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YWCA’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes raises $278,000+ PDF Print E-mail
Written by James Paton   
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 10:16

High heels and hairy legs were a common site in Olympic Plaza, where the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was held, Monday Sept 19. Proceeds went to the Calgary YWCA’s campaign to help women escape domestic violence.

 

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Brad McCarty and Sean Horvath trekked out in their best get-ups to show their support for the YWCA.
Photo: James Paton
Mount Royal University President David Docherty kicked off the downtown Calgary event with a speech aimed at walkers from all over the city. The rain held out for volunteers and spectators who gawked Calgary men of all shapes and sizes, walking in three-inch stilettos. ”It’s such a great opportunity to witness a first-hand account of what Calgarians can do with their generosity,” said Sue Tomney, CEO of the YWCA of Calgary. As of Tuesday morning, more than $278,000 had been raised for the charity event with more expected to come in the following days.

 

 


 
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