Red Shoe Walks planned for central N.L.
Red Shoe Crew – Walk for Families in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities Newfoundland and Labrador is hosted annually by volunteers in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador to help raise funds and awareness to keep families with sick or injured children close to each other and the care and resources they need.
In 2017, walks were held in 43 communities throughout the province, raising a record $245,000. In the six years since the walk started, more than $1.3 million has been raised.
The following are the dates, times and locations for local walks:
La Scie - Fire Hall. Registration 10 a.m., walk starts 11 a.m. Event leaders: Krista Andrews and Debbie Burton, rscla[email protected]mail.com; kristaan[email protected]look.com; dee_bur[email protected] hotmail.com.
Bishop’s Falls – Bishop’s Falls West End Playground. Registration 10 a.m., walk starts at 11 a.m. Event leader: Darlene Hancock, darlene. han[email protected]laliant.net.
Grand Falls-Windsor - Papa’s Sweet Shop. Registration 10 a.m., walk starts 11 a.m. Event: leader Chad Haggett, [email protected]
Lewisporte - Kinsmen Community Centre. Registration 1 p.m., walk starts 2 p.m. Event leader: Lisa Martin, kobeys_[email protected]mail.com.
Springdale - Springdale Trade School College Building. Registration 1 p.m., walk starts 2 p.m. Event leader: Nadaine Bath, [email protected] gmail.com.
Bay d’Espoir - Milltown Lions Club. Registration 5 p.m., walk starts 5:30 p.m. Event Leader: Cheryl George, Cheryl.ge[email protected]mail.com.
Pilley’s Island - Pilley’s Island Recreation Centre. Registration 12:30 p.m., walk starts 1 p.m. Event leader: BJ Osmond, bj_os[email protected]mail.com.
Red Shoe Crew – Walk for Families are taking place throughout the province this month, including in different communities throughout central.