TORONTO, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Two/Ten Foundation of Canada will hand
over another truckload of new shoes and boots to the Salvation Army on
Tuesday, June 10th. at 11.00 AM at the Granite Ridge Golf Course in Milton
prior to their fund raising Golf Event.
Two/Ten is a unique industry charity comprised of volunteers from the
footwear industry. Each year Two/Ten donates over 40,000 pairs of new footwear
to needy families from coast to coast in Canada.
Two/Ten works with over 50 front line charities such as the Salvation
Army, St. Vincent de Paul, Women shelters, Street Connection, Aboriginal
Service, YMCA assistance programs to distribute donated new shoes to those
with the most urgent needs.
The Foundation also has provided over 400 bursaries to help students
attend university, and special financial aid to industry people stricken with
serious illness or accident. Two/Ten also provides a scholarship for a
talented young Canadian to study footwear design at the highest level in Italy
Few industries in Canada can boast their own charity where all the
companies and associates come together with the common cause of doing good
For further information:
For further information: Laurie Weston, The Two/Ten Foundation of
Canada, (416) 315-0571