OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - People's lives change when they're
treated with dignity.
On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, BioPed clinicians and staff across Canada
will open their hearts and their hands to children and adults in need
of footwear and socks. Through the company's goodytwoshoes foundation,
more than 100 professionals donate their time and expertise to improve
the quality of life for the less fortunate.
Says Robin Schleien, President and CEO of BioPed Franchising Inc., "Our
partnership with The Salvation Army and independent shelters across
Canada is a natural extension of the goodytwoshoes mission. In closing
our clinic doors on October 2nd, we hope to open countless doorways for those individuals who do not
necessarily have access to adequate footcare and footwear."
goodytwoshoes aims to give the gift of comfort, activity and better foot
health to thousands of Canadians. Working with Salvation Army and local
shelters in British Colombia, Nova Scotia and Ontario, BioPed
associates will educate, properly fit and distribute thousands of pairs
of shoes and socks during this day-long special event.
"We especially wish to thank our valued partners - RMP Athletic, BSN
Medical, Serum International, Sims Medical, Vittoria Phoenix and
National Shoe Specialists for supporting our efforts," Mr. Schleien
continued. "Through their generosity, we've accumulated more than 2,500
pairs of shoes and socks in our warehouse, with several thousand more
pairs of "gently worn" shoes being donated by patients of our 47
Visit www.bioped.com for more information about the goodytwoshoes foundation and BioPed
products and services.
About BioPed Franchising Inc.
The leading provider of lower limb healthcare in Canada, the BioPed
Franchising Inc. network includes more than 65 pedorthic clinics across
British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario. Staffed by
Canadian Certified Pedorthists, BioPed clinics provide a full range of
lower limb and foot-related products and services including in-house
fabrication, fitting and adjusting of custom orthotics, custom and
non-custom lower limb braces, compression stockings for men and women
and a full range of orthotic-friendly footwear.
SOURCE: Bioped Franchising Inc.
For further information:
President & CEO
BioPed Franchising Inc.
905 829-0505 x222