For more event photos click here for our event photo album.
On Saturday October 18th, 2014 at the Pen Centre in St. Cathairnes over 240 men donned high heels and marched around the mall to raise $88,000 for Gillian's Place! It was an incredible site with hundreds of spectators in the Sears Court and through out the mall cheering them on.
A Big congratulations to our Golden Shoe Winners!
|Highest Pledged Team || TD Canada Trust || $ 25,080|
|Highest Pledged Individual (Adult) || Mark Cressman|| $ 4,329|
|Highest Pledged Youth|| Stephen Bodner|| $ 375|
For more photos from our Walk a Mile in HER Shoes photo booth click here.
|Walk a Mile in HER Shoes is a symbolic gesture of men marching in female footwear to raise awareness and money for the issue of violence against women. The Walk gives men the opportunity to publicly take a stand, and it shows that men are willing to stand together with women in making the world a safer place for all women and children. |
|About Gillian's Place For over 35 years, Gillian's Place has protected and served abused women and their children in St. Catharines and North Niagara. Whether women need the safety of the shelter or access to the many programs offered on an outreach basis, Gillian's Place is here to help. The agency has grown to provide a range of services for women which include a 24 hour support line, safe shelter, safety planning and counselling, emotional support, legal advice, transitional assistance and public education. All services are free, completely confidential and available to all women 16 and over. You do not need to stay in the shelter to access our services.|
"With the services I have used, I know my children and I will make it through this difficult time. We will come out a much stronger family whose freedom means everything" Annonymous, (Former outreach client of Gillian's Place)
Walk the Walk • Make a Difference • And let the "Heeling" Begin!
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|Walk a Mile in HER Shoes announces 2014 Ambassadors! |
For the last 2 years, Gillian's Place has selected Walk a Mile ambassadors to help promote and raise awareness for Gillian's Place and the Walk a Mile in HER Shoes event. This year we are excited to have Larry Kent, Moe Merani, Peter Gill, Mark Cressman and Joel Hannigan step up, don the heels, and raise awareness for Gillian's Place and the Walk a Mile in HER Shoes event.
Register online early and WIN!
70 walkers registered online and raised $75 to earn them 2 Free Tickets to the Niagara IceDog's game after the walk! Congrats!