YWCA Peterborough Haliburton announces the end of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes after 11 years

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YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has announced it is ending the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in Peterborough after 11 years, according to a media release.

“We want to express our heartfelt appreciation to all past participants, sponsors and volunteers whose shared compassion has resulted in more than $950,000 in critical funding for women who experience violence,” says YWCA’s Ria Nicholson, organizer of the 2019 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.

The annual event is usually held in late May. In 2019, the event raised $103,028 for the YWCA Crossroads Shelter. (Read more…)