Peterborough realtor Linz Hunt treks across the Sahara Desert to raise $17,820 for YWCA Crossroads Shelter

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Linz Hunt of Royal LePage Frank Real Estate in Peterborough has donated $17,820 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s Crossroads Shelter in support of women and children fleeing abuse.

Hunt raised the funds by participating in Royal LePage Shelter Foundation’s 2019 Sahara Desert Challenge for Shelter, where a group of 120 Royal LePage professionals journeyed to Morocco in November to trek 100 kilometres across the Sahara Desert over five straight days.

“As a realtor, my job is to sell people homes and I can’t imagine associating a home with fear and danger,” Hunt says. “I chose to contribute more intentionally to the YWCA by taking part in the Sahara trek because of the people I know and love who have experienced gender-based violence.” (Read more…)