Heels not required for Walk a Mile event in Peterborough

March 28, 2018 – Peterborough Examiner – by Jessica Nyznik

To Walk a Mile in Her Shoes this year, you can wear any shoes you want.

They don’t have to be heels and they don’t have to be red either.

Image of Jen Cureton, Drew Merrett and Monika Carmichael holding red shoes

Organizers of the YWCA’s Trent Valley Honda Walk a Mile in Her Shoes don’t care what you have on your feet, because that’s not what it’s really about.

“It’s about what you’re making possible for women and children,” said Jen Cureton, YWCA director of philanthropy and communications.

Walk a Mile is a fundraiser for the YWCA Crossroads Shelter, which provides safe nights’ sleep for women and children fleeing abuse.

In previous years, the event was a way for men to show their support, by donning red pumps and walking a mile in the downtown core. (Read more…)