally will start at 11:00 a.m.; the march begins at 11:30 * arrive early for best selection of shoe sizes!
Location- In front of The New Oak Tree, near Garden St. & King St. East.
*Red high-heeled shoes (men’s sizes 8-14) are available at the event while supplies last.
Take a Step Forward ……….Help create a safer community for all of us!