2017 continued to be a great year for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Athabasca. 22 men strapped on the heels and participated. As of September 23, 2017, $22000 has been raised for the THRIVE program.
Thank you to all the men who participated and all the local companies who donated supplies and services to make the day a success. All monies raised stays right in the community to help those coping with relationship abuse through the THRIVE program.
2017 Walk a Mile Corporate Pledge Sponsors
Stilleto Sponsor (over $500)
- REALTORS of Royal LePage County Realty - Top Corporate Pledge
- Servus Credit Union
- Town of Athabasca
- Select Equipment Rentals (Athabasca) Ltd.
- Morrison Hershfield Ltd.
- Alpac (Alberta-Pacific Forest Industried Inc
- Summer Village of Island Lake
Wedge Sponsor ($250-$499)
- Buylow Foods Athabasca
- All Fired Up DJ Services
Pump Sponsor ($100 - $249)
- Joanne M. Huedes Professional Corporation o/a Law on Main
- Northwest Fabricators Ltd.
- Summer Village of Sunset Beach
- RX Drugmart IDA Athabasca
- LT. LeSage Holdings Ltd. o/a.Canadian Tire Athabasca
- Dr. Walter Cummings Optometrist
- Athabasca Automotive Industrial
- Boom 94.1
- The Athabasca Advocate
Flip Flop Sponsor (under $100)
- Flowers by Christina
- Jon LeMessuier Baseline Training
Finally....THANK YOU TO
- MIKE MCLEAN FOR BEING OUR EMCEE
- JON LEMESSUIER FROM BASELINE TRAINING FOR THE WARM UP SESSION AT THE BEGINNING
- All the volunteers from the Athabasca United Church congregation, Athabasca Native Friendship Center Society, Athabasca FCSS, Aspen View School Division, Royal LePage County Realty and Alberta Mental Health who helped out.
- The Coronado United Church for donating shoes from their rummage sales for our men to walk in and for the shoe display.
- All of the PRAAC committee members for their hard work
- The Community & the Men who walked!
TO DONATE TO PRAAC:
Click here to donate on-line. On the drop down menu, choose Athabasca PRAAC to ensure the donation is allocated properly.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL BE RE-DIRECTED TO WWW.CANADAHELPS.ORG TO COMPLETE THE ON-LINE DONATION.
ALL DONATIONS MADE THROUGH THE WWW.CANADAHELPS.ORG WEBSITE WILL APPEAR ON YOUR CREDIT CARD STATEMENT AS "CANADA HELPS". YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE YOUR DONATION RECEIPT FROM CANADA HELPS AS WELL.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION!
Athabasca and Area Prevention of Relationship Abuse Action Committee