SAFE EDMONTON HEARTS AND HEALS! has quickly shot up to the top of the fundraising lists for YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

Not only does the team hold the distinction of being the top fundraising team so far for the 2019 event, they also have the current Top Three individual fundraisers. Co-captains Sergeant Mike Elliott and Dr. John Lilley are aiming to be the largest, most successful fundraising team that Walk a Mile Edmonton has ever seen … Read more

‘Everyone deserves to be safe in their home’: Edmontonians put their best foot forward for YWCA Edmonton

In the summer of 2013, Curtis Hargrove walked from his home in Cold Lake to Edmonton. He made the nearly 300-kilometre journey in ruby-red high heels.  “When I started, they were four-inch heels but by the time I was done, they were about two inches,” Hargrove says. The less-than-ideal walking shoes gave Hargrove blisters and … Read more

YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® 10th Anniversary Event

The idiom is old and familiar: “Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes.” As children, it’s innocently taken quite literally while thinking about the array of different shoes people wore: how much of a difference would it really make to walk in cowboy boots rather than stiletto heels? Of course, with … Read more